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Railroad Wye Switch

Modern Wye switch on the Burlington line south of Alvin, Texas near Liverpool. The electric switching mechanism is much more complex than one would think. We don't see these things in everyday passing or crossing railroad tracks.

Posted for the Monday Photo Challenge Group.

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Taken on March 13, 2011