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  1. Amtk 1007

    BNSF units on the Empire Builder

    Just general equipment failures and a shortage of power. for a while there were several specials roaming the system and that chewed up extra locomotives ( including 4 on the annual AAPRCO train)
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    New Cascades Talgo

    The orignailly designed cab cars had a 40' blind spot in fron of the cab car, fromwhat I have been told, and thery were designed for only one person in the cab, no room for a trainee, DSLE, or the like.
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    Tracks in the Snow 2012

    Great work guys!
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    Some Local Switching and a "Baby" Builder to start March 2011

    It originated in St Paul, thus a lounge car is sufficient. Also there was a coach baggage handling the baggage
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    Amtrak 1007/Empire Builder pulled by BNSF

    BNSF requires 3 unit s on the Builder during the winter. Amtrak has been short of power and they have been leasing BNSF units to make up the 3 unit sets
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    A few from Saturday in the greater Duplainville Area

    I agree, but it is what it is, that was a running grab shot... the train was too quick
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    A few from Saturday in the greater Duplainville Area

    A slightly Tardy Amtrak 8, the Empire Builder, America's Train, Heads for Milwaukee on Saturday 22 January 2011 Canadian Pacific 9574 leads an eastbound train past the ice rink at Pewaukee Lake 22 January 2011
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    Where have all the cabbages gone?

    There is one Blue and Silver NPCU in Cascades service, the 90278. that unit was equipped with a supplemental air compressor for use with the Talgos as a test. The ruel was recently revised to allow the Talgos to run with out a unit on the rear.
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    America's Trains, Sunday 9 January 2011

    Amtrak 8 (7) Amtrak 7(9)
  10. Amtrak 8 - Ixonia, WI

    Amtrak 8 - Ixonia, WI

    Amtrak 8 Rolls through Ixonia on a scorcher of a Saturday Afternoon
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    Comment by 'Amtk 1007' in media 'Empire Builder'

    George, What DID you do to break TWO p42's
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    Comment by 'Amtk 1007' in media 'Empire Builder with (EXTRAS)'

    There is an extra Superliner Coach in there too
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    Comment by 'Amtk 1007' in media 'Amtk 1005'

    Great shot of the rocket sled George!
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    Comment by 'Amtk 1007' in media 'Amtk 1000'

    Outstanding shot there my friend!




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