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  1. UP 6380 on the dog

    UP 6380 on the dog

    UP 6380 and KCS 4049 power a WB Manifest on UP\'s Glidden Sub. MEWSAB-21 Photo taken at Schulenburg TX on 6-21-14.
  2. Sand Patch

    Sand Patch

    Late evening, fog and light snow give an air of tranquility to the otherwise busy and loud B&O, albeit CSX, crest of the Alleghenies.
  3. HLCX 9647

    HLCX 9647

    After leaving CN in 2000, this unit is back on home turf! CTRW leassed five (???) of them, finally dispelling their ex-CN M420(W)'s to the HBR along with GP30's and other oddballs on roster. Despite CN retiring and selling these units left and right, they're perfect for a shortline like...
  4. NREX 5078

    NREX 5078

    "Another" ex-UP SD50 comes through town on lease from NREX. Pretty good lash-up too. CP 9022, the third-last "SD40-2" is behind him, one of only two SD40-2'F's in the dual flag sheme; one unit ahead is 5585, one of the oldest SD40-2's still on CP's roster. 8:41am CP 456...
  5. NREX 5081

    NREX 5081

    Facing a major power shortage, CP has decided to lease ~50 NREX SD40/SD45/SD50 derivatives from NREX, about half of which are ex-CP/SOO SD40-2's. So far only two have come through town, NREX 5081 and his twin, 5078. "Real" UP engines are regulars as well, sadly they are limited to...
  6. VIRX 7059

    VIRX 7059

    This unit started its life as a GP9 in 1955, originally CN 2021, re-numbered 4472 in 1956, then re-build to GP9RM in 1992, becoming CN 7059. This year after 57 years on CN he was retired and sold to VIRX. Unless he's going to a shortline, chances are that this is the last time he's seeing CN...
  7. CN 4792 GP38-2W

    CN 4792 GP38-2W

    CN 4792 leads the daily wayfreight along with a GP38-2. No, you are not seing double, CN has actually patched itself on the Geep's back, in a slightly smaller font. What a waste of time and resources! (CN was owned by the government then, hence its our money...)
  8. BNSF #4888

    BNSF #4888

    #4888 looks like it has had some major patching jobs done to it, especialy on the nose. #4888 is seen here resting at MRL's Laurel, Mt yard.
  9. SD40-2 and a riff-raff

    SD40-2 and a riff-raff

    SD40-2s in Saskatchewan? Thats right. The second unit just happens to be one of thoes old GEC patch jobs to boot! I didn't catch the numbers, but I beleive the second unit is CN 6941.
  10. Empty coal train

    Empty coal train

    A freshly patched ex-DEVCO (SCR) coal hopper leads the pack.
  11. patched and tagged!!

    patched and tagged!!

    A very patched and tagged ex SP Geep .. at the UP yard in coffeyville Kansas
  12. Mance at Night

    Mance at Night

    With the constellation Orion above, and fall colors down below, I set up the tripod for this image of an early morning eastward-moving freight on CSX's route over Sand Patch. The line was constructed by the Baltimore & Ohio in the 19th Century.


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