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Philly Railfan Pictures of the Week
Philly Railfan Pictures of the Week
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Railfan Pictures of the Week - 11/14/2021
Took a trip to South Philly on Veterans Day and first stop was to see what was left of Greenwich Yard. The big thing missing is the bulk commodity business.
In this picture from June 1992, you can see hundreds of open hoppers to the right filled with coal and ore.
The Growmark facility that used to receive bulk commodities like fertilizer has closed.
In the weeds at what was the Pier 122 bulk commodity complex, the PRR ore mules sit rusting away.
The reason: Pier 122, the commodity pier under PRR/PC/CR is now a roll-on roll-off vehicle receiving pier owned by Hyundai.
Everything else comes into the port in a box.
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