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Weed Burner 1840

Posted on: March 12, 2010 by PERyHS No Comments
Donald Duke Collection

Donald Duke Collection

Pacific Electric's weed burner no. 1840 was the first version to serve the PE. Its pilot burned weeds as the car was pushed forward - too well, because a water car had to follow to extinguish fires started on the wooden ties. PE shifted to chemical eradication in 1948.

Donald Duke Collection

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