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    Loram Rail Grinder in Skykomish

    A rail grinder has been in Skykomish for over a week now. There is a new Skykomish railcam on You Tube, I don't have an account to post replies, but you can see the grinder on the railcam. I was talking to the foreman this morning and he told me they are getting it ready to start grinding...
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    Columbia Basin Railroad question

    I was in Eastern WA last weekend, and I went thru Warden. Does anyone know when the Columbia Basin RR operates? I found out they do not run on weekends. When do they go to Wheeler, or Othello? I assume they go to Connell at night. Here is the power tied up in Warden. -KristopherJ
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    Coast Starlight question

    Can anyone tell me, the time period of when #11/#14 changed over to Superliner equipment? Was it before 1981? Or was it shortly after? Thank you, Kristopher Johnson
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    Sounder Trains to Everett

    Saw this today on KING5s website. It would be sad to see the service end if this happens. I wonder if this is why BNSF has not done much work on the Scenic Sub? KristopherJ
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    Turnout radius question

    What's the radius at the end of a siding? In my diagram is a number 11 turnout, with a siding on 14-foot centers. I'm trying to figure out what the radius is going into the siding. Is the radius the same as the turnout that is being used? Is the same radius used for all turnouts? Would...
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    Scenic Sub Slides

    Thursday evening (3-10-11) I saw on the evening news that there had been a mud slide near Everett and that Sounder trains were terminated. For those of you outside the NW, the Scenic Sub is the former GN line out of Seattle and heads over Stevens Pass. This slide was at MP 1784.3 or .4... 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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