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Union Pacific service truck 53126 blocking the road at Dakota and Atlantic, for hooking fire hose to UP car "Joe Jackson" 814 for water fill-up. This is a match to the other photo I posted taken trackside, to show the whole operation. This was during "The Valley Eagle"...
Late one afternoon in August 2007, a monster Newark-Roseville manifest attempted to cross the Suisun Bay Bridge out of Martinez, California, with 172 cars. While his two motors were somehow up to the task, he went into emergency just before reaching the northern shore. This left his brakeman to...
Heading by the lake north of Drexel, MO was this train with 5 DIT Units, including GWWR 2037. Locomotives: KCS 3942, TFM 1641, KCS 4623, KCS 600, GWWR 2037, TFM 1304, KCS 634, KCS 3163. Date: 1/26/2008
This LLPX GP15-1 shows it's obvious, poorly patched Conrail heritage well. It was the Stellartion swticher for a long time, but now it's running on the mainline alongside bigger brothers like LLPX GP38-2's and HATX SD45-2's. Note the waterbottles on the hood.
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This photo was taken in Northumberland, Pennsylvania on Sunday, September 19, 2004. This was the weekend the remains of hurricane Ivan visited the northeast and dumped over five inches of rain causing major flooding. These rails (part of the North Shore RR) were "going away" Sunday...
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