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  1. Frozen trash

    Frozen trash

    On a frigid afternoon, the northbound Napa Valley trash train blows some snow.
  2. Hunter's Harlot

    Hunter's Harlot

    Despite the termination of CN SD40-2s, Hunter Harrison can't bring himself to repaint an IC SD40R. I suppose it does look kinda' neat, though. This train is preparing to take the siding.
  3. Almost Down....Almost Out

    Almost Down....Almost Out

    The last 6-axle SP locomotive still in Kodachrome colors sits in Eugene Yard on 3/21/2000. In not very many months this veteran would finally be retired by the UP.
  4. SP 7314

    SP 7314

    SP SD40R 7314 at North Little Rock, Arkansas in February 2002. 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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