Oil Cans on the UP April 6, 2014

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Lots of trains running these days. A quick trip to Missouri Valley yielded 3 with 2 more on the way. Just stayed an hour but gota coal train, intermodal and and a train of oil cans. Usually we see these on the BNSF. The CSX was parked with the Ex-SP unit at Council Bluffs. Could be symbolicly titled "East and west coast join in middle of the country". Or not.

Up4047_040614.jpg UP 4047 and a NS Unit lead the oil cans

OilCans_040614.jpg Oil cans

Parked Locos_040614.jpg Still a bunch of parked locomotives in Missouri Valley IA

CSX9015_040614.jpg East meets west
Nice shots Tom. I have seen a lot of foreign power on the UP and BNSF lately. I have also seen a lot of foreign power in Council Bluffs too.
The "Power Shortage" has been great! Not only lots of foreign power but also a bunch of old stuff out there on the road! good stuff Tom!

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