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Cnj #5 Steam Derrick Idler Gondola #9208
Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton, Pennsylvania
This steam-powered wrecking crane was part of a small fleet of cards designed solely to maintain the railway -- to remove wrecks and to lay, replace...
Railroad Double Crow Bar
Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton, Pennsylvania
Railroad track workers used double crow bars to straighten tracks and other uses. "One day we were straightening the tracks. We had crowbars which we...
Railroad Gravel Fork
Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton, Pennsylvania
Railroad track workers move gravel to the area between the ties with a gravel fork. The fork has tongs about a half inch apart. "
Railroad Tongs
Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton, Pennsylvania
Railroad track workers used these tongs to carry railroad ties and lift them into place.
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