Welcome to Melrose Switch
at the bottom of the steepest part of the climb to Saluda, NC

All Descriptions are found on the Full Size Picture
By Clicking on the Thumb Print Below.

Pictures taken in 2001

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June of 2017

A 30 second movie pan of the entire area


Looking up the grade which is now overgrown with kudzoooo!

Long shot from the right side up the grade.

Note the auto switch is NOT set to the safety track
rather is set straight thru on the main line!

Close up of the safety track switch

Long shot of the switch

The actual switch assembly.

The full safety track switch assembly