RailPictures.Net Photo: ATSF 8148 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF) GE C30-7 at Chaska, Tennessee by Extra 127 South
 
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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF) (more..)
GE C30-7 (more..)
CSX KD Subdivision (more..)
Chaska, Tennessee, USA (more..)
October 24, 1990
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ATSF 8148 (more..)
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A southbound CSX unit coal train was grinding up Duff Mountain north of Chaska, TN on October 24, 1990, led by leased ATSF C30-7 No. 8148. I remember how disappointed I was when the train emerged from the tunnel and crossed Hickory Creek. I was hoping for a Seaboard System U30C. Time has a way of changing one's perspective. I shot other L&N and Seaboard System U30Cs, but never got another action shot of a unit in the "Kodachrome" paint scheme. Today, I am thankful No. 8148 emerged from the tunnel in the lead on that warm October day.
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