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Winter weather at Tower 55 froze switches requiring several crews to work non-stop to keep the trains rolling. Every switch had to be thawed to be lined ahead of every train approaching, a slow process. Although it took a long time to get a train through, they did manage to keep Tower 55 open.
This spur ran off CN Rivers sub into the Fort Garry Industrial Park #1. At its peak it had at least four spurs and siding, serving a variety of warehouses in the area. When I started railfanning in 2003, it was down to one spur and a siding, both lacking traffic. Not surprisingly by Spring 2005...
My son moved his Electrical Contractor business in Fort Myers, now he is on Palm Ave. right across from the Seminole Gulf Railroad yard. Can't wait till later today when he gets his security cameras up I'm hoping for 24 hour feed of the yard.
BNSF (BN) 8109 SD60M casts its reflection is what is left of the snow (yes it technically snowed in Fort Worth even if it did not amount to much) and rain of the last few days. Here is another of the remaining unpatched BN units. Her sister engine in trail BNSF 8152 does sport a very small...
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