Re: [FJGRailroad] Snowmobiles
> Gino,Those are exactly what I was talking about! Someone told me they were to
> Old pieces of rail were sunk about three feet deep to mark the center of the
> right of way. Obviously this would generally be in the center of the guage.
> They were put in by the surveyor teams when the right of way was plotted.
> They had a tendency to creep up and had to be pounded down every so often as
> part of regular maintenance. Perhaps these are what you have seen. Look at
> the chart and you may see their locations. Where the line come out from the
> center of the ROW with chainage numbers are the likely locations of each
> marker. Those points, indicating the beginnings and endings of the curves
> both vertical and horizontal, were used to make the maps and profiles.
Keep the snowmobiles off the ROW! Now I know what they are for! They did
Manage to catch the bottom of some sleds though...