railfan pics from the weekend
Posted 26 November 2007 - 04:17 PM
Posted 27 November 2007 - 07:31 PM
Its funny Chuck, Patrick and I were there Sunday, West Chicago 1st and then Eola.
Heres one for the show taken on the Kress Road bridge just south of NI
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This was on Saturday....nice shot.....we put Christmas stuff outside on Sunday morning.....if the weather holds up we should all meet at Eola....Saturday morning usually is pretty busy. Scott is kinda close to being a UP employee.....we`ll see.
Posted 27 November 2007 - 07:57 PM
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I forgot we started at Spaulding on a cold morning with ICE
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A rare sight at NI as one Metra westbound sits in the hole waiting for an eastbound scoot.
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Posted 28 November 2007 - 05:42 PM
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For you west coast guys, this is what a GP-15 looks like when you take it out of "Tag City"
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Even this string of geeps with a fine ex CNW on the point looks pretty darn good.
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There still somewhat friendly at the West Chicago yard, telling us just to stay away from the tracks because of remote control. Ofcourse when the CNW was host they would invite you in the cab
Posted 29 November 2007 - 09:46 PM
Posted 30 November 2007 - 03:42 PM
ICE 6410 on the point?!?!? Grrrrrrrrr. How was the beast of a horn on that thing? SHOULDA CALLED ME!
John, we ran up there on a fluke, didn't even expect to see anything but Metra. I darn near fell out of the truck after those gates dropped and a caught the symphonie playing as that westbound slammed thru the grade crossing. Me bad
Posted 30 November 2007 - 10:02 PM
My bad Meansy...
Posted 01 December 2007 - 12:32 PM