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  1. east_bay_alex

    Tehachapi Railfan Trip - May 2019

    Here's a pretty nice long video of some Tehachapi freight action from BNSF and UP in the span of two days. Included is some foreign power and pacing a unit coil steel train.
  2. CP 4521

    CP 4521

    CP 4521 and SOO 4400 sit in Madison awaiting departure. CP 4521 is an ex-UP, nee-SP GP40X that was rebuilt to GP38-2 specs but kept its telltale flared radiators.
  3. Departing Madison

    Departing Madison

    A CP local freight gets underway as it rolls north out of town.
  4. Local in Madison

    Local in Madison

    A CP local freight with an ex-UP GP40X (now rebuilt to a GP38-2) sits in Madison a few minutes before departing for points north.
  5. HLCX 4300 GP40X

    HLCX 4300 GP40X

    This unit was recently acquired by the Point Comfort and Northern. 1 of the last remaining GP40Xs.
  6. Yellow Bonnett

    Yellow Bonnett

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