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Fort Michie - RR Tracks.

 
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 06, 2012 11:04 pm    Post subject: Fort Michie - RR Tracks. Reply with quote

A local CDSG member was asking me about RR tracks on Fort Michie. I went through my photos - and here's what I've come up with...


The following 4 photos are Q.M. photos - (source: B.W. Smith)

Bldg A016


Bldg 006


Bldg 007


Bldg 008


Photo from 8/1921 - (source B.W. Smith)


2 enlargements from above photo - 1) showing wharf with track and a steam powered piece of equipment amoung the buildings
2) steam powered crane(?) possibly mounted on train car.




Photo from 7/1924 - (source B.W. Smith)


enlargement from above photo showing steam powered crane(?) possibly mounted on train car.


Photo from a couple of month later - 11/1924 (source B.W. Smith)


enlargement from above photo showing steam powered crane(?) possibly mounted on train car.


"Present Day" site photos (2003 / 2006)

Tracks leading into J.M.K Davis magazine


Photo of tracks at magazine entrance


Photo atop the magazine looking back towards the wharf

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