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  1. Idaho Amtrak

    Idaho Amtrak

    This is UP's snow train, based in Pocatello. When the roads are too slick to use regular crew vehicles, UP hitches up a loco to this rig and uses it to exchange crews with trains that have gone dead out on the line. It's a Metra car (note the graffiti with a reefer attached to supply power for...
  2. Idaho Amtrak

    Idaho Amtrak

    This is UP's snow train, based in Pocatello. When the roads are too slick to use regular crew vehicles, UP hitches up a loco to this rig and uses it to exchange crews with trains that have gone dead out on the line. It's a Metra car (note the graffiti with a reefer attached to supply power for...
  3. Idaho Amtrak

    Idaho Amtrak

    This is UP's snow train, based in Pocatello. When the roads are too slick to use regular crew vehicles, UP hitches up a loco to this rig and uses it to exchange crews with trains that have gone dead out on the line. It's a Metra car (note the graffiti with a reefer attached to supply power for...
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    Comment by 'GN_fan' in media '"APPROACH RESTRICTING"'

    Great shot of the yellow/lunar, Joe! I wonder why the F 40 since the P-30, F-25 is supposed to be the passenger and freight speed limits (at least for the GN). They just didn't take the old signs down?
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    Comment by 'GN_fan' in media 'ROCKYS CABOOSE'

    Rocky lives!
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    Comment by 'GN_fan' in media 'edmonds WA MP17'

    The place has obviously gone to the dogs, but thanks for the MP17 sign shot.
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    Comment by 'GN_fan' in media '"Restricting"'

    You're the man when it comes to restricting signals on Stevens Pass!
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    Comment by 'GN_fan' in media 'Bye-bye semaphore'

    Ryder, thanks for sharing.
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    Comment by 'GN_fan' in media 'RESTRICTING'

    Hey Joe, Great!! You got one. Red/lunars have been kind of elusive up there.
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    Comment by 'GN_fan' in media 'EAST SKYKOMISH'

    Great shot for modeling! Thanks, Hobo.
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    Comment by 'GN_fan' in media 'Full Moon Over Ellensberg'

    OK, I give up. Just what indication is a lunar over green over red? ;)
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    Comment by 'GN_fan' in media 'BNSF 4436'

    Check out the bumpy switch on the old NP line, also the OSHA ladder on the signal.
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    Comment by 'GN_fan' in media 'Evening Sounder'

    Nice composition, signals, train, Richmond Beach in background plus switch and details for modeling purposes.
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    Comment by 'GN_fan' in media 'Sunset of the SW's'

    Are they going to torch 'em or drown 'em?
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    Comment by 'GN_fan' in media 'Amtrack 167 East'

    I'm a GN modeler, so, good detail of the seawall. Almost looks like 3 rail tinplate with that spare ribbon rail between the two mains.




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