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  1. UP 4642 west

    UP 4642 west

    UP 4642 (SD70M), BNSF 9711 (SD70MAC), and BNSF 5797 (ES44AC) Lead a 66 car autorack train west through Alma Kansas on the UP Topeka Subdivision
  2. Santa Fe grain hopper at Laurel

    Santa Fe grain hopper at Laurel

    An AT&SF grain hopper at MRL's Laurel yard
  3. cRIP


    The Chicago Rock Island & Pacific emblem was fading on the Topeka, KS freight house ten years after the railroad quit. Today even the building is gone. 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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