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    Fuel Consumption

    A couple of years ago I spent a day photographing action in the Cajon Pass. What a great location for railroad shots. Here’s one of my many favourites.
  2. K

    Fuel Consumption

    Thanks Bill, technology makes machinery better but sometimes the old stuff still catches the eye. And ear.
  3. K

    Fuel Consumption

    Thanks very much, that explains why they sound so magnificent!
  4. K

    Fuel Consumption

    I would like to know a fuel consumption figure please. A four-locomotive freight train climbing up the Cajon Pass uses how much fuel? I realise there will be a range of values but I would appreciate knowing the highest figure possibLe, ideally in gallons per hour per locomotive at the steeper...




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