RailPictures.Net Photo: NJ Transit Bombardier ALP45DP at Matawan, New Jersey by Jason Bialecki
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Bombardier ALP45DP (more..)
North Jersey Coast Line (more..)
Matawan, New Jersey, USA (more..)
June 10, 2015
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Jason Bialecki (more..)
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Million Dollar Fill - A seagull flies above a dual mode locomotive as it pushes across the 1,000 ft. long Matawan Creek Embankment. Completed in 1953 the project took three years to complete and yes the price tag was a million dollars. It was a long term fix to replace a single track trestle that was quickly built years earlier after the original 1880's double-track trestle burned down in the latter half of the 1940s. The trees and vegetation were cut away from the embankment a few years ago so that maintenance work could be performed on the embankment. A look at that maintenance work and the remnants of the old trestle can be seen here
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  ApertureFNumber  f/8.0
  Make  Canon
  Model  Canon EOS REBEL T3
  ExposureTime  1/400
  ISOSpeedRatings  200
  Flash  16
  FocalLength  116/1

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