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In 2016, I decided to take the California Zephyr from Emeryville to Reno. Since I was getting into trains at the time, I thought it would be fun to mark out every railroad crossing along the way, plus the bridges and tunnels. Now, 4 years (5 years?) later, I'm still working on...
Highlighted by a westbound UP Z-Train making it's way to Oakland. This train must've been close to 2 miles long as it took nearly 5 minutes to pass! This is the daily ZNPOA.
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This fine example of a lift trestle is now a walking bridge over the Arkansas River. This is the former Rock Island Line's trestle that crossed the river to access the depot just out of the picture to the right.
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...
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