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SSW (Cotton Belt) MOW Crane 96005 -- AR RR Museum Pine Bluff AR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 34° 13.639 W 091° 59.194
15S E 593340 N 3787825
Quick Description: This MASSIVE steam-powered relief crane is a historic piece of MOW equipment. It was deployed by the Cotton Belt Railroad to clear tracks and right cars that had derailed.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 9/13/2012 4:11:05 PM
Waymark Code: WMF98A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters
Views: 1

Long Description:
The waymarked MOW equipment is a steam-powered relief crane which was part of a six-car special MOW train deployed to derailment sites. It is the only remaining steam-powered relief crane in the world, and it is on display every day at the Arkansas Railroad Museum, located at 1700 Port Road, Pine Bluff, AR 71601.
Is this a display or a maintenance facility location?: Display

Are there any fees and if so how much? (optional): Free to look from outside, small charge to go inside

Website about this MOW waymark. (optional): [Web Link]

Additional site related to the MOW category. (optional): Not listed

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