Wil's Slide Box

LegomanBill May 8, 2017

  1. LegomanBill

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    Oddly, I found it to be enjoyable to do it, mainly as it was fun to actually seem them all in larger dimensions than on the tiny little slide.
     
  2. r_i_straw

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    Wow, awesome stuff. (y)(y)(y)
     
  3. LegomanBill

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    SCL RS3 1199 (ex-SAL), Bellevue, OH, November 17, 1972 (H. W. Ameling)
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    Birmingham Southern SW900 93 toting around some cars, Birmingham, AL, May 27, 1972 (Carl F. Nelson)
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    Empire Coke Co. SC 206 (Apparently this is an ex-NYC loco), Birmingham, AL, May 28, 1972 (Carl F. Nelson)
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    Brand New NdeM SD40-2 8701 (During EMD's 50th anniversary open house), McCook, IL, September 9, 1972 (Carl F. Nelson)
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    EJ&E DT-6-6-2000 925, Illinois, October 1974 (????)
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  4. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Who was the owner or operator of that ex-SAL ALCo?
     
  5. LegomanBill

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    As far as I can tell, it's a Seaboard Coast Line ALCo. But seeing as all other identification has been painted out or removed, I can't say that for sure.
     
  6. LegomanBill

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    PTC of NSW 44 Tonner 7923 (ex-US Army), Sydney, Australia, April 5, 1973 (????)
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    American Freedom Train/SP 4449, Fort Worth, TX, February 22, 1976 (Bob Jensen)
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    Ferrocarril del Pacifico RSD-5 827, Mexico, June 1975 (????)
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    SNCB Class 204 5310, Belgium, February 1977 (????)
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    SNCB Class 204 5201, Belgium, February 1977 (????)
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  7. Hardcoaler

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    I'm not sure, but the unit was originally Macon, Dublin & Savannah 1703, then SAL 1689 after the SAL formally absorbed the MD&S and finally became SCL 1199. It was retired by the SCL on the same month that the slide was taken, 11/1972!

    These are such great shots! Having lived in AL once, I'm loving the Birmingham views and of course the EJ&E (the J ran by our house when I was young).
     
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  8. LegomanBill

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    It might be possible then that it shows the loco post retirement being shipped off somewhere. It could explain the slightly out of place location.
     
  9. LegomanBill

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    SNCB Loco Shed, Belgium, February 1977 (????)
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    SNCB Class 204 5317 on the head of a freight train, Belgium, February 1977 (????)
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    FCP C-628 610, Nogales, Sonora, MX, April 30, 1972 (????)
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    NdeM SW1504 8827 on delivery, Dupo, IL, July 8, 1973 (Carl F. Nelson)
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    Milwaukee Road RSC-2 579, Sparta, WI, August 1971 (????)
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    On RR Picture Archives, there is another photo of this locomotive in the exact same spot with the exact same crew member (wearing the exact same shirt), which leads me to believe that whoever took this shot was out fanning with a friend.
     
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  10. BoxcabE50

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    Wish I had my data and references at hand. 1971 seems like it could be a bit early for that MILW ALCo chop nose.
     
  11. LegomanBill

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    It's possible that I've got the wrong date for the slide (and also that the date on the slide itself is incorrect).
     
  12. LegomanBill

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    Toledo Terminal S-2 9039, Rossford, OH, May 6, 1977 (H. W. Ameling)
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    Stockton Terminal & Eastern S-1 506, Stockton, CA, October 21, 1972 (Thomas G. Acheson)
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    L&N F9a 555, January 1975 (Bob Jensen?)
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    SP Trainmaster 3028, San Francisco, CA, March 31, 1973 (Thomas G. Acheson)
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    SCL U18B 377 on delivery, November 1974 (Bob Jensen?)
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    Cedar Rapids & Iowa City SW8 91, Cedar Rapids, IA, July 27, 1975 (Bob Jensen?)
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    Southern Wood Piedmont 44 Tonner 5, Spartanburg, NC, September 1975 (Warren Calloway)
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    FCP U30C 405 on delivery, October 1972 (Bob Jensen?)
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    DT&I GP9 982, Flat Rock, MI, August 1977 (N. Chase)
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    TP&W RS-2 202, February 1978 (Bob Jensen?)
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    Rock Island E7B 607, May 1970 (Bob Jensen)
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    Great Northern Coach 271, North Freedom, WI, October 1978 (????)
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    Amtrak RDC-2 35, New Haven, CT, July 1975 (Robert M. Rose)
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    B&M RDC-2 6212, Boston, MA, July 1975 (Robert M. Rose)
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    Amtrak RTG 62, December 31, 1973 (Larry Heller)
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  15. ddechamp71

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    Strange that these trainsets kept their french style dual headlights, instead of FRA mandatory center twin-bulbe headlight...

    Dom
     
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  16. BoxcabE50

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    Date is correct. RSC2m. Rebuilt c.1965. Scrapped about 1976, after trade-in to EMD.
     
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    B&M RDC-3 6300, Boston, MA, July 1975 (Robert M. Rose)
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    SP Officer's Special, Dunsmuir, CA, September 1976 (Dave Hardie)
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    B&LE Bicentennial Caboose 1981, November 1977 (N. Chase)
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    SCL Bicentennial U36B 1776 (????)
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    D&TS Bicentennial GP7 76 (ex-46), Toledo, OH, September 1976 (N. Chase)
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  18. LegomanBill

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    Cotton Belt Bicentennial SD45T-2, Oakland, CA, May 18, 1975 (Thomas G. Acheson)
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    B&LE Bicentennial SD18 853, North Bessemer, PA, March 1978 (N. Chase photo)
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    Santa Fe SD24 4556, Galesburg, IL, October 16, 1970 (A little note on the slide said that the train this loco was in was stopped because the lead unit caught fire.) (Carl F. Nelson)
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    Auto Train U36B 4012 (????)
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    Southern GP38-2 5215, March 1977 (????)
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  19. badlandnp

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    A SF loco catching fire? In the 70's? Most likely!

    Keep this pics coming! That BLE bi-centennial unit sure is a memory stimulator! Being a teen then, I just had to have a Bi-centennial loco, and an Atlas SD-24 was the loco! Used that one for inspiration and painted it up for my fictitious route. Thanks for the memory!
     
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    C&NW SD7R 6617, April 1976 (????)
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    BAR GP7 62, Collinwood, OH, September 1976 (N. Chase)
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    LV DRS4-4-1500 200, Sayre, PA, October 1972 (????)
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    WC Baggage 306 (Built 1886, numbered as 305), Mid-Continent Ry. Museum, North Freedom, WI, October 1978 (Bob Jensen)
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    SCL U36C 2125 (ex-Clinchfield), March 1978 (????)
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