Section Car - Anchorage, Alaska
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 61° 03.111 W 149° 47.802
6V E 349016 N 6771788
Quick Description: Railroad section car located at the former Potter Section house located south of Anchorage.
Location: Alaska, United States
Date Posted: 8/6/2010 11:38:22 PM
Waymark Code: WM9DP0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
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Long Description:
The section car or gas car was used to transport railroad workers to work sites along the tracks. The car was large enough to transport 4 or 5 workers. The car was light enough that the workers could lift it off the tracks to allow trains to pass. This car was built in 1963 and retired in 1986.
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