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  1. Ties In The Snow

    Ties In The Snow

    Ties In The Snow
  2. Waiting for passage

    Waiting for passage

    A MOW crew waits next to their hi-rail, for a W/B IMS to pass before continuing work - unloading new ties for the mainline.
  3. Game over

    Game over

    A contracor takes away the ties of CN's Fort Garry Industrial Park #1 trackage. I haven't seen a train there ever since I started railfanning two years prior, so it's fair to say that not much has been lost. There weren't even any cars in the industrial park, not to mention 2/3's of the tracks...
  4. Tie unloader

    Tie unloader

    I've been looking forward to capture one of these, after seing photos of them on RRF for years. This gon is part of ~15 piece MOW set that includes gondolas loaded with ties, a BRANDT truck, tampers, tie cranes and more casual MOW equipement like hi-rail trucks. Sure is odd to see a yellow...
  5. Ties for sale?

    Ties for sale?

    Two MOW Service CP gondolas loaded with ties, way over their sides. I'm guessing these are new ties, since this tie unloader was one car away: http://tinyurl.com/3752k9 In comparison CN transports their ties on regular center-beams. Note that "CP Rail" and the numbers have been...
  6. Lots of  Wood Ties

    Lots of Wood Ties

    Stockpiled along Front Street in South Plainfield.
  7. Burnt Rail Ties

    Burnt Rail Ties

    Burnt rail ties at Bozeman
  8. Hand Hewn Ties along the Siuselaw

    Hand Hewn Ties along the Siuselaw

    This Photo was taken along the Siuselaw River near a town called Mapleton,near the Oregon Coast. My mother lived in the houseboat and my grandfathers commercial fishing boat was tied to the dock. Photo was taken about 1932. Look at the random length on the ties.
  9. CPR ties

    CPR ties

    CPR tie cars in east shed @ Marathon

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