Railroad Gauntlet

2018.1.30 96 dpi wm.jpg

Title

Railroad Gauntlet

Description

A railroad locomotive rounding a curve. In the foreground is a gauntlet track indicated by the second set of rails inside the outer rails. A gauntlet track is used where space is limited. Two sets of rails run parallel to each other on the same rail bed and using the same cross ties. This is sometimes used near bridges, tunnels or cuttings where the grading was cut to create the route.

Date

circa late 1800s

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

2018.1.30

Original Format

Photo

Physical Dimensions

5.50" x 5.50"

Citation

“Railroad Gauntlet,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed October 19, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/3841.

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