What are you using for ballast?? Looks almost dead on for the slag ballast the Grande used in the 60-80's.
Correct the only Grande GP40's to have the Q-fans are the 3129 and 30. Can't really tell from Hemi's photos, but I think they are this type of...
The only bell is mounted on the engr's side just in front of the radiator grills and above the doors as you can see in the 5508 photo.
Unfortunately, in most cases the UP claims dept/lawyers are at your door before your family even knows that there was an incident. And yes they...
Rod here's some more info:
At one time, 1978-mid 80's the #787/788 was the longest haul unit train in the US. It ran from Cameo Mine(east of...
Actually from my website.
Plus here's a few more:
#1 is 6061 @ Minturn July 1984
#2-5 is the eastbound train #788 near New Castle and then...
Here's a couple from the Moffat.
First is at Leyden
and Second one is at Sulphur.
Looks like the work train used to heighten the tunnels between Grand Jct and Pueblo to allow the higher double stacks.
Now I wouldn't go that far! There are people that know more than me. But thanks for the compliment. Sorry no pics, I suppose there has to be...
Pleasanton was a short, 60 car siding to serve a quarry (limestone??) for the CF&I mill in Pueblo. It was located between Cotopaxi and Vallie...
Thanks Jim, Pray for lots of snow and maybe they will run the rotary again! Heard alot of great things about the 1744 trips and the Royal Gorge...
Haven't seen much Grande in this thread.
I have no idea why they are no longer used on the silverton. There's a narrow gauge website out there that might help. Can't think of it but...
I was thinking eastern Utah. ;-)
Thanks for all the comments, it's really appreciated!
fsm1000 I don't mind at all, you're more than welcome to.
I have no idea about the 483. Been sitting around the yard for at least 15 years.
My pleasure Cody, glad you enjoyed them.
Here's a couple on Mason St. in Ft. Collins, CO on the BN (C&S).
BN 8126 June 1984
BN 6563 Dec 1981