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Swing bridge # 37 spans the Snohomish River in Everett Wa. just north of Delta Jct.. This is BNSFs main line north to Canada, at Delta Jct.the tracks wye west to Bayside yard and east to Delta yard.After getting the OK from the Bridge Tender to use the bridge he hoops there orders and BN#2269...
Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul & Pacific # 760 Fairbanks Morse H10-44 frist locomotive built by them in 1944 ,two stroke opposed diesel engine.This is preserved in operating condition at IRM in Union Ill. not far from where it was built just over the border in Beloit Wis.
Pacific Harbor Line # 20 ex Harbor Belt Line out on a side track across from Progress Rail for a horn test thats what the paperwork in the window said.A rebuild unit one of sixteen that are being updated from tier 2 to tier 3 low emission (DPFs)with a Cat 3512C HD diesel engines.
A old peeling fading unpatched Santa Fe warbonnet single engine unit J-train in the hole tied down at the grade crossing at Scenic Wa. waiting for a westbound hot Z-train to come up the hill on the east side and go thru the Cascade tunnel frist this ended up being a two hour wait.
Amtrak # 7 westbound Empire Builder 5 1/2 hours late going through Edmonds Wa.,with its lead Genesis unit out of service somewhere along the way and being haul with a DASH-9.Also MoW signal gang working on the eastbound signals.
Minnesota Commercial Railroad /MNNR # 54 a B-30-7 waits two pull off the last two cars on the Amtrak # 7/27 westbound for Seattle at St.Paul Minnesota ,the two private cars the dome car Puget Sound and parlor car Serria Hotel that left with The Empire Builder # 7/27 from Chicago.
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