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#21 Dutchrailnut

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Posted 19 March 2011 - 01:46 PM


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???


read green maned lion's post ;-)

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Posted 20 March 2011 - 05:22 PM

Thanks to Dutch's heads up, I made a trip across the lake today to catch 156 southbound. Photos are from Port Henry, NY.

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Posted 20 March 2011 - 06:28 PM

Nice shots!

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Posted 20 March 2011 - 09:07 PM

:hi: Nice pics, thanks! :wub: Wish all could be redone to look like this, our engines on the Eagle usually look like they pulled Abraham Lincolns Funeral Train they are so faded and dirty! :lol:

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Posted 20 March 2011 - 09:21 PM

Really nice job.
Just two question though:
Why are there three locomotives on the LSL?
When is #156 coming down to Austin (Texas Eagle)?

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Posted 20 March 2011 - 09:33 PM

Really nice job.
Just two question though:
Why are there three locomotives on the LSL?
When is #156 coming down to Austin (Texas Eagle)?


No telling when it will be anywhere. Just keep an eye on this thread.

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Posted 21 March 2011 - 03:10 AM

Hope some of the anniversary units end up on the CS or CZ so it comes through the SF bay area!!

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Posted 21 March 2011 - 01:13 PM

Read elsewhere that #156 should be on #49(21).

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Posted 22 March 2011 - 08:22 AM

Read elsewhere that #156 should be on #49(21).

It has been confirmed. Should be in Chicago today (3/22). Then it will have many options!

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Posted 22 March 2011 - 09:02 AM

I hope it doesn't come down to Austin this weekend!

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Posted 22 March 2011 - 06:01 PM

156 should be heading back to Albany on 48 tonight. My understanding is that it will be on 49(24). A little birdie told me it may be headed west after that. Subject to change, of course.
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Posted 23 March 2011 - 12:41 PM

156 should be heading back to Albany on 48 tonight. My understanding is that it will be on 49(24). A little birdie told me it may be headed west after that. Subject to change, of course.

#156 Was indeed on #48(22).

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Posted 24 March 2011 - 01:59 PM

Any updates?

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Posted 26 March 2011 - 09:23 AM

I've heard that #156 will be on 301 from Chicago to St. Louis today, March 26. Might be returning to Chicago on 304.

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Posted 27 March 2011 - 07:11 AM

156 Is reported to be in Chicago late night Saturday, 3/26. It did make a round trip to St. Louis.

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Posted 27 March 2011 - 09:29 AM

I saw it and photographed it when I arrived from gbb on 382. It was on a different train.

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Posted 29 March 2011 - 07:16 AM

It arrived in Grand Rapids on 370 last night 3/28 and is returning to Chicago this morning.
Routes Traveled: Pere Marquette, City of New Orleans, California Zephyr, Empire Builder, Coast Starlight, Southwest Chief, Capital Limited, Lake Shore Limited, Crescent, Sunset Limited, Hiawatha, Texas Eagle (CHI-LAX), Downeaster, Acela(WAS-NYP), San Joaquin (BFD-MTZ) MO. River Runner.

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Posted 31 March 2011 - 11:57 AM

Just read that 156 was on 3(30).
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Posted 31 March 2011 - 12:00 PM

Just read that 156 was on 3(30).


In the lead position as well! That means they must have installed the ATS shoe on it.

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Posted 31 March 2011 - 12:15 PM

I hope 156 is on 3(16) for April when I ride the Chief out to LA.




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