UP 844 in Omaha, NE

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brad_in_omaha

Active Member
Nice to finally see her without a diesel helper; is it because she has a short train?
For years I always heard the diesel was for the dynamic brakes, but I don't know that for a fact. But I remember seeing on the 844 rebuild videos that the brake system was overhauled when they rebuilt the 844. After the rebuild was the first time I saw them run with out the diesel.
 

Itsed65

Well-Known Member
Great shots Brad. I hope they bring it out west again soon. Last time it was here I was a complete noob with my 40D and didn't get any good shots.
 

Bill Anderson

Well-Known Member
Great shots Brad. I hope they bring it out west again soon. Last time it was here I was a complete noob with my 40D and didn't get any good shots.
At least you had a dSLR. I was just starting out with a point & shot when 844 and 4449 double-headed a passenger special to the Puget Sound region.
 

brad_in_omaha

Active Member
Great shots Brad. I hope they bring it out west again soon. Last time it was here I was a complete noob with my 40D and didn't get any good shots.
Thanks, I hear you there. I look back at some of the photos I took back when I started and think "I really wish I had a time machine".
 


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