Switch Detail Ont Branch line 1976

Switch Detail Ont Branch line 1976 from behindHere we find one of the incongruities of operating a branch line, even though there is little in the way of quality on the track you can see the quality and workmanship in the switch.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Switch Detail Ont Branch line 1976 from behind

A interesting feature/detail is the broom to clean gravel and grain from the points. This switch was very close to grain loading point, that used trucks to leave grain, for later transfer to rail cars.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Switch Detail Ont Branch line 1976

In the one photo you can see the future replacement, a small grain elevator that was for transfer grain was delivered by farm trailer, cleaned and loaded onto road trailers for transport.

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