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Occasionally, arcing from a third rail shoe will start a wooden tie or two burning. I watched the South Boston yard crew use some powder extinguishers with no luck. They ended up bringing two water cooler jugs out from a near by building which seemed to do the trick.

Photographed by Wayne Sanden, July 21, 2020.
Added to the photo archive by Wayne Sanden, July 21, 2020.
Railroad: MBTA.

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