Waste Removal Truck|
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If you've ever wondered where it went after you flushed the toilet on the
train, this is the answer! The days when passenger trains were allowed
to just dump along the tracks are long gone. This truck pumps the waste
out of the train and into the tank on the back of the truck. This
particular truck doesn't look like it has been used since the last
The photos in this slide show were taken in the mid-1990's
by Steve Grande on his Amtrak travels throughout the nation.
The size of the photos is purposely smaller as disk space
was expensive and download speeds were slower at that time.
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