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23 degrees today with mostly local inaction with the OPPD coal locos at North Omaha and the UP local engines resting at Seward St. But the CN train was proceeding north at a blistering 10MPH heading for Denison and beyond. The old RR grade is on the north side of Carter Lake and has been unaltered, except for a few trash dumps now and again, for at least 30 years.
CN 5448 Honey Creek_121821.JPG
Old RR No Omaha_121821.JPG
UP 716 No Omaha_121821.JPG
UP 1128 No Omaha_121821.JPG
BNSF 8893 No Omaha_121821.JPG


Christmas Eve Day dawned foggy. I love fog, so went and took some pictures. First east of Fremont is a train getting a new crew. The 8207 will head east and turn north at California Jct. While driving around I chased the 7470 to North Bend NE. Fog cleared a bit about 1/2 mile east of North Bend. When the 7470 had passed I headed back to Fremont and the 8207 had gotten the signal to go. So I went to Arlington. The scene on the Elkhorn River bridge will probably be gone next year as they are building a new bridge in a different place to ease the curvature of the line and double track it someday.
UP 8207 Arlington_1_122421.JPG
UP 8207 Fremont_122421.JPG
UP 7470 No Bend_122421.JPG


Here is the 7470 at North Bend and the NS unit that was tagging along and the BNSF local engines in Fremont NE.
BNSF 2967 Fremont_122421.JPG
NS 7594 No Bend_122421.JPG
UP 7470 No Bend_2_122421.JPG


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Only caught one train today while having lunch at Oreapolis NE today.


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