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CSX continues to tag, remove old RR ties swept into the river during Sandy

A CSX barge crane removes ties near Tomkins Cove in early 2015
Hundreds of railroad ties that were swept into the Hudson River during Hurricane Sandy are now being removed as part of a cleanup effort by CSX Transportation. The wooden ties had been staged for pickup along the river between Jones Point and Tomkins Cove in 2012. But when the historic storm hit, it scattered the timbers over a roughly two mile stretch of shoreline. “Depending on the tides, the ties (were) submerged or scattered along the shore like pick-up sticks,” Ellie Kassner, whose property borders the stretch of CSX track, […] Learn More

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