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Durring a break in the traiffic after the 4449 went by, I heard on the scanner about the EVEBAR waiting to leave Wishram. I decided to head of to the North switch at Moody, on the Oregon Trunk, to photograph this train due to nothing coming on the Fallbridge Sub.
It is getting more and more difficult to find an H1 C44-9W on the point of a train these days. With BNSF repainting sister unit 981 into the H3 paint, a locomotive I have seen twice in H3, I can take a guess that BNSF is slowly repainting thier H1 fleet. However, BNSF 1000 also came through...
BNSF C44-9W 690 is still wearing the red and silver warbonnet colors of the Santa Fe, including the origanial Santa Fe lettering. However, it looks like this unit is a good canadate for a new H3 swoosh paint job now.
Two UP SD9043's take a general manifest to Canadian Pacific in Eastport, Id. from the major UP yard in Hinkle, Ore. The train is just out from the tunnel at Cold Springs that the highway has to go over the railroad. It was my 1st time actually catching a moving train along this stretch of the...
This Soo Line SD60 was the second unit back on a Southbound BNSF manifest though Bend today. I didn't get a full consist shot, but I wish I had. Consist was BNSF C44-9W 4008, Soo SD60 6021, BNSF C44-9W 4009. Photo was taken near the North siding switch at Cascan in Bend.
This C44-9W was trailing ES44DC 7475 on an Executive train in Bend. Why they needed 8800 horsepower on a seven car train was beyond me, but it was neat to get the chance to get some comparison shots between an ES44 and a C44-9W for modelling.
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