Thursday, September 8, 2011

MOW Rail motorcar tour on Alaska Railroad

People living and working along the railroad tracks may notice dozens of small unique vehicles putting along the tracks over the next few weeks. They are part of the Motorcar Operators West’s 15th Annual Pacific Northwest Tour on the Alaska Railroad between September 8th and 22nd.
The Motorcar Operators West group of 29 vehicles will spend nine days on the track, while exploring railbelt communities along the way. Members of the non-profit organization are rail fans and hobbyists who restore and operate historic railroad motorcars (also known as track speeders), which were used by track inspectors and work crews to move quickly between work sites. Continued

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