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Rapids Rail Detector

A little Sperry rail truck went west of Wisconsin Rapids (Whitehall subdivision) in November.
The line got new ties and ballast this summer. Maybe they are doing a final inspection?
They had a very nice day for it.
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Lots of detector heads above the rail. Magnetic and ultrasonic ?

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good view from the rear.
Decals show:
. . . . . GPS monitored.
. . . .. .65 MPH (is that this truck's speed limit on the rails or the highway?)

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My previous pages about rail inspectors:

Soo Line Rail Detector 700 white van in 1977.

MOW in Wisconsin Rapids and the CN 1501 inspection car that came through in the summer, but I don't know if it went on the Whitehall Subdivision.

I don't know if these links will work after 2012. You can try to find them on my index page, or ask me to re-post them.

Link back to my index page, Bruce's RailRoad Pictures

This page was wrote in December, 2012. Pictures taken three weeks ago before the first real snow.