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By:G. R. Harper
Dates:10/24/2016 - 10/24/2016
Album Info:"Progress" takes down yet another N&W Color Position Light signal
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"Hangman's noose" ready to remove N&W CPL signal
Title:  "Hangman's noose" ready to remove N&W CPL signal
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Photo Date:  10/24/2016  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 12:25:17 AM
Location:  Bedford, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Signals, old and new, at "Big Otter"... east end of Bedford
Title:  Signals, old and new, at "Big Otter"... east end of Bedford
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Photo Date:  10/24/2016  Upload Date: 10/27/2016 1:27:47 AM
Location:  Bedford, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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The "executioner" readies the subject.
Title:  The "executioner" readies the subject.
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Photo Date:  10/24/2016  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 12:26:47 AM
Location:  Bedford, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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One signal head is about to fall.  Replacement to the west is readied to be placed into service
Title:  One signal head is about to fall. Replacement to the west is readied to be placed into service
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Photo Date:  10/24/2016  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 12:28:17 AM
Location:  Bedford, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  68   Comments: 0
OFF WITH HIS HEAD! The first of two heads gets removed.
Title:  OFF WITH HIS HEAD! The first of two heads gets removed.
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Photo Date:  10/24/2016  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 12:30:06 AM
Location:  Bedford, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  66   Comments: 0
Severed head lowered into the "basket".
Title:  Severed head lowered into the "basket".
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Photo Date:  10/24/2016  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 12:31:12 AM
Location:  Bedford, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Sparks fly as the second signal head is readied for removal.
Title:  Sparks fly as the second signal head is readied for removal.
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Photo Date:  10/24/2016  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 12:32:44 AM
Location:  Bedford, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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More sparks fly from the cutting torch as the ladder is cut
Title:  More sparks fly from the cutting torch as the ladder is cut
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Photo Date:  10/24/2016  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 12:34:17 AM
Location:  Bedford, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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"Jugular" is severed.  Cable is cut.
Title:  "Jugular" is severed. Cable is cut.
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Photo Date:  10/24/2016  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 12:35:32 AM
Location:  Bedford, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  73   Comments: 0
Second Big Otter signal head swings free
Title:  Second Big Otter signal head swings free
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Photo Date:  10/24/2016  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 12:37:23 AM
Location:  Bedford, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  56   Comments: 0
Second Big Otter signal heads earthward
Title:  Second Big Otter signal heads earthward
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Photo Date:  10/24/2016  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 12:38:34 AM
Location:  Bedford, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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With the signal heads on the ground (in the truck) attention is turned to mast removal.
Title:  With the signal heads on the ground (in the truck) attention is turned to mast removal.
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Photo Date:  10/24/2016  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 12:40:03 AM
Location:  Bedford, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Cable into mast is cut.
Title:  Cable into mast is cut.
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Photo Date:  10/24/2016  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 12:41:43 AM
Location:  Bedford, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  67   Comments: 0
Headless signal mast lifted off its pedestal
Title:  Headless signal mast lifted off its pedestal
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Photo Date:  10/24/2016  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 12:42:48 AM
Location:  Bedford, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  78   Comments: 0
Headless signal mast is moved into position to be lowered.
Title:  Headless signal mast is moved into position to be lowered.
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Photo Date:  10/24/2016  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 12:43:59 AM
Location:  Bedford, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Thus ends the service of the eastward signal at Big Otter.
Title:  Thus ends the service of the eastward signal at Big Otter.
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Photo Date:  10/24/2016  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 12:45:30 AM
Location:  Bedford, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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SIgnal mast on the ground awaits its fate
Title:  SIgnal mast on the ground awaits its fate
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Photo Date:  10/24/2016  Upload Date: 10/27/2016 1:29:27 AM
Location:  Bedford, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  48   Comments: 0
So, after watching the signal at Big Otter get dismantled, I headed to Roanoke to see 611 under steam for the last time, perhaps, this season
Title:  So, after watching the signal at Big Otter get dismantled, I headed to Roanoke to see 611 under steam for the last time, perhaps, this season
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Photo Date:  10/24/2016  Upload Date: 10/25/2016 12:47:00 AM
Location:  Bedford, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
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