BARSTOW - SANTA FE'S NEW, PIVOTAL YARD

The $50 million classification facility at Barstow, CA, is handling 2,700 cars and 75 freight trains daily which proceed in three directions over Santa Fe main lines. Cars are blocked for over 70 destinations. This series of articles describes the physical layout, computer applications, classification procedures, car and locomotive repair and servicing operations, communications and signaling installations, and details of the yard's construction.

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    Murphy-Richter Publishing Company

    20 North Wacker Driver
    Chicago, IL  USA  60606
  • Publication Date: 1976-7

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  • Accession Number: 00147688
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1977 12:00AM