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A rainy day at Pinole made for some great shots of train on the Cal-P. Included are many Amtrak California trains, a new Siemens SC-44 Charger, EB Coal Empties, and WB Double-stacks.
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After attending National Train Day in St. Louis, MO, I went to the suburb of Kirkwood for some train watching!
Here is a Union Pacific Coal consist moving westward at dusk:
Kirkwood - Union Pacific Coal
Summer 2011 - Here is a UP Coal Train passing the UP 844 Steam Locomotive as it was parked near Downtown St. Louis on its cross-country tour that year.
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UP Coal with UP 844
NS 74G, after completing the complicated reverse move from Bon Air and through Childersburg to access the N-Line from the P-Line, finally throttles up and conitues the trip over to Wilsonville and the AL Power steam plant that is this trains destination. The NS P-Line trestle flies over the...
NS 74G, after completing the complicated reverse move from Bon Air and through Childersburg to access the N-Line from the P-Line, finally throttles up and conitues the trip over to Wilsonville and the AL Power steam plant that is this trains destination.
This shot shows NS 74G (coal train) after it has come off of the NS P-Line/N-Line connector track you see at the far right of the photo where the switch is located. The train is continuing to shove down the N-Line siding to hop over to the main line, where it will then head forward to...
NS 74G, the Alabama Power coal train headed to Wilsonville, finally clears the road as motorist breath a sigh of relief that they can continue on to thier destinations. this shoving move is a twice daily operation. In this case, a loaded train shoves down the connector track, and in the...
While watching the coal train, NS 74G, backing down the P-Line/N-Line connector, this Eastbound train supprised me passing over the trestle! I had no idea this one was coming, hense the poorly composed shot!
This extreme zoom shows NS 74G on the P-Line in Bon Air getting ready to shove down the NS P-Line/N-Line connector track. This load of coal is heading over to Wilsonville to the Alabama Power Steam Plant.
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