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    A Week in Alaska

    [/I][/SIZE] cool - looking forward to more pics
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    cp kansas city terminal questions

    I just drove by there a few days ago when I was visiting from out of state: - The sign said it was a joint CP/KCS yard. Equipment appeared to be 75% KCS/25%CP - I think the CP portion was inherited from I.C.E, and before that MILW.
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    Krauss Maffei SP 9010 Runby at Brightside Crossing 06/09/2013

    Nice video! (unique engine looks like the love-child of a Baldwin Shark and an SD60)
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    Would a Laramie, WY railroad vacation rental work?

    Come to Wyoming - It Blows!! :D or Laramie WY - home of 3 things: Trains, Wind and the Coyboys (I was born in Cheyenne, so I get a pass to make fun of the place) ok - actual question - Train watching rental house. No clue what the demand is for such things - but have seen at the back of...
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    D&RGW book suggestion?

    ...yeah - that seems to happen at times... next up - thry this place - they may have more helpfull people or ND Holmes site has msc info on it...
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    D&RGW book suggestion?

    Call over to the guys at: always seem to have a pretty diverse library w/ local knowledge
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    Restore Full Service on Amtrak's Sunset Limited

    wasn't that the route where Amtrak told UP they wanted to go back to full-week service, and UP told them to pay $XXXX million in infastructure upgrades for additional sidings and such - which pretty much shot the discussion down?
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    New from Alaska just start reading - and don't stop till you get to the end... it's all in there...
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    New from Alaska

    Welcome aboard!
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    NS Heritage on BNSF

    Pictures here:
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    Monte Holm locomotive movement Tender Information
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    Railfanning in Alaska

    To cold for trains here - they all fly south in the winter... (here - read this entire webiste - It will answer questions you didnt even know you had...) Cheers! Matt
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    Noob research questions about train lines

    Google Image search "rail wheel section interface" Pretty much everything is 'slanty' and on straight track runs, it's more or less self aligning This seems interesting enough... except it's "Tire" and not "Tyre" bahh... >>it's essentially...
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