Portal

aka Portal Tower, aka Penn Main Line

Mile 5.0 ~~ Amtrak ~~ 973-596-2423 ~~ rr swing

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Portal closed ~
north side
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Portal opening
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Portal open
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Moving to
near draw
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Entering draw
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Nothing
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quite shows
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how little
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room
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there is
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In the draw
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Blurred tracks left
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In the draw
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Exiting southbound
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Looking back north
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* Bridges that must open for transit in either direction.
There are no bridges that must open on one leg of the trip only.