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Greetings, While exploring an old stretch of the Coast line that's been abandoned, I found imbedded in some of the ties a metal "S" formed from a flat strip of steel. Was this an ID implemented by SCL? Thanks in advance--
-- Lyle Lamboley (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 31, 2003
No, it is mainly used to hold the ends of the ties together while the tie injectors are shoving them under the rail.
-- Vic Lewis (TrkInsp5F33@aol.com), January 31, 2003.