RailPictures.Net Photo: HRRC 22 Housatonic Railroad EMD GP7u at Lenox , Massachusetts by 3-Step Protection Photography
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» Housatonic Railroad (more..)
» EMD GP7u (more..)
» Lenox Station  (more..)
» Lenox , Massachusetts, USA (more..)
» October 11, 2020
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» HRRC 22 (more..)
» NX-13 (more..)
» 3-Step Protection Photography (more..)
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Despite not being a fan of shooting light power and going away shots, I still opted for this photo. The Housatonic power constantly gets shuffled around and I didn’t know when I would be back up here. My plan for the day was to chase Housatonic train NX-13 with ex-Bangor & Aroostook GP7u leading on the southbound trip from Pittsfield. However, these plans were foiled as the NX-13 crew spent the entire Sunday afternoon in Pittsfield yard waiting for CSX trains Q424 and Q425 to do their work. It would be dark by the time NX-13 departed for Canaan. The power is seen passing Lenox station as they will stop to pick up a pair of leased GMTX GP38-2s to take to Pittsfield. 22 was originally built as a high hood GP7 in 1952 for the Santa Fe and was rebuilt in 1981 with a chopped nose and angled "Topeka" cab.
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