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  1. SP 7126

    SP 7126

    A pair of unpatched SP, I mean UP Geeps haul a transfer past Tower 55 in Fort Worth, TX on 8-26-03.
  2. Crossing historic Michigan tower

    Crossing historic Michigan tower

    One of Amtrak's Chicago-Detroit trains passes BO Tower at Kalamazoo, Mich., on Aug. 14, 2003.
  3. Heat and Haze

    Heat and Haze

    SF C44-9W 643 leads a grain train south past MP 345 (south of Tower 55)in Fort Worth on 8-7-03.
  4. UP 6936 and Inspection Train

    UP 6936 and Inspection Train

    UP DDA40X #6936 and inspection special approaching Tower 55 in Fort Worth on July 15, 2003.
  5. "Im Abendrot"

    "Im Abendrot"

    EB Conrail at Union City Ohio on the former Big Four, Sept.1989 Image 2003 M. Ross Valentine
  6. BNSF749 on grain train

    BNSF749 on grain train

    BNSF 749 (C44-9W) has just passed Tower 55 in Fort Worth, Texas on 3-7-03.
  7. UP traffic jam

    UP traffic jam

    5-26-2003, UP 4987, 3909, & 6162 pulling a rail train wait to go south through Tower 55 in Fort Worth, TX. The second section of this train sits nearby.
  8. Passing Norfolk Southern

    Passing Norfolk Southern

    UP 4791 waits on a new crew near Tower 55 in Fort Worth, TX. A passing UP mixed freight with a Norfolk Southern lead unit is caught in this timed exposure. Taken with an Olympus 5050 digital on auto nightshot. This photo has been post processed for sharpness and color.
  9. UP 5081 special train

    UP 5081 special train

    UP 5081 leaving Fort Worth, TX just south of Tower 55. The car is the Arden #5449. 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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