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A side-view of the mechanical switch that was used to move trains off of the mainline and on to the siding.  The switch has a lock to prevent unauthorized tampering of the unit.



Another view of the mainline and spur, looking northeast.  Some extra metal rails lie along the right-of-way.



This section of the mainline is heavily washed-out.  Track ties are not visible at all along this section of track.  Look at the bottom right of this picture, and notice the seam in the right rail.  Trains will have to proceed with caution along this section of track.



This at-grade crossing has the typical metal plate that separates the tracks from the street.



Further up the line, a layup track goes off of the mainline.



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