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For a railroader it\'s an awkward piece of cast iron to grasp but yet heavy to handle for those that don\'t know it\'s true weight, but still this 50 lbs piece of cast iron is what holds together those 14,000 ton trains out there.
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Caption: For a railroader it\'s an awkward piece of cast iron to grasp but yet heavy to handle for those that don\'t know it\'s true weight, but still this 50 lbs piece of cast iron is what holds together those 14,000 ton trains out there.

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Michael Da Costa [359] (more) (contact)
Date: 01/05/2011 (search)
Railway: Canadian National (search)
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City/Town: Brampton (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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3 Comments
  1. I see your unit has footboards. What was the model/number of the locomotive?

  2. linda foto… parabens

  3. Imagine the tension on the knuckle of the 1st coupler on the 120,2½ miles long ,13,000 tons.

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