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    Comment by 'Chippyspur' in media 'Shasta Lake'

    Where is this exactly on the lake. Travis
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    Comment by 'Chippyspur' in media 'Tunnel #6'

    Lakehead, Ca. I was only seven when this happened. My dad still kicks himself for not buying a house boat later that summer. For $5000 you could get the boat and a lifetime parking pass. That tunnel is great bass fishing about March when the water is low. The fish like to hide out in it. Your...
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    Comment by 'Chippyspur' in media 'Bad Weather'

    I like it, real moody. Most people would not be out taking pics on a day like this but you can end up with some good stuff if you work at it.
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    Comment by 'Chippyspur' in media 'BN 676'

    Nice one, Do you remember what the amtrak coach in the back ground was for.
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    Comment by 'Chippyspur' in media 'Inside Tunnel 4'

    Where was Valentine on this one? One trip I heard of he spent in the hospital getting his leg sewed up. One trip I had with him I watched him chase a lense down one of the hills by Bealeville. His luck isnt the best sometimes. Sounds like you guys had a blast.
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    Comment by 'Chippyspur' in media 'UP 5814 East'

    Nice Shot, is this taken right off I80?
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    Comment by 'Chippyspur' in media 'ATSF 8116 W at Klondike'

    Excellent, have got to go there only one time in the morning. sat on the hill and watched eastbounds go by. Great photo.
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    Comment by 'Chippyspur' in media 'MidNight at Oakridge OR'

    I like night shots, working on the RR you get lots of oppurtunity, keep them coming.
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    Comment by 'Chippyspur' in media 'Mustard and ketchup on the varnish'

    The first time I went to Roseville all three of these units that were painted were sitting together. Nice one.
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    Comment by 'Chippyspur' in media 'A blast from the past at Redding'

    I guess I should have looked at them all to answer my question. Nice.
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    Comment by 'Chippyspur' in media 'Climbing away from Cantara'

    Nice Shot. Where these units painted Kodachrome and then repainted just before this. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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