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    HELP NEEDED! South American Rail Tour from 1996 Info

    Hello, I have been away from the forum for a few years and its good to be back! I recently purchased a slide collection from the estate of a fellow who made several trips to Central & South America in the late 90's and early 2000's. Some of the slide boxes have info sheets that tell where the...
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    Who is the WWR?

    While driving through Chehalis, Washington the other day, I stumbled upon this switcher near the old Milwaukee-BN interchange. The reporting marks are WWR #23. Any idea 1) who is the WWR? 2)What is the history of this engine? and 3)Who does the WWR service? Thanks in advance!
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    Casting for a Railroad Superfan TV show

    Bet it's "American Foamers"
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    Its official...Weyerhaeuser line is gone

    Sad indeed.... sad indeed. :(
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    The best website for railfans

    This is it. You're here.
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    Night Railroad Photography

    1 - Portland Union Station at Night. 2 - Night Crossing north of Pueblo, Colorado.
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    Hello from Salem,Oregon

    Welcome from the Portland area.
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    Wicopee

    I believe Joel Ashcroft's website has more info on the wreck. http://spcascades.railfan.net/
  9. Eastbound at Eavan

    Eastbound at Eavan

    BNSF 736, still in former Santa Fe paint, leads an eastbound stack train out of Vancouver, Washington along the former SP&S Fallbridge Subdivision. Trailing locomotives in the consist are BNSF 980, CN 2581 and CN 2546.
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    A fan of the CN SD70M-2

    From a photographer's standpoint - give me a SD70ACe or SD70M-2 any day of the year. But from an engineer's standpoint - I'll take a ES44AC over the ACe every time. The SD70's are very rough riding and noisy inside - especially at very low speed. The ES44's have a great smoother ride and are...
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    Nicknames for Railroads

    Southern Pacific (SP) - The Friendly, Sorry Pacific, Sloppy Pacific, Sufferin' Pathetic Union Pacific (UP) - Unpredictable Performance, Uncle Pete, Unlimited Parking, We Will Deliver...Someday Burlington Northern (BN) - Blundering Northern, Big Nothing BNSF - Bigger Now Still F***d, Buy...
  12. Northbound at Eden

    Northbound at Eden

    A Norfolk Southern engine leads a northbound BNSF freight out of Pueblo, Colorado on the former ATSF-DRGW Joint Line.
  13. Southbound Coal

    Southbound Coal

    2 BNSF SD70MAC's lead a southbound coal train through Pinon, Colorado on the former ATSF-DRGW Joint Line north of Pueblo.
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    Looking back to September 2003

    Heck if I was to get a time machine I'd go back to the early 70's or late 60's. You want to talk about colorful.....
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    Comment by 'RRShutterbug' in media 'PUEBLO CO YARD'

    It looks to be a southbound.




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