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  1. Snack time

    Snack time

    Southern Pacific\'s LABRF has just been advised that the track ahead is blocked by a train that suffered a UDE. The crew is heading for the Mount Hebron Store to grab a snack.
  2. NIWX 375

    NIWX 375

    Now that most of MRL's older SD45's, the "flares", have been retired, It is nice to see one still alive and earning its keep. NIWX 375 works for the Eastern Washington Gateway Railroad and is seen on the Geiger Spur on 7/28/2011. This unit was ordered by the Pennsy in 1968...
  3. A real SD45

    A real SD45

    Passing through Cheney, WA, last week, we hoped we could locate this SD45. Not only did we find it, but it was parked in a clear spot (shot was taken from a "public" parking lot) and in beautiful light.
  4. All 4 EWG locos in Davenport WA

    All 4 EWG locos in Davenport WA

    A rainy sunset on 2/12/2010 catches all 4 of EWG's locomotives on the head end of an eastbound grain train. These veterans were all built between 1953 and 1971
  5. moving grain

    moving grain

    2 SD45's move grain near Hite WA which is seen in the background. View looking east.
  6. moving grain

    moving grain

    2 SD45's move grain near Hite WA. Harvest has recently been completed here. View looking north.
  7. moving grain

    moving grain

    2 SD45's move grain eastbound through Davenport WA. View looking west.
  8. moving grain

    moving grain

    2 SD45's move grain through the woods east of Creston WA. This scenic wooded area is home for deer, coyotee, and even a few cougars.
  9. moving grain

    moving grain

    2 SD45's move grain through Creston WA.
  10. Coast Starlight - 1985

    Coast Starlight - 1985

    An SP SD45R leads the southbound Coast Starlight into San Jose, CA, back in June 1985. I was 15, school was out, I lived a mile from the SP San Jose Roundhouse, and I had my first 35mm camera. Too bad I wasn't shooting slides back then. All-manual Canon "FT" (fitting for a railfan!)...
  11. Lionhead logo

    Lionhead logo

    The Washington Corp.'s "lionhead" logo is clearly visible on a MRL SD45 at Garrison.
  12. MRL #331

    MRL #331

    SD45 #331 at Garrison
  13. MRL's flares

    MRL's flares

    light shines off of the reflectors on 2 of MRL's SD45's.
  14. Overpowered?


    2 SD70ACe's & 2 SD45's (2nd one not shown in this pic.) swtich cars at Garrison on the western end of Mullan Pass
  15. Switching cars at Garrison

    Switching cars at Garrison

    A trio of MRL flares (2 SD70ACe's & 2 SD45's) switch cars at Garrison, which is the intchange point between Montana Rail Link & the Montana Western (coming up from SilverBow).
  16. WC 7525

    WC 7525

    WC SD45 7525 sits at its new home, the Illinois Railway Museum, after a successful day of test runs.
  17. SD19-1 #652

    SD19-1 #652

    MRL SD19-1 #652, 1 of 2 SD19-1's that MRL has, sits at Livingston along with some MRL GP9's & an SD45. Although #651 & #652 are classified as SD19-1's by MRL, the two look totaly different, while #652 (shown here) may look more like an SD38, #651 looks alot more like an SD7/SD9.
  18. MRL locos abound @ Livingston

    MRL locos abound @ Livingston

    several GP9's, an SD19-1, an SD45, & an EMD end-cab switcher sit at Livngston.
  19. MRL's flares at Laurel

    MRL's flares at Laurel

    2 locos w/ flared radiators, an MRL SD70ACe & an MRL SD45 sit at Laurel yard. The SD45 apears kinda shiney, making it look like it might have gotten washed recently. Most of MRL's SD45's that I see are usualy covered with a nice layer of dirt, soot, ect...
  20. Ferromex SD45 look a like

    Ferromex SD45 look a like

    FXE #3199 is at Stacy Street yard on a outbound stack train. Not sure on the model, but the body is a SD45. 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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