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Jun 03, 2015 18:36 |  #2896

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Jun 05, 2015 17:17 as a reply to  @ andrewhuxman's post |  #2897

Nice one!!! Is that The Zephyr trainset?


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Jun 07, 2015 21:14 |  #2898

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Jun 08, 2015 00:58 |  #2900

Please do not be too hard on me. I do not know the correct terminology to use here. I would appreciate some help and correction where needed.

There is a section of 2 tracks (siding?) between 2 towns that occasionally I see the 'work' related equipment sitting that will do work to repair the track. There are 2 sections of track that were both full of the 'work cars' I am guessing with perhaps a total of 30-40 cars beside 2 more track that the trains going thru will use. This weekend I saw more equipment than I have ever seen before and wanted to take some pictures to share. There was one freight passing on the back side as I took these photos.

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I believe all this equipment is used to lay down new track or repair existing track, but that seems like a lot of equipment for my area!

I wish it were easier to see all of the equipment in my photos.....

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Jun 09, 2015 19:24 |  #2901

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Jun 21, 2015 22:58 |  #2905

Pretty shot, Andrew!


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Jun 25, 2015 07:12 |  #2907

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What and where are these unique containers ?

I have never before seen anything quite like them.

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Jun 25, 2015 07:29 |  #2908

Inspeqtor wrote in post #17588273 (external link)
Please do not be too hard on me. I do not know the correct terminology to use here. I would appreciate some help and correction where needed.

There is a section of 2 tracks (siding?) between 2 towns that occasionally I see the 'work' related equipment sitting that will do work to repair the track. There are 2 sections of track that were both full of the 'work cars' I am guessing with perhaps a total of 30-40 cars beside 2 more track that the trains going thru will use. This weekend I saw more equipment than I have ever seen before and wanted to take some pictures to share. There was one freight passing on the back side as I took these photos.


I believe all this equipment is used to lay down new track or repair existing track, but that seems like a lot of equipment for my area!

I wish it were easier to see all of the equipment in my photos.....


That is some very interesting equipment to see in action.

I used to work for Norfolk Southern and even I am not sure exactly what each particular piece does.

Some of those units are useless by themselves and must work in sequence with the units ahead and behind.

A very interesting DVD movie that I own and I highly recommend as good viewing is Pentrex Video's "Workin' on the Railroad"; it shows a lot of that equipment in action and is well worth having as it expels a lot of the mystery as to what all those pieces of equipment do.

If you can find some old country road that parallels the track where this equipment is working, it would well be worth your time to watch it in action.

Thanks for sharing. :)




  
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Jun 25, 2015 08:10 |  #2909

BuckSkin wrote in post #17610048 (external link)
That is some very interesting equipment to see in action.

I used to work for Norfolk Southern and even I am not sure exactly what each particular piece does.

Some of those units are useless by themselves and must work in sequence with the units ahead and behind.

A very interesting DVD movie that I own and I highly recommend as good viewing is Pentrex Video's "Workin' on the Railroad"; it shows a lot of that equipment in action and is well worth having as it expels a lot of the mystery as to what all those pieces of equipment do.

If you can find some old country road that parallels the track where this equipment is working, it would well be worth your time to watch it in action.

Thanks for sharing. :)

Thank you for your kind comments :-)

I just now ordered the DVD you mentioned!

All that equipment is now gone. It was there only a couple of short days.


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Jun 28, 2015 23:27 as a reply to  @ Itsed65's post |  #2910

very nice picture of the BNSF's along the water, where was that at?




  
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