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10 years ago

Railroad Signals Masked


The long-dormant railroad crossing signals on S. Main in Colfax were wrapped in plastic and rotated with the lights away from oncoming traffic May, 23. The work was done by Jason Engelhart, a signal man who is employed with a firm contracted by the Palouse River & Coulee City Railroad.

The railroad crossing signal has been dormant since the railroad link to Pullman was taken out by the 2006 fire which destoryed the bridge across the S. Palouse River, downstream from Risbeck. Truckers, bus drivers and other commercial drivers have continued to stop at the crossing.

Status of the S. Main cro...

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