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    Latah Creek Railroad Bridge - Spokane, WA

    Here's a link to more information: Stan
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    BNSF 1551 Back In Seattle

    BNSF 1551, the SD9-3 that worked the hump the Balmer hump in Seattle for many years, has returned. I haven't been to Balmer for a month or so, so I don't know exactly when it came back. Last I knew, it was at Topeka with a bad order main generator.
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    The Fine Line Between Legal And Lost

    The "Train Shed Cyclopedia" can be found here: I noticed at the bottom of the page is a reference to "Cyclopedia on CD", but not yet a working link. They might already have plans on producing a CD, so all is not lost.
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    The Fine Line Between Legal And Lost

    Truth and reality are found at:
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    Windmill train in Seattle?

    Here's the 2012 Schedule:
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    Gn 1600 sb

    Mark Gillings got an excellent shot of it when it was at Interbay two months ago.
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    Windmill train in Seattle?

    I think the barge to Alaska departs on Wednesdays, so the cars are probably sitting on Harbor Island.
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    Footprint of Auburn Wa Roundhouse Visible

    Here's another one that comes to mind:
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    BNSF/UIP main tied up between Centralia WA and Portland on 12-1?

    Great time for the post, Lee. I dusted off a bunch of old equipment and recently uploaded ATCS, and was watching it 12/1. I thought I had done something wrong, or wasn't getting updates, as "my" board was sluggish. Stan
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    5 teens caught on trestle

    What next? Operation Lifesaver for Universities?
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    Puget Sound Railroad shuts down

    Here's a big thank you for the years of enjoyment that you provided Pete.
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    A Question About a Strange Train (What is it?)

    Sounds like a rail grinder. See if any of these look like what you saw:
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    KOMO TV4 Seattle Rail Security 11/7 @ 11pm

    Great job KOMO. Show them what the key looks like. The only thing you didn't do was show the "keyhole".
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    Pasco WA derailment
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    Pasco WA derailment

    Just heard something about a switching accident at Pasco WA. Involved at least one tank car carrying Ethanol which is leaking.
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    KOMO TV4 Seattle Rail Security 11/7 @ 11pm

    They won't mention anything about that, to do so would kill their slant on their story. The complete story never makes good news.
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    Merging hobbies

    That's awesome! What kind of camera did you use? I want to check them out.
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    KOMO TV4 Seattle Rail Security 11/7 @ 11pm

    The preview shows a KOMO reporter and cameraman entering an unlocked, unattended, running locomotive. If I was the railroad, I'd turn around and use KOMO's video as evidence against them for trespassing. They also show some tank cars going by, I'm sure contents will be discussed, so just in...
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    KOMO TV4 Seattle Rail Security 11/7 @ 11pm

    Seattle's KOMO TV channel 4 will air a program about rail security at 11:00pm Monday night (11/7).
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    MRS train hits the forklift

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