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  1. SP&SFan

    Mike Denuty has Boarded that Final Train..

    With a great sadness and all due respect, I must announce that Mike Denuty has taken a final boarding call for that train to the great railway in the sky. This a great loss of a good friend to all us railroad historians. He had been in poor health recently, and was found deceased by friends. His...
  2. SP&SFan

    Problems on the BNSF Fallbridge Sub..???

    Does anyone know why a westbound "Amtrak" would have to go to from the BNSF side of the Columbia Gorge to the Oregon side at Wishram?? They would use OT Jct. get onto the UP Portland Sub??? SP&SFan
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    SP 192 - Ultimate Heritage Unit

    SP 192 is on the point of a UKFEUR-16 which is going to Longview, Wash. It has approx. 80 TTX 60' high cube boxcars destined for Longview, Wash. Has dropped 15 of them off at Eugene for the CORP. :D:D:D:D SP&SFan
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    Heads-up Oregon Trunk fans... Vancouver BC to Modesto unit train.

    A Portland, Oregon area railfan at Vancouver, Washington has spotted what looks like one of those Vancouver, BC to Modesto unit trains with the BNSF 4856, BNSF 4029, BNSF 6834 & CN 5690 on the front with BNSF 5370, BNSF 670 & BNSF 5336 as the rear DPU's.. This train is leaving Vancouver...
  5. SP&SFan

    UP 2001 - Olympic Torch Unit headed east!!!

    UP 2001, The Olympic Torch unit is headed east towards Marion, AR on the Z-SEMN-28. It is the third unit out of three on the front. Has a DPU.. It was dark and very stormy when I saw it at Milepost 4 on the Graham line of the Portland Subdivision.. SP&SFan
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    UP Reno/Sparks questions..

    Hey all, I'm in Grand Sierra Resort & Casino in Sparks, Nevada right now.. Had some questions about traffic over the next 24-36 hours in and out of Reno/Sparks and on the Reno industrial branch question.. Does anyone know what might be the traffic count for tomorrow on Donner?? Feather...
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    Major BNSF/UP MOW Projects in Pacific Northwest..

    I was wondering what the Class I's would be doing in the form of maintainence. I was wondering if any BNSF and/or UP rails would chime in on 2011 Major MOW windows for the Seattle, Fallbridge, Stampede, Bellingham, Lakeside & Scenic Subs for the BNSF... What about the Brooklyn, Portland...
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    Seeking pictures of Weyerhaeuser GP9 #308..

    Hello all, I am seeking pictures of Weyerhaeuser GP #308 for a book that a friend and I are working on. Sincerely, SP&SFan 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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