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    Richard Steinheimer has passed away

    Richard Steinheimer, certainly one of the greatest railroad photographers passed away today May 4th, 2011. He will be missed.
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    CEFX engine on CN mainline

    Rail America has a bunch of these locomotives leased. They are scattered on Rail America properties all over North America. CP also has a bunch of CEFX locomotives on lease although none of them are that type.
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    CP Rail Observation and Question

    NS has trackage rights over the line from Sunbury, PA to Mechanicville, NY. In return CP has trackage rights over NS from Chicago to Detroit. So CP only operates a small number of trains. The NS trains keep the line viable for the D&H, and is why they are still part of CP.
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    BNSF Power for 2011

    GE is beginning to deliver BNSF's new power for 2011. Eight new ES44C4s were photographed heading west on CSX 6653 - 6660.
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    Newbie Question

    Switching from Railroad to Railway or vice versa was a very common action following a bankruptcy reorganization, rather than coming up with a completely new name. It should be noted that some large US rail companies were always Railways without experiencing Bankruptcy such as the Great Northern... 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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