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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.
Come to Wyoming - It Blows!! :D
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...
...yeah - that seems to happen at times...
next up - thry this place - they may have more helpfull people
or http://www.drgw.net/ ND Holmes site has msc info on it...
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?
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...
But you can apparently go nuts when it comes to locomotives
Cash + Shrink wrap + anything goes
(unless that's actually the new Spriderman and Western Railroad then nevermind)
head over to the Colo railroad museum in Golden they sell (or at least they used to) a "Historic RR's of Colo" wall poster that has everything that ever was in Colorado:
(and only $5.95...)
Denver and Rio Grande was the one that was most recently there - Colorado Midland is the one the highway is built on.
>>What was its original purpose?
both - serve the...
>>>Actually that is a Rock train if its going to Seward. They come from the Rock Quarries in Palmer and wasilla. Rail it to Seward by boat where it will go by boat to Korea,Japan,and China. That photo looks like they were taken along the seward highway.
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