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Railroad Tie Grapple
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 33° 45.781 W 117° 13.977
11S E 478427 N 3735904
Quick Description: This piece of Maintenance-of-Way equipment sees active use at the Orange Empire Railway Museum making light work of lifting and manipulating heavy railroad ties.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 11/21/2013 8:46:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMJHW4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 1

Long Description:
This piece of Maintenance-of-Way equipment appears to be designed to reduce the effort needed in handling the heavy wooden ties supporting the railroad trackage. The grapple on the end of the arm looks ready to grab a tie and place it wherever needed.
Is this a display or a maintenance facility location?: Maintenance Facility

Are there any fees and if so how much? (optional): 0.00

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