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CN pile driver 50825 waits for a work block in the back track at Field, Ontario.  With its boom in the "full upright position", this photo does not give one a strong feeling of stability.
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Caption: CN pile driver 50825 waits for a work block in the back track at Field, Ontario. With its boom in the "full upright position", this photo does not give one a strong feeling of stability.

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First954 [132] (more) (contact)
Date: 09/00/1968 (search)
Railway: Canadian National (search)
Reporting Marks: CN 50825 (search)
Train Symbol: Work Extra (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Field ON Mile 93.7 Alderdale Sub (search)
City/Town: Field (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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2 Comments
  1. While it does look a little ‘wonky’, the pile driver leads are designed to tilt left, right, fore or aft in order to drive piles at an angle to the vertical.

  2. It is known as ‘batter’.

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