RailPictures.Net Photo: WAMX 5003 Austin Western EMD GP50 at Elgin, Texas by JR Leal - RuckusRails
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Austin Western (more..)
EMD GP50 (more..)
East Subdivision (more..)
Elgin, Texas, USA (more..)
January 25, 2013
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WAMX 5003 (more..)
121 (more..)
JR Leal (more..)
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Main Street in downtown Elgin is greeted with the 121 Job heading west. Elgin is a railroad town and owes its existence, or at least location, to the railroad and a flood. The original alignment of the railroad wasn't going to be routed into the present day location of Elgin. After a rather historic flood washed away survey marks for the intended route, the railroad sought higher ground and rerouted to the location shown here.
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