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The Philadelphia Chapter of the

National Railway Historical Society

Established in 1936


Railfan Pictures of the Week - 08/14/2005

Amtrak Northeast Corridor Edgely PA August 4 2005

Part Five of the repairs on the NEC. Click here for Part One , Part Two , Part Three and Part Four.

Wire train removing the old damaged wire.


The old fashioned wire train consists of :

AMTK 16311

AMTK 15195
AMTK 13035
AMTK 721


And the newer way to maintain wires, built by Plasser American

AMTK MTW-100 A16508 and AMTK RT-10 N11304


All pictures August 4 2005 Copyright © 2005 John P. Almeida

Photographs for personal use only. All rights reserved by original owner of image. Reproduction or redistribution in any form without express written permission is prohibited.

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