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Photo of Bad Day at Richmondville Siding - 1
Bad Day at Richmondville Siding - 1

Richmondville siding on the NS D&H line is 7400 feet long. In July of 2018, an unfortunate event occurred at the controlled siding where opposing trains, each a skosh longer than the advertised siding length, had a standoff. In this photo, the head end of northbound intermodal train 22K waits for the marker of southbound manifest 11R to clear the foul point at the CP-526 interlocking but 11R has stopped because it can't get past the 22K's marker!

Photographed by John Barlow, July 28, 2018.
Added to the photo archive by John Barlow, December 2, 2019.
Railroad: Norfolk Southern.

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