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  1. Comin' round the bend

    Comin' round the bend

    During a stormy spring day last Friday the sun broke out for a just a moment while Amtrak 1011, having just left Kelso WA, appears with engine 205 on the point nearing the Kalama River Bridge.
  2. Amtrak 11 at 100

    Amtrak 11 at 100

    The Coast Starlight has left Kelso, WA just moments before and is seen rounding the curve at MP 100. 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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