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.


Plains - 

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

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