Sightings 12.04.08

 

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December 4, 2008

The CP uses Hi-Rail Trucks to inspect the line, often early in the morning. They are used after stormy weather to check the line for problems - esp. in the South from Mocanaqua and down, were there are a lot of trees close to the line. Also places that are prone to washouts and falling rocks.

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CP Hi Railer crossing the Gauntlet with the strobe lights on. Neat.





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Scranton Area Rail Structures : 

DL&W passenger station, used as hotel.
DL&W roundhouse, Steamtown NHS.
DL&W shops,now used by Chamberlain Mfg.
DL&W Mattes St Tower, concrete.
D&H Freight House,brick, Wyoming Ave, used as Lumber yard.
D&H Crossing Tower,wooden, Wyoming Ave.
Scranton Railway Carbarn/Shops, Providence road, 
used as DPW yard, (parts demolished, parts standing).

CNJ Station, brick, partly restored.