Powdermill Railways Photo Gallery
Undisclosed Locations

American Industrial Mining Co.
Preserving Our Mining and Industrial Heritage
Non-profit preservation, restorations and education
  1. Powdermill Railways
    Powdermill Railways
    The LOCY repair and maintenance shop. A unique spelling of "LOCY "
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    Powdermill Railways
    The rail network system has been undergoing an upgrade to electric remote switches. You can also see one of the original manual types in the foreground.
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    Powdermill Railways
    Notice the unique track work throughout the facility.
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    Powdermill Railways
    Standing at a far distance a car is being loaded with the product.
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    Powdermill Railways
    Tracks leading out to the main haulage line.
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    Powdermill Railways
    In the heart of the production area there are several "Y" track configures in order to have the cars facing in the proper direction for loading & unloading the product.
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    Powdermill Railways
    The mix heading for packaging.
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    Powdermill Railways
    In all areas static electricity counter measures are taken to every extreme possible as to not to set off a spark discharge.
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    Powdermill Railways
    Notice even the tracks are made to resist lightening strikes and static discharges in the loading areas.
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    Powdermill Railways
    Magazine cars awaiting to be loaded with the final product.
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    Powdermill Railways
    The sign says it all.
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    Powdermill Railways
    The private right-of-way portion of the system.
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    Powdermill Railways
    After the car is loaded it either is directed to an underground bunker or the shipping warehouse for deliveries.
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    Powdermill Railways
    A unique intersection
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    Powdermill Railways
    Another multi-track area
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    Powdermill Railways
    The destination of these cars is the shipping warehouse.
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    Powdermill Railways
    At the warehouse empty boxes are loaded for the next batch.
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    Powdermill Railways
    Notice the long drawbar between the Plymouth Locomotive and magazine cars. It is also insulated to prevent sparking in the drawbar pin pocket.
  19. Powdermill Railways
    Powdermill Railways
    Returning back for the next batch. This particular railway has over 80 switches throughout the network.