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b16pwrdej1
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Jan 13, 2006 17:14 |  #1

I went railfanning on Thursday and saw 11 trains (which is a record for me in one day). I saw lots of foreign power; mostly UP, but also a FURX leaser and a Wisconsin Central unit.

-NS 236 being led by two UP units as it approaches Montgomery Tunnel. This one is for belmondo since I know how much he likes to see UP Wings :D

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-NS 825 approaches Shawsville, with a "Top Hat" NS, UP, and Conrail locomotives in the consist.
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-NS 184 with a "Stealth" GEVO in the consist.
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-A westbound coal train through Montgomery with a Wisconsin Central locomtoive in the consist. The lighting was horrible for this shot, but I did the best I knew how in post-processing to make it o.k.
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Jan 14, 2006 08:56 |  #2

The 1st one is very nice!


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Jan 14, 2006 10:09 |  #3

A nice set of images. Is the "stealth" GEVO part way through being repainted?


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Jan 14, 2006 15:10 as a reply to Harold_L's post |  #4

Harold_L wrote:
A nice set of images. Is the "stealth" GEVO part way through being repainted?

I think it is part of the way through it's first coat of paint.


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Jan 14, 2006 16:56 |  #5

Nice shots - quite a collection of motive power you have there.


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Jan 14, 2006 17:31 as a reply to Tom W's post |  #6

Tom W wrote:
Nice shots - quite a collection of motive power you have there.

Yeah, it was a real good day for foreign power. Well over half of the trains that came through had at least one UP unit in the consist.


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Jan 14, 2006 19:32 as a reply to b16pwrdej1's post |  #7

Nice shots. Like the ES40DC in primer, get them while you can before they go black. Seems like a good day railfanning.

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Jan 14, 2006 20:53 |  #8

really nice work.. thanks for sharing it...




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Jan 14, 2006 21:43 as a reply to ninjatune's post |  #9

Love 'em. Really nice.


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Jan 14, 2006 21:56 as a reply to Belmondo's post |  #10

belmondo wrote:
Love 'em. Really nice.

Thanks. After complaining on Tom W.'s thread about there not being much foreign power on NS lately, I got my wish. I was truly excited to see the two UP units leading a train and the Wisconsin Central unit completely made my day.


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Jan 15, 2006 10:34 |  #11

Even had some foreign power sitting at the local CSX yard. Taken with my PowerShot A520.

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Tom ­ W
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Jan 15, 2006 11:06 |  #12

Looks like UP is everywhere.
Seems that you've got 18% gray skies. :)


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Jan 15, 2006 12:12 |  #13

The heat plume in the first shot is awesome but I like all the pictures...

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