Monday, November 24, 2014

A Tale of Two Turns

A massive lash-up on the Cedar Rapids turn. From left to right, IAIS 508, 150, NS 9862, NS 1051, NS 8133, IAIS 157, 500

NS 8133(ES44AC)

NS 1051(SD70ACe)

NS 9862(C44-9W, ex C40-9W)

Video of the massive power lash-up---

And yet there was another Turn later in the day with IAIS 151, 153 and some MISC. cars that did not make the first trip due to the combined turn/coal train. Fairfax, IA

Video of the extra turn's chase--

Monday, November 17, 2014

UP 1989--K-LTG2

DC-40, Union Pacific Track Inspection truck(ice cream truck) at MP 86.

Nice surprise in the consist of an eastbound coal drag. UP 8887(SD70AH) second out.

While Alex Jordan was positioned at Fairfax, I was positioned at Old Bridge Rd SW and caught 
UP 1989 on K-LTG2. Video below.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Big Daddy Weave in town

Big Daddy Weave was in town along with Chris August, Group1Crew and Dara Maclean