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HemiAdda2d Sep 11, 2020

  1. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    These types of shots have not just a nostalgic value, but also show some great detail for those modeling rights of way.
     
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  2. HemiAdda2d

    HemiAdda2d Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Coulee, ND has a neat little trestle. Here's a roadside view:

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    The little knob at right gives a very different view:

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  3. HemiAdda2d

    HemiAdda2d Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Close, but not the same.
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  4. Mike VE2TRV

    Mike VE2TRV TrainBoard Member

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    That sky is beautiful. That's the kind of photo that would have made my Mom get her easel out and start painting...
     
  5. Mike VE2TRV

    Mike VE2TRV TrainBoard Member

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    How about one of my own?

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    Chutes-Ste-Ursule, Quebec. This one was built back in 1910 by one of CN's predecessors, the Grand Trunk. About 1300 feet long and 185 feet high, crossing the former gorge of the Maskinongé River (it flows now behind me in this photo, having eaten its way through some rock to take a short cut down the hill...). Still standing, and regularly undergoing maintenance (as the work platform attests) even as trains rumble across above the workers.
     
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  6. ddechamp71

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    By the way, shortline San Luis & Rio Grande RR that now owns this former D&RGW, SP and UP line seems to own heavy power in the shape of second hand SD9043MAC and B39-8 units..

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    ddechamp71 TrainBoard Member

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  8. r_i_straw

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    That is looking south on the BNSF between Moody and McGregor, Texas.
     
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  9. HemiAdda2d

    HemiAdda2d Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    "Concrete Jungle: Dead End"
    In the heart of downtown Minot, a severed spur leads to a grain elevator, now idled. The spur was served by Soo Line.
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  10. Hardcoaler

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    Railfan bird frustrated at the lull of traffic on the NS main.

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