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  1. Photogenic

    Photogenic

    An Excursion to Astoria, Oregon prepares to stop for a photo run-by at the Blind Slough drawbridge.
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    Pere Marquette 1225 Return to Rails Excursion

    Pere Marquette Berkshire 1225 has been out of operation due to the Federal Rail Administrations 15 year mandatory inspection/rebuild. This was the locomotive featured in the movie "The Polar Express". After laying dormant for almost 5 years she is scheduled to return to steam by the end of 2013...
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    Pere Marquette 1225 Return to Rails Excursion

    Pere Marquette Berkshire 1225 has been out of operation due to the Federal Rail Administrations 15 year mandatory inspection/rebuild. This was the locomotive featured in the movie "The Polar Express". After laying dormant for almost 5 years she is scheduled to return to steam by the end of 2013...
  4. Passenger cars in yard, Branson Landing

    Passenger cars in yard, Branson Landing

    Silver chef (Broadway) car in the yard at the terminal of Branson Scenic Railway, an excursion train running out of Branson Landing, Missouri. Taken from the Bass Pro Shop parking lot across the street.
  5. Screaming Out of Council Bluffs

    Screaming Out of Council Bluffs

    The SCBDM hauls at 70 mph eastbound with the Omaha skyline in the background.
  6. Westside Curve

    Westside Curve

    The last shot we got before the Kate Shelley Bridge.
  7. CNW 8701 East at Logan

    CNW 8701 East at Logan

    There's a nice curve here, unfortunately it was mostly in shadow at this point.
  8. Arriving Des Moines

    Arriving Des Moines

    The end of the journey for today.
  9. BNSF Seligman Sub

    BNSF Seligman Sub

    Photos taken February and September 2005 on the BNSF Seligman Sub.
  10. BNSF Seligman Sub

    BNSF Seligman Sub

    Photos taken February and September 2005 on the BNSF Seligman Sub.
  11. Fall in Fresno

    Fall in Fresno

    Fresno, OH, that is. Ohio Central 5408 is leading a special excurion south to Fresno to meet steam engines 1551 and 13, which would then doublehead the train north up Baltic Hill.
  12. On the way to Qwest

    On the way to Qwest

    844 enters the connecting track to the BNSF, where she will back to the Qwest Center in Omaha.
  13. Starting after a longer hold

    Starting after a longer hold

    A coal train ahead of 844 ran into trouble, and almost had 844 shoving from the rear. Here she is heading down to help. They loaned a crewmember to the stricken train, and did not end up shoving her.
  14. Through the trees

    Through the trees

    UP 844 continues its trip to Omaha on the UP mainline.
  15. Toolin along Hwy 30

    Toolin along Hwy 30

    UP 844 heads for Omaha.
  16. A quick stop

    A quick stop

    UP 844 stops at Lodgepole, NE.
  17. Up archer we go

    Up archer we go

    UP 844 on her way to Omaha via North Platte. Here she is climbing Archer hill outside Cheyenne, WY
  18. Steaming at the shops

    Steaming at the shops

    UP 844 prepares to depart from Cheyenne to Omaha.
  19. N&W 611 Fall Steam Excursion

    N&W 611 Fall Steam Excursion

    N&W 611 Northbound Fall Steam Excursion at Austell, Ga.
  20. PRR Power on RDG Rails

    PRR Power on RDG Rails

    Bennett Levin's E8 units lead a main line excursion for attendees of the 2003 American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association convention.



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