Garth Groff and Sally Sanford <mallardlodge1000@...>
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Some of the Delano photos taken of the CNW yard in Chicago show this sort of track, and even a few of the hand-pushed narrow guage cars.
Mungo Napier, Laird of Mallard Lodge 🦆
On Thu, Oct 31, 2019 at 5:52 PM Bruce Smith <smithbf@...
It was not uncommon for RIP tracks to have these narrow gauge tracks for hand carts to haul materials.
"Some days you are the bug, some days you are the windshield."
Is that a narrow gauge, maybe 2 foot, track parallel to the car? It sure appears to be flanges ways.
Northwest of Mike Brock
Wow, Bill, thanks for this documentation! How did you ever locate this image?
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This photo should help with all the speculation. It is the other side of the car apparently taken at the same time. Different lighting, different results. The car number is 12824.