Hi, and thanks for being available online!
I recently purchased an antique jack out of curiosity and now the curiosity is killing me because I can't find any information about it.
I "think" it is a railroad track jack. It is marked MONARCH JACK; Pat d Oct 6 1908 2A with another marking 3A...
Nearly everywhere I have railfanned, there's always a rabbit hoping around, you just need to railfan long enough to spot them. Normally they run off before one can manage a decent picture. This time I finally got them.
Don't think this is abondened peace of track either - CPR's TRANSCON...
A BNSF tranfer freight rolls past an idle Capitol Corridor train. BNSF has trackage rights on UP through Jack London Square and most of the trains that go through are transfer moves and local freights.
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