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By:Bob Krug
Dates:2/28/2015 - 2/28/2015
Album Info:Six trains in under two hours on a sunny but cold Saturday morning. The ex-Reading Company Mertztown station makes a fine photo prop.
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1st train:  Eastbound intermodal
Title:  1st train: Eastbound intermodal
Description:  Taken just west of the Mertztown station
Photo Date:  2/28/2015  Upload Date: 2/28/2015 2:06:24 PM
Location:  Mertztown, PA
Author:  Bob Krug
Categories:  Scenic,Winter,Action
Locomotives:  NS 8088(ES44AC) NS 8303(C40-8) NS 8362(C40-8W)
Views:  106   Comments: 4
2nd train:  Eastbound manifest
Title:  2nd train: Eastbound manifest
Description:  Taken just east of the ex-Reading Company Mertztown station
Photo Date:  2/28/2015  Upload Date: 2/28/2015 2:07:18 PM
Location:  Mertztown, PA
Author:  Bob Krug
Categories:  Scenic,Winter,Station,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9941(C44-9W) NS 8803(C40-9)
Views:  150   Comments: 3
3rd train:  Westbound oil empties around Shamrock Curve
Title:  3rd train: Westbound oil empties around Shamrock Curve
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/28/2015  Upload Date: 2/28/2015 2:08:12 PM
Location:  Mertztown, PA
Author:  Bob Krug
Categories:  Scenic,Winter,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9557(C40-9W) NS 8420(C40-8W)
Views:  79   Comments: 3
3rd train:  Westbound oil empties around Shamrock Curve
Title:  3rd train: Westbound oil empties around Shamrock Curve
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/28/2015  Upload Date: 2/28/2015 2:09:03 PM
Location:  Mertztown, PA
Author:  Bob Krug
Categories:  Scenic,Winter,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9557(C40-9W) NS 8420(C40-8W)
Views:  75   Comments: 1
4th train:  Eastbound Oil
Title:  4th train: Eastbound Oil
Description:  I had a nice high perch atop the snow pile for this one.
Photo Date:  2/28/2015  Upload Date: 2/28/2015 2:09:58 PM
Location:  Mertztown, PA
Author:  Bob Krug
Categories:  Scenic,Winter,Station,Action
Locomotives:  NS 1138(SD70ACe) NS 8005(ES44AC)
Views:  185   Comments: 2
5th train:  Westbound manifest
Title:  5th train: Westbound manifest
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/28/2015  Upload Date: 2/28/2015 2:10:46 PM
Location:  Mertztown, PA
Author:  Bob Krug
Categories:  Scenic,Winter,Station,Action
Locomotives:  NS 8735(C40-8) NS 9907(C40-9W)
Views:  103   Comments: 3
Bonus 6th train sighting:  Westbound stacks on my drive home
Title:  Bonus 6th train sighting: Westbound stacks on my drive home
Description:  With a Ferromex unit - my first! And NS 9252 - Operation Lifesaver unit leading.
Photo Date:  2/28/2015  Upload Date: 2/28/2015 2:11:51 PM
Location:  Longswamp Township [Berks], PA
Author:  Bob Krug
Categories:  Scenic,Winter,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9252(C44-9W) FXE 4079(SD70ACe) NS 9764(C40-9W)
Views:  177   Comments: 5
Westbound Oil empties around Shamrock curve B&W version
Title:  Westbound Oil empties around Shamrock curve B&W version
Description:  (Shamrock curve is the Pownal Curve of Berks County, PA)
Photo Date:  2/28/2015  Upload Date: 2/28/2015 2:12:49 PM
Location:  Mertztown, PA
Author:  Bob Krug
Categories:  Scenic,Winter,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9557(C40-9W) NS 8420(C40-8W)
Views:  53   Comments: 1


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