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Thursday Proto Photo Jun 26/14
« on: June 26, 2014, 06:36:42 AM »
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Re: Thursday Proto Photo Jun 26/14
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2014, 07:21:29 AM »
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Crappy cell phone pic of something I stumbled across a few minutes ago.

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Re: Thursday Proto Photo Jun 26/14
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2014, 10:08:25 AM »
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Crappy cell phone pic of something I stumbled across a few minutes ago.

Hard to tell... it's obvious they split the switch, but is the rear truck still on the rails? Looks like lots of fun for somebody.
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Re: Thursday Proto Photo Jun 26/14
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2014, 10:21:00 AM »
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Crappy cell phone pic of something I stumbled across a few minutes ago.



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Re: Thursday Proto Photo Jun 26/14
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2014, 06:15:19 PM »
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That shot was taken from a grade crossing on a public roadway. No trespassing for me!
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Re: Thursday Proto Photo Jun 26/14
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2014, 06:17:58 PM »
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Hard to tell... it's obvious they split the switch, but is the rear truck still on the rails? Looks like lots of fun for somebody.

I'm trying to remember. One of the trucks was derailed, and I think it was the rear set.
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Re: Thursday Proto Photo Jun 26/14
« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2014, 07:23:37 PM »
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Just goes to show: Geeps are no good for drifting.

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Re: Thursday Proto Photo Jun 26/14
« Reply #7 on: June 27, 2014, 07:42:58 PM »
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Re: Thursday Proto Photo Jun 26/14
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Re: Thursday Proto Photo Jun 26/14
« Reply #9 on: June 28, 2014, 06:38:29 PM »
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Back from a great vacation for several days at Disney World in Florida.  On the Disney World Railroad, we rode behind ten-wheeler #1 (Walter E. Disney):



and ten-wheeler #3 (Roger E. Broggie):



We also rode Amtrak's Auto Train back home.  Tight accommodations in a couple of roomettes, but worth the adventure.  First up, some cool Amtrak artwork:




At the Amtrak station in Sanford, Florida, the train must be put together just before departure, because the tracks aren't long enough and a road crosses the yard:




Leaving Sanford on SunRail tracks.  We're Amtrak #52 (northbound Auto Train), known on CSX as P052-26:




Found this along the line in Florida somewhere:



Seeing the mess of I-95 heading southbound last weekend, I was really surprised to see that the tracks through Jacksonville, Florida are also a bottleneck.  Look at this curve (the speed limit sign is at the bottom of the picture).  Squeal!



From the James River Bridge in Richmond, Virginia, as we entered CSX's RF&P Subdivision.  That's the CSX (former C&O) Rivanna Subdivision down below.



Ashland, Virginia station and some street track running:



Upon arrival at Lorton, Virginia, we waited about twenty to thirty minutes for our car to be unloaded:



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