For the purposes of the SCRA Project, a Motive Power Depot or MPD is a site where railway locomotives were prepared for operational duties and stored between those duties. In most cases, facilities were also provided for the locomotive crews. MPDs typically include some or all of the following structure types: Siding, Engine Shed, Turntable, Tank House and Water Crane.
SCRCA Location Type: Motive Power Depot
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