nwgs sanctions an "Official Train Thread"

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by nwgs, Oct 30, 2007.

  1. 2whl-hoop

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  2. barnyard

    barnyard Verbal tactician Super Moderator

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    I got a message this morning that CP 7010 is in St Paul too.
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    I took this picture on my way in to work and posted it before I was on duty. The 7015 was also there and was MU'd with these two and sent out on an executive train to Kansas City earlier today. When I got done for the day, I saw the 7010 with another F unit getting photographed at the roundhouse.

    The 7010 and 7015 are in a series of 10 EMD SD 70 ACUs that are being painted in the maroon and grey heritage paint, in case anyone was wondering...
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    He covered the length of the River subdivision, which is my preferred run when I have to work the road. I've probably made between 1K-2k trips over that line.


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    Mambo Dave I cannot abide.

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    I know this doesn't quite measure up, but... did a little dog walking in a park with a train system. Word from a visitor there was that they bring the train(s) out once a month for people to ride.

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    The red i-beam looking thing in the upper-left corner is a train turnstile ... or whatever they are called in train terms.

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    Seems like someone had a rather unfortunate accident.

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    lookatdirt Been here awhile

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    IMG_1200.JPG Just got back from a trip to see the Big Boy 4014. I had tears in my eyes. What a magnificent beast.
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    Impressive sea of humanity here today to see this.
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    It does tend to draw a crowd!
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    kwthom Retiree apprentice - willing to learn

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    Not in a good way, either.



    This happened twice.
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    I guess there are two different logos on these units. This particular train, 197, was my regular assignment for a month, this past summer. It starts out a manifest freight from St. Paul, and then makes an intermodal pick up at Shoreham yard, in Minneapolis. Then we would continue to Glenwood and change crews. Not a bad, daylight, job...

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