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Jan 01, 2019 12:24 |  #4906

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the sexiest thing on several wheels ...

Funny, I didn’t notice anyone having an orgasm over it.


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Jan 01, 2019 13:59 |  #4907

daytonadays wrote in post #18782309 (external link)
the sexiest thing on several wheels ...

Has to be an A4 with its sleek curvaceous body.


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Jan 02, 2019 15:16 |  #4908

One mile of containers

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Jan 08, 2019 15:08 |  #4909

The rear of this train visible just above the lead engine, is in a different city than the front, which is about to actually enter a third.

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Jan 11, 2019 11:23 |  #4911

john crossley wrote in post #18782426 (external link)
Has to be an A4 with its sleek curvaceous body.

I couldn't agree more.........


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Jan 22, 2019 22:42 |  #4914

SunRail @ Sunset

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Jan 24, 2019 07:49 |  #4915

UP 844 departing Pine Bluff, Arkansas, March 30, 2012


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Jan 24, 2019 16:54 as a reply to  @ docg's post |  #4916

Triple tenders! Beautiful image.


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Jan 26, 2019 00:16 |  #4917

UP 844 Arriving Pine Bluff Yard, March 30, 2012


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Jan 26, 2019 01:49 |  #4918

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UP 844 Arriving Pine Bluff Yard, March 30, 2012

Very nice
I assume that's a modern steam engine ?
Is it in regular service?



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Jan 26, 2019 06:12 |  #4919

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Very nice
I assume that's a modern steam engine ?
Is it in regular service?

Thanks for the comment Richard. Here's a few notes about UP 844 that were copied from Wikipedia.

Union Pacific 844 was built in December 1944. The 844 was the last steam locomotive delivered to Union Pacific. While commercial Union Pacific steam operations ended in the late 1950s, 844 was retained by the railroad for special activities. Today, it is one of UP's oldest serving locomotives, as well as the only steam locomotive never retired by a North American Class I railroad.


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Jan 26, 2019 14:41 |  #4920

It always kind of bugs me when they stick a diesel behind it. I don't know if that's as a reserve in case of problems or if it actually helps with the train or what but it makes it look like the steam engine can't do the job. Kind of ruins it for taking "authentic" steam engine shots when there's a diesel right behind the tenders.




  
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