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Ash Pit

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Mile Mark: 11.00
Elevation: 630'
Date Built: ca. 1910

This pit is used to catch cinders from the locomotives as their ash pans are cleaned before and after service. There was at one time a spur and platform next to the pit for a hopper to be spotted and loaded with the cinder. Today the backhoe is used to empty the pit but the cinder is still used as ballast.

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