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  1. PSAP At POGH

    PSAP At POGH

    PSAP 3876, 3802, and Cal Northern 110 At POGH near the Myrtle St Crossing. 110 is just ahead of 2099 (out of picture) preparing to shove a string of boxcars and centerbeams back towards the Aberdeen yard. 3876/3802 are Awaiting orders. Cell Phone pic, so low quality
  2. Working A Customer at Aberdeen,WA

    Working A Customer at Aberdeen,WA

    PSAP 3875 makes a reverse move into the Sierra Pacific Mill at Aberdeen,WA to pick up a string of loaded wood product cars. Puget Sound and Pacific is one of the RAIL AMERICA short lines.
  3. Rail America

    Rail America

    Rail America 2482 switches in Irving, Tx. Needs a little ditchlight adjustments.
  4. Greenhouse effect

    Greenhouse effect

    Trying out the "more glass than metal" upper level of new Holland America dome cars at Santa Clara, CA in April 2003 before the cars are shipped off to Alaska for cruise train service.
  5. Lights and a horn

    Lights and a horn

    Close up of the cab of ENR 3870 with that Nathan K3LA horn.
  6. Ferry transfer

    Ferry transfer

    Esquimalt & Nanaimo GP38-2s 3870 & 3877 unloads a string of cars from ferry at the Wellcox Yard in Nanaimo, BC
  7. Duncan Station

    Duncan Station

    At about 10:00 we get to Duncan, the next major city on our trip north out of Victoria. At one time Duncan boasted a fair sized yard, including engine facilities as two Baldwin Road Switchers were based out of Duncan as power for the Lake Cowichan log trains. CP Rail ripped all of it out in the...
  8. Through the station window

    Through the station window

    Looking through a station window in Courtenay, RDC1 6135 is being readied for the return trip to Victoria in the Spring of 2001. In recent years the 6135 has been used the most on the passenger trains, from December 15,1999 to April of 2000 it was the only operational RDC on the E&N...
  9. RDC "Cab"

    RDC "Cab"

    Inside one of the "cabs" on VIA RDC1 6133. The VIA RDC's still have factory controls. You can see the modern additions, including 26-L air, a radio, event recorder, RSC(Reset Crew Alarm), digital spedometer, and a comfy seat.
  10. The Turntable

    The Turntable

    This is the Turntable at Vic West. The E&N's last functional turntable. It is still used to turn the RDC's. The RDC's are turned every month or so to even out wear on the wheels. The turntable still sports it's steam powered engine(now powered by compressed air). When the turntable was first...
  11. Parksville Water tower

    Parksville Water tower

    This is one of 2 standing water towers on the E&N Railway, the other being in Port Alberni, BC used for the Alberni Pacific steam excursions. The tower was located just south of the station but was moved to this location and restored when the MOW shops were expanded. The rusty rails...




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