Sunday, November 26, 2006

Train crossings

You know you're going to have to approach or cross a railway track whenever you get near a prairie grain elevator--one that's still in use and not moved to a farm. In the country it doesn't pay to put up flashing lights so the traditional "X" signifies that you are approaching a railway crossing. This photo was taken (August 2001) of the crossing sign near the Floral/Saskatoon elevator. This elevator was torn down in 2003.
Remember this joke? John: "A train just went by here." Jack: "How do you know that?" John: "It left it's tracks."

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