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How to Keep Train Tracks Free of Ice: Set Them on Fire

Patrick Cashin of New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority snapped this photo east of the Jamaica Station. A track switch is the last place where you'd want to get ice on a railway. To prevent that from happening, the MTA uses gas-powered warmers.

This is only one of the MTA's special tools for harsh winter weather. Last year, we showed you photos of one of its snow removal locomotives.

-via Jalopnik


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