Wil's Slide Box

LegomanBill May 8, 2017

  1. gjslsffan

    gjslsffan Staff Member

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    I think western slope too but can't figure it out yet.
     
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  2. LegomanBill

    LegomanBill TrainBoard Member

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    Been doing some searching via Google Maps, still haven't narrowed it down yet, but it's certainly Western Slope.

    But in the meantime....

    BN F7B 737, ex-Northern Pacific 6015B, Minneapolis, MN, April 4, 1973 (Bob Jordan)
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    CN 4-8-4 6300, Fort Erie, Ontario, 1950s (Paul Mayer)
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  3. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Wash rack? What wash rack? Actually this says a lot about the actual condition of BN, back during those years= An absolute mess. If you weren't around them back then, you have no idea. :(
     
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  4. LegomanBill

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    Judging by the condition of the locomotives I have images of, it certainly seem that things weren't in the best of shape.

    And now a pair of Rebels

    Brand New GM&O GP38 719, Bloomington, IL, August 1969 (Fred Byerly)
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    GM&O RS-1 1122, Chicago, IL, August 1963 (Fred Byerly)
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  5. Hytec

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    Bill, here's a photo of GM&O 1900, in case you don't have one. It was the only locomotive built by Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, MS.
    Ingalls hoped to get into the diesel locomotive business after WW-II, but couldn't compete with the big boys, especially EMD.

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  6. Kurt Moose

    Kurt Moose TrainBoard Member

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    Wow!! Never knew of this or it's existence!:eek:
     
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  7. LegomanBill

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    Thanks! I wish I'd come across a view of this rather unique locomotive but alas, nothing.

    However, speaking of rare things, here we have GM&O DR6-4-2000 280 on the scrap line in Jackson, TN, June 1965 (Fred Byerly)
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    For those curious, below is a builder's photo of this same locomotive procured from the internet[​IMG]

    On the tail end of a freight, C&O caboose 90333 rolls along in the early 1970s (????)
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  8. LegomanBill

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    A lone Amtrak train waits in an even lonlier station in February 1975 (????)
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    Amtrak Dome-Dorm-Coffee Shop 9813 "Silver Cup", Denver, CO, May 1973 (Bob Jordan)
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  9. Hardcoaler

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    I'm guessing that the Silver Cup was former CB&Q? Evoking thoughts of splendor, the Q had the most inventive and wonderful car names.
     
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  10. BoxcabE50

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    "Silver Cup" sounds like reference to a racing trophy of some type.
     
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  11. LegomanBill

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    It is one of CB&Q's many "Silver" cars. And for those curious, that car still exists at some undisclosed location.
     
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  12. LegomanBill

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    A pacing shot of some Milwaukee Road F-Units, May 9174 (Bob Jordan)
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    Santa Fe GP7 2866 doing some switching work with waycar 999095 in April of 1974 (Bob Jordan)
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  13. acptulsa

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    That's a nice comparison of the F-7A and the FP-7.
     
  14. LegomanBill

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    Amtrak Dome Coach 9460, ex-GN 1320, Denver, CO, June 1974 (Bob Jordan)
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    Amtrak Dome-Lounge 9370, ex-SP 3601, Denver, CO, June 1974 (Bob Jordan)
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    Amtrak Bar-Lounge 8350, ex-NP Traveller's Rest 494, Denver, CO, June 1974 (Bob Jordan)
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    Burlington Northern F7B 717, ex-NP 6009D, July 1973 (Bob Jordan)
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  16. LegomanBill

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    BN F9A 832, ex-Northern Pacific 7009A, in possibly Denver, April 1973 (Bob Jordan)
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    A trio of ex-Northern Pacific F-Units (A F9A ex-6705A, a F7B ex-6009B, and a F9B ex-6710B), July 1973 (Bob Jordan)
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  17. Kurt Moose

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    BN 832 was the very last F to run in Western Washington.
     
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  18. LegomanBill

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    CB&Q 5632 waiting to go with an excursion in July of 1960 (Anyone recognize the location?) (????)
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    BN F9B 775, ex-Northern Pacific 6704B, May 1974 (Bob Jordan)
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  19. Hytec

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    Photo of 5632 is very impressive. Though what I like most is there ain't no stinking infernal combustion diesel behind as "insurance". :cool:
     
  20. BoxcabE50

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    (y)(y)(y):D
     
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