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  1. BandAfan

    Comment by 'BandAfan' in media 'Where the fog ends...'

    Very ethereal....Ich bin ein Oesterreicher
  2. Blast-off from Lamar

    Blast-off from Lamar

    After completing some switching moves, Santa Fe extra 5377 west departs Lamar, CO. on 9/13/90. I think he was "showing off" for the camera.
  3. Glendale evening

    Glendale evening

    EsPee PA-3 6045 pauses with tr. 60 at Glendale, CA. on an evening of October, 1960. Second car in the train is a former Cotton Belt Osgood-Bradley "American Flyer" coach. Unknown photog.
  4. Ski train

    Ski train

    UP E-9 910 leads an A-B-B-B-B lashup on a ski train returning from Sun Valley, ID. on 3/14/71. The train is descending the west slope of Cajon Pass on the Santa Fe south/1 track. Photo by Russell T. Sharp.
  5. San Joaquin Daylight

    San Joaquin Daylight

    SP SDP45 3207 leads the San Joaquin Daylight toward tunnel 2 east of Caliente on April 18, 1971. Photo by Russell T. Sharp
  6. BandAfan

    Comment by 'BandAfan' in media 'C&EI RDC Car'

    This was the ONLY RDC owned by the C&EI, built 10/55, ser# 6222. Sold to CN 8/64, re#' D109, re#'d 6109 in 1969, sold to VIA 1978, was still in svc as of 2/88. Too bad the photo doesn't show lettering/owner, would make it that much more valuable.
  7. Bellow's Falls

    Bellow's Falls

    B&M P3 Pacific 3708 and Rutland ten-wheeler 72 share the station at Bellow\'s Falls, VT. on a rainy day in 1929.
  8. Cotton candy mountains

    Cotton candy mountains

    Cumulus piled up north of CP 140 in Hinsdale, MA. Oncoming westbound entering the block 5 miles away lit up the approach-lit signals.
  9. Is this being carried away

    Is this being carried away

    40,000lbs+ of Alco 12/244 prime mover plus M.G. are swung away from FA-1 NH 0401 at the CVRM's storage yard in Old Saybrook, CT. on March 16, 1990. The prime mover was removed to facilitate the clean-up and painting of the 0401's interior carbody and a spruce-up of the prime mover itself. Un...
  10. BandAfan

    Comment by 'BandAfan' in media 'What is that stuff?'

    Actually, it looks like engine coolant that has leaked out and frozen. The pink color comes from the conditioner (anti-rust) that is added to the coolant.
  11. Clean Trio

    Clean Trio

    SD50 6734 leads two sister units on NHSE in Middlefield, MA. nearing MP 129 on April 28, 1984. Coincidentally, the 6734 and 6739 were the first and last units of a consecutively numbered 6 unit group of SD50's assigned to the B&A in 1984. They were normally operated in two 3 unit sets.
  12. BandAfan

    Comment by 'BandAfan' in media 'Meet at the creek (1)'

    The only place you'll see an FL-9 running in Connecticut with any degree of regularity from now on is the Naugatuck RR (RMNE) out of Thomaston. CDOT/NH 2019 will be operating on the "Northern Lights Limited" the first 3 weekends in Dec., 2010.
  13. Arriving at Chama

    Arriving at Chama

    K-36 #488 arrives in Chama, NM. under threatening skies on the afternoon of Sept. 10, 1990.
  14. BandAfan

    Comment by 'BandAfan' in media 'NS 120 at Sunset'

    I like it!
  15. BandAfan

    Comment by 'BandAfan' in media 'White Pass 98'

    One of 11 (WP&Y 90-100) built by GE between 1954 and 1966. Feature 6 cyl Alco 251 prime movers rated at between 800 and 900 HP, weigh between 84 and 86 tons, and are DB equipped.





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