Canadian National Railway Mile Post - Vicksburg, Michigan USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member theHostas
N 42° 07.435 W 085° 31.760
16T E 621561 N 4664581
Quick Description: A concrete railway mile post at the Depot Museum
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 7/14/2021 5:42:12 PM
Waymark Code: WM14J8X
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Long Description:
A triangular concrete mile post numbered 173 from the Canadian National Railway at the Depot Museum in Vicksburg, Michigan.

From the RAILROAD SIGNALS of the U.S. site:
Railroads have long had their mile markers, too. They are called mile posts. These mile posts are the geographical measure of a railroad line.
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From the Deciphering mile posts along the tracks posting:
Each railroad has its own style of mile post and its own way of numbering mile posts. Several railroads use their mile posts to measure every main and branch line from one zero location.
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Depot Museum in Vicksburg, Michigan
300 N Richardson Street
Vicksburg, MI 49097
Condition: Worn

Material: Concrete

Inscription:
173


Name of road: Vicksburg Depot Museum

Date placed: Not listed

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