RailPictures.Net Photo: CSX 5397 CSX Transportation (CSXT) GE ES40DC at Unknown, District of Columbia by Bob Edmonson
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» CSX Transportation (CSXT) (more..)
» GE ES40DC (more..)
» Lift bridge (more..)
» District of Columbia, USA (more..)
» October 27, 2014
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» CSX 5397 (more..)
» Unknown
» Bob Edmonson (more..)
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CSX trains approach the southern end of Benning Yard over the Anacostia River on what is arguably the smallest vertical lift bridge. Although this part of the 9-mile-long Potomac tributary is rarely navigated by anything larger than an outboard skiff, CSX still maintains the bridge because the U.S. Coast Guard still considers the Anacostia to be a navigable waterway. If you're considering taking your yacht on a cruise up the Mighty Anacostia, you'll need to give 48 hours notice to get the bridge raised.
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