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  1. Northbound Budds

    Northbound Budds

    BCR Northbound Passenger Train.
  2. Budd in the Lowlands

    Budd in the Lowlands

    The Lewis & Clark Explorer heads west towards Astoria.
  3. Crossing Blind Slough

    Crossing Blind Slough

    The westbound Lewis & Clark Explorer crosses Blind Slough on a sunny summer morning.
  4. Budd Cars Through Rainier

    Budd Cars Through Rainier

    The Lewis and Clark Explorer train heads west through downtown Rainier Oregon
  5. 6133 seen in better days

    6133 seen in better days

    RDC 6133 (with 6148 trailing)seen here at Hayward just north of Duncan. Hayward was the junction with the Lake Cowichan Subdivision. VIA offers tour packages with the BC Forest Museum, they'll drop you off at Hayward in the morning, you can spend the day at the Forest Museum and catch the...
  6. Who said RDC's can't be used for switching?

    Who said RDC's can't be used for switching?

    RDC 6130 is seen here switching the Wellcox yard you could smell the transmissions overheating...YEAH RIGHT!! The ENR yard crew is actually shoving the 6130 down one of the C yard tracks. A pair of GP38's are on the other end.
  7. Another sout of the two Budds

    Another sout of the two Budds

    6130 and 6133 sit in the Victoria yard with the roundhouse in the background.
  8. RDC's in Victoria

    RDC's in Victoria

    VIA RDC's 6133 and 6130(ex-CP 9058 and ex-CP 9057) sit in the E&N's Victoria yard. As you can see, 6133 has been stripped of some parts.
  9. Another shot of the 6133

    Another shot of the 6133

    Another shot of the 6133. The Machine Shops can be seen in the background. 6133 is ex-CP 9058 and 6130 is ex-CP 9057.
  10. VIA RDC1 6133

    VIA RDC1 6133

    VIA RDC1 6133 sits in the E&N's Victoria yard with CP's Victoria shops in the background. The Shops in Victoria were not included in the sale/lease of the E&N to RailAmerica, although the trackage outside the shops was. With the Victoria shops now condemmed VIA has to pay RailAmerica to...
  11. Down at the shops

    Down at the shops

    VIA 6148 watches as one of the Victoria shop workers services RDC1 6130
  12. Victoria yard

    Victoria yard

    This is all that remains of the Victoria yard. The tracks that curve to the left of the picture are all that remain of the old 6 track freight yard. CP tore it out in 1986. Those tracks also lead to the downtown Victoria station.
  13. VIA 6133

    VIA 6133

    VIA RDC-1 6133 has definately seen better days. She's been working on the E&N since 1981, and has for the last year been a parts source to keep 6135 and 6148 running. Rumor has it, 6133 will be scrapped.
  14. Train Time at Lansdale

    Train Time at Lansdale

    Afternoon shuttle from Landsdale to Bethlehem runs around to prepare for a northbound departure in the fall of 74
  15. RDG SERVICE TO BETHLEHEM

    RDG SERVICE TO BETHLEHEM

    RDC arrives at Bethlehem in the winter of 74 as a LANTA bus waits at the corssing
  16. Blurred Budd

    Blurred Budd

    VIA RDC 6135 is a blur as it races through Langford, BC on April 19, 2002
  17. Northbound at speed

    Northbound at speed

    Northbound dayliner 6135 streaks through Langford, BC on December 19, 2003
  18. Crossing the Blue Bridge

    Crossing the Blue Bridge

    VIA's RDC 6148 crosses the Blue Bridge in Victoria BC on a bright April morning
  19. OR&W RDC1

    OR&W RDC1

    Ohio River & Western RDC1 stopped at the Marietta, OH station. Taken looking towards the front end.
  20. RDC "Cab"

    RDC "Cab"

    Inside one of the "cabs" on VIA RDC1 6133. The VIA RDC's still have factory controls. You can see the modern additions, including 26-L air, a radio, event recorder, RSC(Reset Crew Alarm), digital spedometer, and a comfy seat.




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