RailPictures.Net Photo: STC 1201 Simpson Railroad EMD SW1200 at Shelton, Washington by Joel Hawthorn
 
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» Simpson Railroad (more..)
» EMD SW1200 (more..)
» Sand Cut, MP 7.75 (more..)
» Shelton, Washington, USA (more..)
» April 24, 2013
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» STC 1201 (more..)
» logger (more..)
» Joel Hawthorn (more..)
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Power at the rear of a log train pushing up the aptly named "Sand Cut". At 2.2%, the grade is the steepest and most challenging piece of the railroad. Once in a while, if the rail is wet or the payload waterlogged, a train may stall near the top.
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Based in Shelton, Washington, this private operation has hauled logs and lumber for its parent timber company Simpson Lumber (Timber) since 1890. Here you will be able to easily research all of my STC images on this site.
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