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Its early morning - crews work hard to replace the switch off the Watrous sub onto the Warman sub (PNL route). As you can see clearly in the photo, the mainline is split. I think they installed an automatic turnout, so that CN 303/314 dont need to bother the yard and take a good half hour away...
ConRail assigned a number of cabooses to M.O.W. service and painted them gray as a quick method of ID. These buggies were also assigned a separate number group from the "normal" freight vans, with a suffix letter "R", as seen here on 46171R at Plainville, CT.
The crew on the Little Giant crane gives us a thumbsup as they clear the mainline for traffic to startup again while track work took place on Stevens Pass in 2007. They are about to head into the Alpine Cut to my back left.
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