Not much this week, I am too busy working on a cab study of various models
This first photo is a night shot of Laurel roundhouse/servicing area.
I had just finished my run on the M-LINLAU and brought the power to the house. It was
I have always wanted to get a picture where you crossover between units looking down at the knuckles and with the blurred track whizzing by underneath. Unfortunately it would be difficult because of the bouncing. Although I regularly cross over between units at speed and get to see this view, taking a picture of it would be too dangerous due to the need to hold on tightly and keep your balance. So this stationary pic is the best I can do. SD70MACs BN 9550 and BNSF 8800.
I am "in the hole" again at Aberdeen, MT on the
Finally, Do you think all GE C44s are created equal?
Hardly. Variations abound inside and out between units of different groups. Witness the steps on each of my two units at Aberdeen, MT.
It is 5 verses 6 on ATSF C44 652 and BNSF C44 4504. This old man votes for the newer 6 step model.
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