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No.681
Check this out, I think the infrastructure is impressive.

Time in a box - Union Station prepares to retire a vast interlocking system that’s guided every train in and out of Toronto for almost 90 years

NOVEMBER 13, 2019/METROLINX

Behind a city that has grown with the times, sits a remarkable system of handle-pulls, audible clicks and banks of early 20th century electrical technology – all housed in three castle-like downtown towers. Combined, it has constantly shepherded trains in and out of Canada’s largest city. Designed in the late 1920s, the complicated contraption is about to be retired – though it could have lasted, arguably, a century more.



https://blog.metrolinx.com/2019/11/13/time-in-a-box-union-station-prepares-to-re
tire-a-vast-interlocking-system-thats-guided-every-train-in-and-out-of-toronto-f
or-almost-90-years/

¨ No.682
>>681
Crazy... the last interlocking tower in the United States closed in 2004. Tower 17, it was in Rosenberg,Texas. Pic related
¨ No.781
Isn,t there still an active tower on the Metra north of Union station?

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