PRR Coal Dock

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PRR Coal Dock

Post by Wayne Gest » Thu Jan 27, 2022 10:28 pm

Found this picture today of the PRR coal dock that once spanned the mains at Piqua Yard, the only color picture I have ever seen of it. I don't think it's ever been posted here before. Also, check out that center cab locomotive.

http://www.godfatherrails.com/photos/ss ... wType=trip

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Post by rrnut282 » Fri Jan 28, 2022 1:22 pm

That whole slide show is interesting as it was all before my time.
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Post by D.L. » Sat Jan 29, 2022 3:52 pm

:( Too bad the Winter St. roundhouse is gone.

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Post by rrnut282 » Mon Feb 07, 2022 5:53 pm

When I was staking out new tracks for Triple Crown, I saw that the concrete pads radiating around the former turntable were still there. So there is still proof it was there.
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Post by Bob Durnell » Tue Feb 08, 2022 8:33 pm

Some of those pads are clearly visible on Google Earth. I've ALWAYS wanted to go back there, but have resisted the urge.
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