The second unit is EMD 6347.
Unit was dead. Built as GN 231 in 6/53 became SP&S 83.
This is my 1000th photograph accepted to this site. Sort of a run-of-the-mill railfan picture. Not very special to be number 1000. But at least it was the 4th of July.
Inbound Dinkey meeting the outbound East End Way Freight with a caboose too! The SD9 is ex-CB&Q 343.
I have no idea what those people down there were doing. The SD7 however was ex-CB&Q 309. The dinkey is inbound just minutes from leaving Aurora has a generator car on the rear.
With a dinkey, BN 9924 is an E9A.
During the lay over between Train 799 LA to San Luis Obispo in the morning and return Train 798 in the afternoon. This borrowed Cascade NPCU sure isn't receiving any TLC!
On the Stampede Pass Line. The crew is at lunch, probably across the road at BUZZ INN Steakhouse and Lounge. Note where the crew parked the train. Right on the mainline. That speaks to the traff... (more)