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Photo of Maintenance Convoy from Maine at Wagon Wheel
Maintenance Convoy from Maine at Wagon Wheel

As NS power doubles up empty racks at Sanvel for 287, an unusual convoy of hi-rail and MoW equipment has journeyed a few hundred miles down from Maine (Irving?) and is heading west on main one, destination unknown (although it was heard to have permission to CPF-346 after turning the equipment at Hill Yard on the wyes). Rumor has it that PAR MoW crews are fully subscribed as winter nears so management has enlisted a contractor to do some track work - perhaps around Gardner where three gons of ties are being unloaded on the house track. And maybe when the convoy returns north, it will apply a little TLC to the Stony Brook (CWR east of 312 is not yet installed), especially track 2!

Photographed by John Barlow, October 6, 2017.
Added to the photo archive by John Barlow, October 7, 2017.
Railroad: Pan Am Railways.

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