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  1. brad_in_omaha

    UP 844 in Omaha, NE

    The UP 844 rolled in to Omaha yesterday afternoon, sporting a new black nose. For years its been silver. The red mars light was also removed during the rebuild. Wish I would have had more time to get out and chase it across the plains. 1. 20170612SC8A3743 by Brad Williams, on Flickr 2...
  2. brad_in_omaha

    Past Couple Weekends

    Its been way too long since I have posted any photos, but I actually made it out to the tracks with my camera 3 times since Thanksgiving! First off Black Friday: 1. BNSF Bayard Train in the foreground, IAIS CBBI in the background. BNSF has just returned and waiting a crew to take it back to...
  3. brad_in_omaha

    SD40-2 Locomotives and Cabooses in 2016

    SD40-2 Locomotives and Cabooses in 2016 It's great that we an still photograph SD40-2 Locomotives (or SD40N now)and Cabooses in 2016! The SD40-2s are sharp looking too, nice paint and not tagged! 1. 2/20/2016, I caught the 1988 in Downtown Omaha 20160220SC8A2941 by Brad Williams, on...
  4. UP 844 Omaha Amtrak Depot

    UP 844 Omaha Amtrak Depot

    Backing from Gibson Yard to the UP main line is UP 844 on June 26, 2013
  5. G

    Great Nebraska Railroad History

    I love to find old articles or out of print books related to railroad or railroad history. Ran across this link and really enjoyed reading this newspaper article on Nebraska Railroads. Was from a Lincoln Nebraska newspaper in June 1887. Just thought I would share this and Im sure some of you...
  6. MP 1079 Downtown Omaha, NE

    MP 1079 Downtown Omaha, NE

    MP 1079 works it's way toward the MP Grace St. Yard
  7. MP 1079 Downtown Omaha, NE

    MP 1079 Downtown Omaha, NE

    MP 1079 works it's way toward the MP Grace St. Yard
  8. CNW 1720

    CNW 1720

    CNW 1720 Switches the Cargill Elevator at 78th and Dodge St in Omaha, NE
  9. brad_in_omaha

    Railgrinder - Missouri Valley, IA

    Railgrinder sitting in Missouri Valley, IA Reports are its going to head south from Missouri Valley, IA when traffic allows. In Omaha it will head South on the Falls City Sub, again when traffic allows.
  10. U.P. Big Boy

    U.P. Big Boy

    Big Boy on display in Omaha
  11. Solitude

    Solitude

    A blustery Omaha afternoon on the last day of January 2005. Spring is a long time away.
  12. Transfer caboose

    Transfer caboose

    Illinois Central transfer caboose. Omaha NE 05-20-2003
  13. Last Moments in Nebraska

    Last Moments in Nebraska

    Passing Tower B, UP 6788 and UP 7305 negotiate the last set of curves before crossing the Missouri River into Iowa.
  14. Omaha Zoo Railroad

    Omaha Zoo Railroad

    #119 pulls its train past the zoo's Giraffe Complex.
  15. Omaha Zoo Railroad

    Omaha Zoo Railroad

    #119 pulls into the Omaha Depot, located near Dairy World in the Henry Doorly Zoo.
  16. Omaha Zoo Railroad

    Omaha Zoo Railroad

    #119 waits to depart Kenefick Station, located in the African Veldt section of the Henry Doorly Zoo.
  17. Omaha Zoo Railroad

    Omaha Zoo Railroad

    A view of #119's cab on the Omaha Zoo Railroad in Nebraska.
  18. Omaha Zoo Railroad

    Omaha Zoo Railroad

    #119 steams past private residences which are just outside the zoo's fence.
  19. Omaha Zoo Railroad

    Omaha Zoo Railroad

    A close up of Crown 4-4-0 #119. Engine built in 1968 to resemble Union Pacific's famous "Golden Spike" locomotive.
  20. Omaha Zoo Railroad

    Omaha Zoo Railroad

    #119 and its train at Pachyderm Hill at the Omaha Zoo. Similar to previous photo but closer in on the engine.




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