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December 28, 2006 (Thursday) Proto Photos
« on: December 28, 2006, 10:26:06 AM »
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It's Thursday again, time to share photos of the "real thing" It's electric, steam, and Diesel from me today. First an English Electric boxcab on the CN in Montreal, followed by a CNR 4-8-2, with a nattily dressed engineer ascending to the cab, and finally, the Gulf, Mobile & Ohio's minimal engine servicing facility in New Orleans, with Alco cab units in residence.







Next week, the first unit coal train on the Apalachicola Northern in 1982.

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Re: December 28, 2006 (Thursday) Proto Photos
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2006, 10:42:01 AM »
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I seem to be on a D&RGW roster kick these last few weeks.


D&RGW M-78 class 4-8-2 #1512 heading out of Denver, Colorado on May 28, 1933.  The 10 Mountains of the M-78 class had a trailing truck booster and mustered 78,000 pounds of tractive effort.  These locomotives were jacks of all trades and saw service throughout the Rio Grande system.


Rio Grande M-78 class 4-8-2 #1512 in Colorado Springs, Colorado on March 26, 1933.


M-78 class 4-8-2 #1519 on February 23, 1931 in Pueblo, Colorado.

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Re: December 28, 2006 (Thursday) Proto Photos
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2006, 10:49:32 AM »
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more boxcabs...............


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Re: December 28, 2006 (Thursday) Proto Photos
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2006, 05:59:07 PM »
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This ex-CNJ caboose is used by the Reading T&H Society as a small museum in Lititz PA..

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Re: December 28, 2006 (Thursday) Proto Photos
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2006, 06:40:44 PM »
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Nothing very exciting and the lighting sucks, but it's one of my first shots with my new toy!


/Canon EOS Rebel XT

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Re: December 28, 2006 (Thursday) Proto Photos
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2006, 08:26:40 PM »
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Alco "World' series locomotives at work in the Adelaide Hills during 1986/1987...







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Re: December 28, 2006 (Thursday) Proto Photos
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2006, 03:11:59 PM »
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Wes,

What's that second loco in the bottom photo??? Kinda
looks like a wide cab SD something.

Neat shots though, gotta love them Alco's man!!!!!!!

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Re: December 28, 2006 (Thursday) Proto Photos
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2007, 01:16:45 PM »
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Yes its sort of a scaled down SD40 with wide cab. There were only 10 of them ever built - for the State system in Victoria in 1978. After several years in storage, most of them have been returned to service in the last couple of years with a private operator.




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