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An eastbound autorack train glides through Strong City Kan. well under the speed limit of 55mph. the train is led by BNSF 5242 a C44-9W and 2 of it's cousins all in H2 paint on the BNSF Rwy Strong City Subdivision.
A southbound UP K-Line double stacks with 2 GE units on the front leading south through Steilacoom, Washington on an early November evening.. I remember reflecting on this shot a few months back, but failed to post it till tonight.
UP #4068 is slowing down for a slow order at the yard in The Dalles, Oregon. The 3rd unit is the Olympic unit #2001. This manifest train is headed for Hinkle, Ore due to the closure of the Cascade Subdivision south of Oakridge, Ore. This train would take the long way to Roseville via Salt...
Former Santa Fe GP60 is leading an autorack train south on the Seattle Subdivision from "D" St. crossing.. Now, "D" St. has been converted from a crossing to an overpass.. Interesting to have a standard cab and wide cab GP60 as sole power..
BNSF #2820 working a ballast train on the Lakeview Sub just south of Tacoma, Washington on the old Northern Pacific mainline south out of Tacoma, Wash. Here, he pauses two miles north of the control point Nisqually.
The Pasadena Subdivision provided all kinds of places to railfan from. Certainly a favorite for decades was the Arroyo Seco Trestle over the Pasadena Freeway in Highland Park. Here is a westbound TOFC train crossing the trestle with Super Fleet Warbonnets with Dash 8-40BW #527 on the point in 1990.
Descending the Cajon Subdivision in 1990 through Verdemont, Santa Fe Dash 8-40BW #527 leads this TOFC/Double Stack train down the south main towards San Bernardino and west on the Pasadena Subdivision to Hobart Yard.
Amtrak's Coast Starlight is coasting through a curve at Kalama, Washington (MP 109 - Seattle Sub). Today's consist has the Amtrak #115, 120 & 507. Two of the three are 'normal' engines used in pool service on the Coast Starlight Long distance trains.
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