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#1 printman2000

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Posted 18 March 2011 - 11:01 AM

Starting this topic to follow #156. Please report locations and news in this thread.

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Posted 18 March 2011 - 11:04 AM

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Posted 18 March 2011 - 11:08 AM

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Posted 18 March 2011 - 01:52 PM

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Posted 18 March 2011 - 02:14 PM

Currently leading #48(17) the Lake Shore Limited.



http://www.railpictu...d=357339&nseq=1 <-- At Cleveland. I always forget how lit up the area around the station is. No wonder I always wake up there going west.
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Posted 18 March 2011 - 05:27 PM

Seems interesting to me it'd be on the LSL first run out. Since from Boston it pretty much has to go back west on 449. They don't seem to want these units to be captive (which I'm definitely in favor of), and from Boston it either goes on 449, goes captive to Portland, or goes captive to New Haven. Surprised it didn't hit the CL like 145 did...

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Posted 18 March 2011 - 07:38 PM

I think that they're working to get it to Wilmington - will a P42 fit through New York (I know they can't run it in the tunnels, but will it fit if towed)?
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Posted 18 March 2011 - 07:41 PM


Currently leading #48(17) the Lake Shore Limited.



http://www.railpictu...d=357339&nseq=1 <-- At Cleveland. I always forget how lit up the area around the station is. No wonder I always wake up there going west.


Very nice pic.

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Posted 18 March 2011 - 07:44 PM

I think that they're working to get it to Wilmington - will a P42 fit through New York (I know they can't run it in the tunnels, but will it fit if towed)?


1) There's no actual law prohibiting diesels into NYP.

2) P42s have the exact same dimensions as the P32ACDM which runs into and out of NYP every day, so, yes it would fit.
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Posted 18 March 2011 - 08:10 PM

Cool - that's what I thought, but it wasn't sure. If I were a betting man, I'd say that they'll bring it from Albany down through NYP and to Wilmington for the station dedication.
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Posted 18 March 2011 - 10:49 PM


Currently leading #48(17) the Lake Shore Limited.



http://www.railpictu...d=357339&nseq=1 <-- At Cleveland. I always forget how lit up the area around the station is. No wonder I always wake up there going west.


interesting how it appears that the interior light is on on unit 169.

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Posted 19 March 2011 - 07:37 AM

Obviously a mistake; no engineer would drive at night with the cabin lights so bright.
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Posted 19 March 2011 - 08:06 AM

Handsome paint job, but it'll never look as good on the angles of a P42 as it did on the sweet curves of the covered wagons (Es & Fs). I've heard that old logo called "headless arrow," "pointless arrow" and a chevron, and the current Aceloid one referred to as "three sheets to the wind."

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Posted 19 March 2011 - 09:27 AM

It's not a mistake, it's a 10 second exposure, so the light looks a lot brighter than it actually is.
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Posted 19 March 2011 - 10:49 AM

the light is on in second unit, I hope the engineer is in first unit

#156 is heading to Montreal on Maple Leaf today , return tomorrow

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Posted 19 March 2011 - 10:51 AM

Seems interesting to me it'd be on the LSL first run out. Since from Boston it pretty much has to go back west on 449. They don't seem to want these units to be captive (which I'm definitely in favor of), and from Boston it either goes on 449, goes captive to Portland, or goes captive to New Haven. Surprised it didn't hit the CL like 145 did...



I don't think it can get to Boston...Amtrak status maps have shown for ages now a service disruption on 448/449. I expect the track's been damaged somewhere and the train can't get through. We've been having unbelievebly warm temps in the northeast for a week or so now, I'd bet there's been a washout somewhere. My bet is it goes down the Empire Corridor and then the NEC to Wilmington.
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Posted 19 March 2011 - 10:55 AM

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Posted 19 March 2011 - 11:22 AM

the light is on in second unit, I hope the engineer is in first unit

Really? I couldn't figure out what that was in front of 169! :rolleyes:

So you're saying that the engineer has to drive the train from the locomotive that's in the FRONT???
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Posted 19 March 2011 - 11:27 AM

the light is on in second unit, I hope the engineer is in first unit

#156 is heading to Montreal on Maple Leaf today , return tomorrow


Do you mean Toronto? Or is it on the Adirondack?

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Posted 19 March 2011 - 01:45 PM


the light is on in second unit, I hope the engineer is in first unit

#156 is heading to Montreal on Maple Leaf today , return tomorrow


Do you mean Toronto? Or is it on the Adirondack?


its on Adirondack on its way to Montreal




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