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From: "Pete Scheckermann" pschecke AT columbus DOT rr DOT com
Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2009 22:45:22 -0400
Subject: Salt Traffic
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The salt traffic that has been under discussion eventually reached its final
destination. As Paul Tup mentioned earlier there was a large salt barn in
Waldwick near the commuter storage yard. Attached are 2 photos taken during
the January 20, 1978 blizzard with some of the salt cars in the background.
U34CH #3378 is WB (note WC on the right side) and cab car #1500 is EB
passing WC. The salt was put to good use in the ensuing days following the

If memory serves me correctly this was the second of 2 large northeasters
that month.

Pete S


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