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I was watching KOMO-TV news earlier this morning and they happened to share images of AMTK 470 in a new King Tut paint scheme to promote the Pacific Science Center's King Tux exhibit outside of King Street Station. KOMO-TV posted close up images and videos of the recently repainted locomotives...
According to the specs of the GRE PSR-310 from ScannerMaster, it can receive AM and NFM modes. The main key is that NFM stands for Narrow FM mode, meaning that it can do narrowband monitoring that many railroad radios are in as well with wideband. It should be able to do 12.5 khz spacing...
After alot of work of restoring this locomotive by the folks of Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad, Polson Baldwin 2-8-2 steam #70 is working like a champ as it awaits for the next run up to South Tacoma on the Freighthouse Square Train Event Excursion runs.
The Cab Control Section of the Sounder (SDRX) Cab Car #101 at the Freighthouse Square Train Event in Tacoma, WA. Shown here is the Reverser, Combined Throttle/Dynamic Brakes, Speedometer, and Amp Power Meter.
I happened to be at Edmonds on Friday Morning and I shot the video of that AMTK 7 blowing through the station on without stopping at the Edmonds Station. It was a deadhead move to Seattle due to the mudslide that terminated rail passenger service at Everett and the rest were transported by buses...
If you think there is danger on the tracks that you are riding, well on this track on the BNSF Scenic Subdivision, probably so. The clipping to hold the rails on the concrete tie and a chunk of the tie is damaged from what I think is a result of a dragging equipment of a freight car.
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