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I was surprised to catch this Southern Pacific loco on the UP Chester Sub in Illinois. I thought they were long gone, but I guess there are still a few pulling coal trains. Nice move putting it on the point.



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Bill Anderson

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Nice catch. That looks like a good location for photos with the autumn leaves on the bluffs in the background.


MP 72 - BNSF Spokane Sub.
Bill K.,

You might have caught an AC4400 instead of a C44-9W.. UP still has a few unpatched AC's, but I believe the -9W's have been all repainted and are in service in the Texas mainline trains/locals...

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