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The closest you may see is if any SD70ACe or SD9043MAC units make it to Brazil and become a BB70ACe or BB9043MAC, if that is even possible. Similar to this old DRGW SD40T-2 that became a BB40T-2:
Great shots Mark, it was a fun time out there this year despite the low train count. I didn't take many photo's as I ended up chatting the day and night away with others. I can be seen with my little one taking a shot of the Roadrailer in your photo above. Burnt orange cap is Ruckus, pink shorty...
Winter weather at Tower 55 froze switches requiring several crews to work non-stop to keep the trains rolling. Every switch had to be thawed to be lined ahead of every train approaching, a slow process. Although it took a long time to get a train through, they did manage to keep Tower 55 open.
IMHO, the term foamer is derogatory and ridiculous. I don't know what's worst, the railroads calling us that or the railfans calling themselves that. We all have seen the type though......
Exhibit "A", note the crew member signaling WTF!?
I'd like to see a photoshop of an H3 with the orange replaced with cascade green and the black power bar lettering and yellow stripes changed to white. Or, maybe the orange changed to War Bonnet red and the black changed to silver with WB red lettering. Would be neat if BNSF implemented the nice...
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