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    Historic diesels moved

    https://www.columbian.com/news/2021/oct/12/historic-locomotives-on-return-trip-from-snoqualmie-to-nevada/ Bruce
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    Amtrak derailed in WA

    "The wheel of a slow-traveling Amtrak train came off the tracks Monday afternoon near Woodland, Washington" https://www.columbian.com/news/2021/oct/12/wheel-of-slow-moving-amtrak-train-derails-near-woodland-no-injuries/ Bruce
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    Need a little help

    In your future train watching, look for a BLT. Not the sandwich, but the date the car was built, in fine print somewhere on the car side. This is a model as an example. Bruce
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    Need help identifying Allis Chalmers company switcher engine

    Wouldn't surprise me if AC built it. Didn't they buy Buda engines used in some locomotives? It would be a good way to test engines in a real world situation. Bruce
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    New and seeking help on Georgia Railroad FP7 Loco...What color Blue?

    Find several (FP7 and other) photos in the sunlight. Look at different image searches, videos, and Ebay photos. You will notice many of the photos look like a different shade because of the lighting, the film characteristics, and your monitor accuracy. If you had a sample of the actual paints...
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    Abandoned Locos

    Coyote Wells, CA. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Coyote+Wells,+CA+92259/@32.7391796,-115.9669823,114m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x80d9c1e2f56c63fb:0x1457dfef87958560!8m2!3d32.73888!4d-115.9673813 http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=5138368...
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    Trying to Identify Antique Railroad Piece

    Looks like a rail brace. Often used around switches. There are/were many styles. https://duckduckgo.com/?q=railroad+rail+brace+-teeth&t=ffsb&iar=images&iax=images&ia=images Bruce
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    Living near tracks

    Old WP and SP lines through NV. Now UP? Same lines through Wells and Elko. Maybe someone there could tell you. Bruce
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    Hello Members need list of al least three one solution top railroad/locomotive manufacturers in the USA

    Sounds like you need a contractor, not a locomotive builder. For example: https://www.bechtel.com/services/ Bruce
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    Mystery Engine

    Maybe KLWX 1998: https://www.railpictures.net/photo/731274/ And https://www.railpictures.net/photo/734238/ And about halfway down this page for a larger photo with caption: https://miscellany.neuseriversailors.com/ Bruce
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    Alco-GE Builders plate #73339 April 1945

    New York Central Alco S-1 switcher. Bruce
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    Historical Train Derailment Questions

    The new ties have been placed as part of the rerailing process. See the center column on this newspaper. https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85066387/1908-05-22/ed-1/seq-5/ Bruce
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    TANK CAR GAS STATIONS

    Photo posted is probably not a permanent tank car like some. Maybe posed for photo, or delivering to a bulk distributor, who also has a gas station. Trestle is too long for just a display. Tankar station in the link is obviously built-in. Map location. Original photo, if you want to zoom...
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    Please help Identify this locomotive and possible location

    Looks like 8012 was built in 1942 as Atlanta & St Andrews Bay Railroad 903, then requisitioned by the Army and trucks converted, sent to Iran, then sent back to US after the war for service on a military base somewhere. https://www.berail.be/usa/rs1/...
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    CP Rail Agrees to Buy Kansas City Southern

    https://www.cnbc.com/2021/03/21/canadian-pacific-railway-to-buy-kansas-city-southern-for-25-billion-.html Bruce
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    Metro - King of the Rail (By Echo Toys Ltd) 23pcs

    Here are Echo train sets on Ebay.au https://www.ebay.com.au/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=echo++train+set+-bachmann&_sacat=0&LH_TitleDesc=0&rt=nc&LH_Complete=1 Bruce
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    Need help identifying locomotive

    That's a French 2-6-0T from Puerto Rico, now sent back to France and operating on a tourist railroad. http://ferrocarrilespr.rogerseducationalpage.com/?p=1956 http://ferrocarrilespr.rogerseducationalpage.com/?p=3635 http://ferrocarrilespr.rogerseducationalpage.com/?p=1203 Bruce
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    Help with identification. Old sign/marking

    http://warrentoncaboose.org/articles/railroad_signs.html Bruce
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    Loco Wreck in Mississippi in late 1950s

    Around here you are more likely to get no answer, if it is not known, instead of dozens of people posting "I don't know." You could try contacting the people on this website: https://www.msrailroads.com/GM&O.htm Bruce
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    Train i d

    Pan Am railway is blue and operates in Maine. https://duckduckgo.com/?t=ffsb&q=%22pan+am+railway%22&iax=images&ia=images Bruce




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