Where is the Omaha Posse?

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Don't know about PTC and Warrants yet. Still investigating. Here are some from today with a late #6, with a BNSF loco on the front, at Greenwood NE and some freight trains. A nice park to stand under the shade of pine tree and watch the trains go by. Should have brought a chair.



Into Iowa this morning for a chase of the Bayard Local. Top speed the train reached was 20MPH, But with a long stint of road construction it was a bit difficult to keep up. BNSF 3171 and a green 2967. And in case you forgot what Iowa looks like in the summer, green corn, white rock and cloudy skies. Quite nice.
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Caught a few trains at Oreapolis today. Missed shooting an eb grain train and a wb intermodal. Managed to catch these eb loads with mid-train and rear DPUs (first four shots). Then saw these empties from Kansas City Power & Light heading wb with storm clouds in the background.



I just love the 85mm prime lens. Some UP trains on an absolutely gorgeous day. Light clouds, light breeze, 72 degrees, low humidity. August? Not sure. 5955 leaning into the curve at Logan Iowa, the 5991 along the Lincoln Highway(Hwy US 30), the rest are 2 miles west of Kennard, NE at MP354 on the old CNW.
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Compare this scene of the 2937 with virtually the same scene in post 461 of this thread. Plants will takeover when we are not around.


One of these things is not like the other. Almost to the top of Marshall Hill, the westbound UP 2671 and helpers hoist a manifest on UP's Blair sub. I was looking at another shot taken just before the first one and I cropped it to show the roads at this point. That's Hwy 30 off in the distance and a gravel road that takes a sharp right turn. This close to where the Papillion Creek watershed ends. Everything west of the top of the hill drains into the Elkhorn River. I'm just glad I didn't have to survey this for a railroad.
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Bill Anderson

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Good shots. I like panoramas which show the surrounding countryside through which the trains pass.

My parents are from Iowa and remember the Lincoln Highway.

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