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  1. UP 1098 S-2

    UP 1098 S-2

  2. Kate Shelley, Old and New

    Kate Shelley, Old and New

    A view of the UP Kate Shelley Bridge west of Boone, IA. The new span was opened in 2009 after a three year project. August 11, 2010.
  3. China Steamer

    China Steamer

    JS 8419 procured by the Boone & Scenic Valley RR in Iowa in 1989 from China was the last commercially produced steam engine in the world.
  4. KMC 702

    KMC 702

    Kennecott Mining Corporation 85 Ton Electric donated to Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad. Built by GE in 1928 and donated to BSVR in 1985, info from
  5. UP Mainline in Boone, IA

    UP Mainline in Boone, IA

    Westbound UP stacktrain passes a eastbound UP coal near Boone, IA 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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