Re: Mystery to me box car

mike turner <yardcoolieyahoo@...>

Sounds plausible given boxcars, flats, and tank cars can be discerned.

Mike Turner
Simpsonville, SC 29681

On 2/26/2011 9:46 PM, Anthony Thompson wrote:
Schuyler Larrabee wrote:
I've been wondering if anyone can explain the intent of providing
the two tracks between the yard ladders. They're covered with cars,
but a mixmaster assortment. What are these tracks for?
They could be "slough" tracks, for the convenience of crews
working either ladder. That's a place you stuff cars that you need to
get out of the way for a little while.

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