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Stored in the Desert?

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#1 KmH



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Posted 08 April 2017 - 10:13 AM

West of Benson, AZ

A 2.5 mile long consist of what looks like all locomotives parked on a spur line.


Edited by KmH, 08 April 2017 - 10:13 AM.

California Zephyr • Coast Starlight  • Southwest Chief • Sunset Limited • Texas Eagle • Illinois Zephyr • Capitol Corridor

. . . . Amtrak miles - 23,703, so far.

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Posted 08 April 2017 - 11:22 AM

They have been there for some time now....discussions about this from time-to-time on Trainorders. One just a couple of days ago... http://www.trainorde...d.php?1,4265826


That "looping" track is former route of the main line, now a siding. The current route, a lot straighter, now runs along the highway.



The locomotives can be seen from the Sunset LImited.

Edited by FrensicPic, 08 April 2017 - 11:28 AM.


29,076 miles on the Coast Starlight, Sunset Limited, Texas Eagle, Southwest Chief, Empire Builder, California Zephyr and Capitol Limited.

5540 miles booked for this fall on the Sunset Limited, City of New Orleans, Illini/Saluki, Southwest Chief.

More miles on the Pacific Surfliner, Metrolink, White Pass and Yukon Route, Grand Canyon Railway, Napa Valley Wine Train, Fillmore and Western and private railcars with LARail.com

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Posted 09 April 2017 - 06:39 AM

The locomotives can be seen from the highway. If your pay attention you can spot the railroad police patrol too.


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