Ballast going east?

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Ballast going east?

Postby arthur d. » Sat May 27, 2017 10:45 am

A known associate has reported seeing blocks of cars loaded with ballast going east in D-2.
Can anyone confirm or deny this, and if true, where is it going?
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Re: Ballast going east?

Postby jaymac » Sat May 27, 2017 12:49 pm

Have frequently seen short -- half-dozen or so -- blocks of company hoppers EB and WB Gardner and points east. If Trew on the Deerfield Loop is the source, then could well be.
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Re: Ballast going east?

Postby doublestack » Sat May 27, 2017 4:24 pm

Here's a recent clip of EDPO with 10 loads of stone EB at the Mass-NH state line. No clue on the stone loads where to after that. Most likely Rigby yard.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5thsSRLoS3I

Thanks to Austin McSwiggin for the video
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Re: Ballast going east?

Postby BM6569 » Mon May 29, 2017 8:59 pm

Some ballast has been dropped in Auburn and points east as of a week or two ago
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