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MOW - Molson Siding MB
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 50° 01.505 W 096° 18.804
14U E 692428 N 5544877
Quick Description: This Railroad Maintenance-Of-Way Equipment is two tie cranes that were parked at Molson Siding, Manitoba right next to the Canadian Pacific mainline.
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date Posted: 8/29/2014 3:42:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMMC0F
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member SearchN
Views: 1

Long Description:
#5102-06 is a Pandrol Jackson Model 950
The heavy-duty 950 is designed to perform efficiently on both wood and concrete ties in high and low production tie replacement programs. The upper deck and workhead are capable of rotating 360 degrees in both directions making it very versatile. The articulate boom allows an 800 pound lift capacity 24 feet from center of track. (visit link)

#5102-04 is Bert Pike Utility Tie Crane

The railway tracks makes an abrupt 30° course change just east of Molson Siding. For the story why, read the story on the nearby geocache, The Iron Horse Changes Course (visit link)
Is this a display or a maintenance facility location?: Maintenance Facility

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

Website about this MOW waymark. (optional): Not listed

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

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Peter and Gloria visited MOW - Molson Siding MB 9/5/2014 Peter and Gloria visited it