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Toronto Union Station Phasing Out 90 yo Interlocking Plant
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.
Crazy... the last interlocking tower in the United States closed in 2004. Tower 17, it was in Rosenberg,Texas. Pic related
Isn,t there still an active tower on the Metra north of Union station?