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  1. Big Macs at Grass Lake

    Big Macs at Grass Lake

    One of Union Pacific's flawed SD90MAC's takes a short eastbound freight through Grass Lake, California on the Shasta Route in August of 2002. The big EMD's are all in the scrap pile just a about a decade after their construction.
  2. Northbound at Grass Lake Summit

    Northbound at Grass Lake Summit

    UP 5486 North is topping the grade at Grass Lake Summit on a hazy July afternoon. I didn't try to get Mt. Shasta into the background due to the heavy smoke from the forest fires.
  3. Blue sky Grass Lake Summit

    Blue sky Grass Lake Summit

    UP 5382 South blasts through Grass Lake while the 5486 North holds the siding. This was the only "blue sky" shot I could get all day, the smoke from the Northern California fires has Mt. Shasta all but invisible from I-5 & US-97.
  4. Second Hand News

    Second Hand News

    Let me down in the tall grass. The 520 is what ultimatley got me out of the house that day. The 107 was right behind him.
  5. CP Molten Sulphur

    CP Molten Sulphur

    CN doesn't like to run molten Sulphur unit trains, preferring to stick a cut of 30-40 tankers on a manifest such as 346. Then again I have seen it once last year. The train was almost always parked @ CN's Fort Route yard (Winnipeg) when I railfanned there in 2003-05. This however is either...
  6. C45AC CTE's in the SNOW

    C45AC CTE's in the SNOW

    Here is the GE Tier-2 test train near Grass Lake, CA on April 24, 2003. A spring snow storm has covered the area with a layer of unexpected snow. 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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