PROTOTYPE Weekend Proto Fun 3/29/2019

YoHo Mar 30, 2019

  1. YoHo

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    It's another dance competition. I'm in a Best Western in Hayward, not by my photos. Hopefully I'll find time to post something tomorrow.
     
  2. WPZephyrFan

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    Not a great photo as I was looking into the afternoon sun...my son and I were going into Newman, Ca. to pick up some groceries and caught this California Northern train heading back to Tracy on SP's old West Side line:

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  3. r_i_straw

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    Some Canadians in Texas back in October of 2006.
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  4. BuddyBurton

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    [​IMG]From last week’s outing-CSX 3003 leading a westbound ethanol train on Absolute Blocks at MP 86 on the UP Clinton Sub.


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  5. BuddyBurton

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    [​IMG]From Wednesday—Ferromex 4696 second out on a westbound stack train east of Lisbon, IA on the UP Clinton Sub. This unit led from Yard Center in Chicago to Global 3 in Rochelle, IL.


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  6. Hardcoaler

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    Lancaster & Chester SW-900 No. 91 switches a feed mill in Richburg, SC on 01/22/2019. She was built new for the road in 1965.

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  7. co_riff

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    The two CIT's and the white Soo engines are gone from the Kanawha River Railroad. The leases are up.

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  8. Hytec

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    Great catch. I didn't know SW-900s were even offered that late. I assumed their production stopped in the late 1940s.
     
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  9. BNSF FAN

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    Northbound at Manchester GA - April 2006. So fresh you could still smell the paint.
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  10. r_i_straw

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    UP playing with fuel tenders? Nah! This was a local that did not go very far. Maybe just some weird occurrence where the crew had to split up and service two different customers where each took a different locomotive and coupled up together later? Who knows.........
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  11. WPZephyrFan

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    UP's GP38-2s get around. That could be anywhere here in the Calif. Central Valley.
     
  12. badlandnp

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    Had a bit of an ice jam causing this old box to get even more forlorn. PIC_0445.JPG
     
  13. BoxcabE50

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    Still "on the property" after all these years. That's an outstanding accomplishment. (y)
     
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  14. HemiAdda2d

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    While on the road to Minneapolis for a taekwondo tournament, I bagged this Cat-powered Geep leading empties east out the siding at Tower City, ND. Strange name for a town with no towers....

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  15. WPZephyrFan

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    Took a trip up to Santa Rosa to pick up some of my stuff. We went kind of "the back way" to avoid the Bay Area traffic nightmare. In Fairfield, Ca. I saw a Union Pacific freight sitting near the Bud Brewery:

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  16. Kurt Moose

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    They keep they're equipment clean-look at the shine on those units!! Compared to the old grain hopper behind them! :D
     
  17. HemiAdda2d

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    Their paint scheme is quite striking . I bagged another one in Jamestown that weekend, too.
     
  18. HemiAdda2d

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    Happy Anniversary , RRV&W!
    Jamestown, ND.

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  19. BoxcabE50

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    That many years, already? Wow. Time has flown away!
     
  20. Mike VE2TRV

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    SW900s were built from December 1953 through March 1969 - 567s well into the 645 era! And a production run to rival the RS-1...:cool:
     
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