Re: the track the crane is on appears to be dual-gauge
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I can't say I have been on THAT dock but I have been on many.
The right hand rail that is secured to concrete, not ties, appears
to be for a gantry crane that straddles two or more railroad tracks.
Ties would have too much give for the usual gantry which must reach
well outside the track structure for loads. A soft support would be
The intended purpose of the dual gauge track on ties under the RR
crane I cannot guess.
Chuck Peck in FL
On Tue, Mar 14, 2017 at 12:04 PM, Richard Brennan rbrennan@... [STMFC] <STMFC@...> wrote: