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Two Unit Fairbank Morse Diesel Pulling Around Lead, East End of Lambert's Point Main Coal Yard
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Title
Two Unit Fairbank Morse Diesel Pulling Around Lead, East End of Lambert's Point Main Coal Yard
Work Type
b&w photograph
Images
Date
1960
Location
Norfolk, VA
Lambert's Point Yard
36.875596
-76.317623
Measurements
16x20
inches
Description
NW Units 129 and 142. Shows two Fairbanks Morse units pulling coal cars around one of the lead tracks at the east end of the Lambert's Point main coal yard. These multiple units, which are about 112 feet in overall length, are used in classifying trains having as many as 100 coal cars. Because of the length of the trains, the ground crew at the rear end of the train cannot be seen at all times form the cab. In order to permit signal passing from one end of the train to the other, the carrier has supplied the conductor with switching lights. These switching lights, which the conductor sets up on a stand about the height of a switch stand, are not always within the engineer's view, because of curvatures, and it is frequently necessary for the aspect of the switch lights to be relayed from the fireman to the engineer.
#16
B-13
Repository
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Martin P. Catherwood Library, Cornell University
Accession Number
5003pb61f088
Source
U.S. President's Railroad Commission Photographs (#5003 P)
U.S. President's Railroad Commission Photographs #5003 P. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
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The content in the "U.S. President’s Railroad Commission Photographs Collection" (Kheel Center collection: #5003 P)is believed to be in the public domain, and is presented by Cornell University Library under the Guidelines for Using Text, Images, Audio, and Video from Cornell University Library Collections [https://www.library.cornell.edu/about/inside/policies/public-domain]. These images have been digitized from items in the Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation & Archives at Cornell University Library. More information about the physical collection can be found here: http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/EAD/htmldocs/KCL05003p.html. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item.
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