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    Talgo ferry Move

    Talgo is terminating it's month-to-month lease with the City of Milwaukee at the Century City facility and will move the two idle train sets out of Milwaukee. The Amtrak Unlimited form reports they will move to Amtrak's Beech Grove facility Wednesday night as train 960. Departing Milwaukee...
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    Waiting for the Grand Elk 303

    There was no chase this weekend. The 303 ran Saturday night and tied up north of town at Coop. All I had to do was keep the scanner on and wait. Sunday the 105 crew was sent to fetch 303. To get to their yard in Kalamazoo, they would have to cross Amtrak's Michigan line and then make a...
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    Foamers, from the Wall Street Journal

    From the October 15 Wall Street Journal. "How many foamers does it take to change a light bulb? No! No! Not before we get a picture of the old one!"
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    Heritage Unit Tracking Website
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    FRA Map

    Here's an interesting map on the FRA website. Zoom in and it will show mile posts and grade crossings. Some abandoned routes too.
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    SP 319 Through Rochelle IL

    The SP 319, an unpatched unit, went west through Rochelle on the tail end of an empty coal train a little after 7:00 this morning. The nose was pointed east and would give a decent shot this morning.
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    Trains Magazine Complete Collection 1940-2010

    I received “Trains, The Complete Collection” and loaded it onto my hard drive. This is the PDF copies of Trains Magazine from 1940-2010 on DVD that Kalmbach is offering for $149.95 including shipping. From 1940 through 2003 the PDF’s are scans. Picture quality is good. The text quality is... 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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