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Re: Tell me about this rail
Posted by: dougvv (IP Logged)
Date: January 22, 2012 11:00PM

I'm not sure, the frog is blocked, but this looks like a flanged rail/flat wheel line.

I would not have thought that style would have been used as late the the shay looks fairly modern (1880-1900).

However, double flanged shays using logs as rails were also used late into the railroad hey-days.

Doug vV



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  Tell me about this rail bcp 01/22/2012 10:52PM
  Re: Tell me about this rail dougvv 01/22/2012 11:00PM
  Re: Tell me about this rail-more photos bcp 01/22/2012 11:44PM
  Re: Tell me about this rail-more photos Jon Bentz 01/23/2012 09:40AM
  Re: Tell me about this rail Joe Magruder 01/23/2012 11:43AM


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Eastbound Colorado & Southern freight train leaving Waterton, Jefferson County, Colorado; Engines 69 and 70 and twenty-eight cars curve round bend at 15 MPH. Pbotographed: March 31 1941

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