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    A Tribute to Amtrak 822 in New Mexico

    Amtrak paint schemes (or "Phases", as they are referred to by Amtrak) are a series of liveries applied to the outside of their rolling stock. The livery phases appeared as different designs, with a majority using a red, white, and blue (the colors of the United States Flag) palette, except for...
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    A Tribute to Amtrak 156 in New Mexico

    Amtrak has five locomotives that commemorate the 40th anniversary of Amtrak service and these are painted to resemble past phases of Amtrak paint schemes. Amtrak 156 Phase I P42DC Amtrak 130 Phase II P42DC Amtrak 145 Phase III P42DC Amtrak 184 Phase IV P42DC Amtrak 822 Phase III...
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    AMTK 822 on the Southwest Chief

    https://youtu.be/qGItfYspGN4 AMTK 822 is a GE P40DC built in 1993. The P40 series was built from 1993 to 1996 and the only other 800 series I've seen on Amtrak is 821. Additional deliveries of the P42DC ended up replacing the P40DCs. Three units had been wrecked (819 in the 1993 Big Bayou...
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    Amtrak184, June 22, 2017, Bernalillo, NM

    https://youtu.be/aDXSpQIRd3E AMTK 184 leads the eastbound Southwest Chief through Bernalillo, NM. This is one of the Phase IV heritage units commemorating the 40th anniversary of Amtrak. Special thanks to the conductor for the big wave!
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    Stranger in Paradise

    We were driving down U.S. 1 just north of Folkston, Georgia, last Sunday when we saw--of all things--a Florida East Coast manifest train in the hole southbound. We pulled in to the peanut gallery at the Funnel to wait for it. One of the fans there said he saw it go northbound a couple of days...
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    NS 9-1-1 move to Strasburg for NS Days this weekend

    The 9-1-1 WILL not be at Strasburg this weekend it's broken down in Enola.....lipstick on a pig I guess. I need to look elsewhere for more current information, I answered my own post and never saw any other heads up postings for Heritage Units or anything else. Good luck guys, I'm gone! Bob...
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    Espee on the Elldee

    A rare visitor from the West brightened up an otherwise gloomy February day here in the Bluegrass. On the last day of February 2013, UP #1996...the Southern Pacific Heritage Unit...was on the point of NS train 224 from Atlanta to St. Louis. This move brought the Espee unit across the...



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