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    MRL OCS train at Spokane WA

    Got word that the 6-car MRL Officer Car Special train was headed our way from Pasco with SD70ACE 4312 on the point. I took the following pictures at Spokane St, just east of downtown. The stack train on the adjacent track is westbound.
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    8924 last SD45, final run

    Yesterday, 8/8/2012, SD45 NIWX 8924 made its last run on the Eastern Washington Gateway RR, a one-way trip from Cheney WA to locomotive dealer Western Rail in Airway Heights WA. 8924 was the last of the 3 SD45s that EWG began operations with 5 years ago, and the only one still serviceable...
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    EWG fueling stop

    Eastern Washington Gateway's 3 big motors, 375 (SD45) 8924 (SD45) and 2891 (SD40T-2R), have stopped for fuel 12/5/2011 near the Inland Northwest Rail Museum west of Reardan WA. This train left Cheney WA with 107 empty grain cars but after spotting 5 at Hite...
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    EWG doings ... and the caboose

    1) a sunny April 8, 2011 catches 4 locomotives in 4 paint schemes gathering an eastbound grain train at Coulee City, WA. SD45 375 in MRL paint, SD45 8924 in SCL paint, GP20 3043 in DMVW paint and GP7 1617 in LC paint. 2) 1617 spotting loads of cement for unloading on 4/14/2011. We are on...
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    Bnsf 9647 one of a kind paint

    BNSF 9647 is a SD70MAC which wears a unique paint scheme apparently considered for BNSF before they settled on the various versions of orange. I believe that 9647 is the only unit wearing this blue and silver color scheme. It is based somewhat on the Santa Fe warbonnet, at least the nose of the... 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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