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    Railways in US

    Welcome, This isn't class I standards but it may help. UP: Technical Specifications for Construction of Industrial Tracks
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    BNSF4449 is leading the outbound Z train departing South Seattle at around 19:00 PDT on April 3rd I believe it's Z SSECHI
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    New Sound Transit (Seattle) Locomotive used with permission
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    New Sound Transit (Seattle) Locomotive

    Oh for a bit of Pullman green and Dulux gold. Or at least a straight line.
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    IRM Nebraska Zephyr Glides across Illinois

    Keith, thank you for sharing here. Excellent choices. That shot near Buda has got me right there. Add a Baggage car and it could almost pass for the Nebraska Zephyr. Despite it’s non-stainlessness, IRM’s Havelock Baggage car would be a great addition to this trainset. Growing up without a...
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    How will UP re-route? Or will they?

    Don’t forget to thank Bob for the hospitality and stop by the gift shop on your way out.
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    The Railroad Press Magazine

    The articles? It's train porn, you don't buy it for the articles.
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    Problems on the BNSF Fallbridge Sub..???

    Pics Yes, there used to be ground underneath. WSDOT
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    Problems on the BNSF Fallbridge Sub..???

    Gus Melonas, a Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad spokesman in Seattle, said 200 feet of rails were buried in debris. The rain also washed out two, 100-foot sections of track bed under the rails. About 30 workers are at the scene, and Melonas said he expects freight traffic to resume...
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    New Cascades Talgo

    So true. I’ll be out there chasing the last run too. Jon, anyone with eyes is qualified to say it’s a bad design. You can just look at it and know it's not right A trained designer is at least able to understand why. I believe there are certain undeniable truths about mass and proportion...
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    Windmill train in Seattle?

    Glad you caught them. Looks like I missed three chances. Wasn't even in town this week to notice the last cut gone. During the past couple of weeks, mainline traffic was giving a toot as it passed their location at Van Asselt along airport way. Did they have their own security presence there...
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    Windmill train in Seattle?

    I'm still looking at the blade cars at Van Asselt but I believe some of them are missing. Did they move some out last week when I wasn't looking? is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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