Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/10/08

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Abandoned diesel locomotive
From: at (Douglas Sharp)
Date: Fri, 09 Oct 2009 01:01:13 +0200
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Sad to see them just rusting away - nice shot Larry.

Looks like someone already took out the diesel MPU and just left the 
rest to rot.


Lawrence Zeitlin wrote:
> For the railroad buffs. On a bike ride I spotted this abandoned diesel
> locomotive, one of many old engines and railcars at the Harmon/Croton 
> Yards.
> This facility is the major repair center for Amtrak's Metro division. If
> some rolling stock is uneconomical to fix, it is pushed to a siding and
> waits until eternity or some scrap metal dealer bids on it - whichever 
> comes
> first.
> .
> Larry Z
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