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  1. The roster child

    The roster child

    While CN Dash 9-44CW rtosters are common with more then 200 running around, this one has to be King! It\'s the newest and the baddest one out there! At least until the new units arrive. CN 2727 (2005 Dash 9-44CW, rebuild CN 2667) & BC Rail 763 (SD40-2) lead a westbound intermodal.
  2. Made in 2005

    Made in 2005

    CN 2727, Dash 9-44CW, rebuild CN 2667, is just two weeks old here.
  3. GP38-3 on Crestmore Branch

    GP38-3 on Crestmore Branch

    UP 2411 on duty on the Crestmore job out of the Montclair, CA yard. GP38-3s are rebuilds of GP40s, with a 2000 HP engine, fully reconditioned cabs, new traction motors and alternators, and extended range dynamic brakes. (Locomotive Info Source: Mr. Don Strack's 2001 Union Pacific Locomotive...
  4. GCFX trio

    GCFX trio

    Today when GE ES44DCs have taken over CN, while SD40-2s & SD50Fs are being retired in droves, its hard to believe that earlier this year CN was still leasing 50 Alstom SD40-3s, all ex-CN SD40s. Power policy sure changed quickly! Back in 2004 I managed to catch three trio sets working the...
  5. This engine sounded as good as it looked!

    This engine sounded as good as it looked!

    One of four engine consist idling through Sturtevant wisconsin to drop off crew, SWEET sounding diesel! is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.