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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...
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...
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:
In comparison CN transports their ties on regular center-beams.
Note that "CP Rail" and the numbers have been...
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.
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