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Vienna Cars Move to National City Depot - August 6, 2005 (Set 3)

SDERA President Jim Price and MTS' Danny Glover watch as the truck is carefully brought back and aligned with a section of "snap track" that had already been placed in the yard.

Photo by Chris Higgins

 
Now aligned, the truck's wheels are moved forward and the car is lowered to the waiting rail segment.

Photo by Chris Higgins

 
As Car NH 6888 rolls onto the snap track, the front snags the track on the truck. 

Photo by Chris Higgins

 
With a firm push...

Photo by Chris Higgins

 
Success!

Photo by Chris Higgins

 
Jim Price checks the car while stops are put on the wheels. Gene Calman looks on from the right side.

Photo by Chris Higgins

 
Next up for a ride is Car NH 6891. This time, the crew was able to load the car is 15 minutes!

Photo by Chris Higgins

 
Again, the tail dragged a little...

Photo by Chris Higgins

 
Car NH 6891 in place on the back of the flatbed. Notice how the wheels on the truck are now forward of center.

Photo by Chris Higgins

 
To level the flatbed, the wheels move towards the back of the trailer, forcing the rear to rise.

Photo by Chris Higgins

 

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