Sandersville Railroad engine 100 switching cars near Kaolin, Georgia

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Sandersville Railroad engine 100 switching cars near Kaolin, Georgia

The Sandersville Railroad operates a short nine mile line from the connection with the old Central of Georgia at Tennille, GA north to Kaolin. Engine 100 is switching cars north of Tennille near Kaolin on March 16, 1977. This plant is on the south side of Deerstep Road.

Sandersville Railroad switching cars near Kaolin, Georgia

Called "bending the iron," the brakeman lines the switch for the main line so these cars can be added to the others picked up at Kaolin. I never liked this type of switch as the lever is close to the ground and hard on the back. I prefer the taller switch stand where the lever is at about waist level. Disk 131