Housatonic Railroad NX-11 at North Elm Street         
Rolling along the former trackage of the Guilford System and before that the Central New England Railroad, HRRC #22, an ex-MMA, ex-BAR, nee-ATSF General Motors Electro-Motive Division GP7u leads NX-11 through the 10MPH FRA Class Excepted speed restriction on its approach to North Elm Street, with twelve empties to be loaded at the Minerals Technology lime plant.
Date: 4/3/2017 Location: Canaan, CT   Map Show Canaan on a rail map Views: 360 Collection Of:   Joshua Harkness
Locomotives: HRRC 22(GP7u)    Author:  Joshua Harkness
Housatonic Railroad NX-11 at North Elm Street
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Name Type Comments Date
Mike Maskel General NICE SHOT 4/4/2017 10:48:23 AM
Ron Carlson General Is that 60lbs rail?!? I thought the 80lbs rail on the DAVP looked skinny! 4/5/2017 3:33:39 AM
Joshua Harkness General Ron, I'm not sure on the weight of the rail here. Most of the rail on the HRRC is dated 1922 and weighs 120lbs. I assume that this in the same, as the 120lbs rail was the standard of the time on the NYNH&H, though it's possible Guilford could have redone the tracks here more recently with lighter rail. 4/5/2017 12:41:25 PM

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