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    Prospective Conductor Looking for Advice

    Hi all, Within the next two weeks I will be starting a conductor certification course at Dakota County Technical College in Rosemount, Minnesota. It is a two month long program that basically certifies you to be a conductor. Before anything, I don't anyone telling me that these types of...
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    Dirtiest/Cleanest Diesels?

    I've always thought the newer BNSF engines look nice, like any of the ES44AC/DC's. The Dash-9's are starting to show their age now. Especially any old ATSF units. I've always thought the ex-BN SD70's look better than any ATSF Dash-9's. I've always kind of been under the impression that eastern...
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    Northern Minnesota Photos

    Hi all, I've been doing some train watchin' lately after work. The place I work is right by the yard. There's always a local I follow home. Here's BNSF Ex-BN SD40-2 1689, with help from CEFX Ex-Soo lease unit SD60 6006, leading the local back to Superior, Wisconsin on June 10th...
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    New Member from Minnesota

    Hi all, I've been a railfan since I can remember remembering anything. It's always been my dream to drive trains. I will be attending a 7-week long conductor training course at a college in the twin cities area later next month. The course teaches all the skills needed to be a conductor and... 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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