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By:Matt Howard
Dates:8/17/2008 - 8/31/2008
Album Info:Here is my album of photo's from my 2008 summer vacation in August of 2008, to Amsterdam, NY & Altoona, PA. I also hit Harpers Ferry, WV for the first time.
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This is a special move- CP RJ was under contruction, so for this weekend, they decided to run all Amtrak trains over the Selkirk branch vs Amtrak's own rails.
Title:  This is a special move- CP RJ was under contruction, so for this weekend, they decided to run all Amtrak trains over the Selkirk branch vs Amtrak's own rails.
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Photo Date:  8/17/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:25:50 PM
Location:  Rotterdam Junction, NY
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  AMTK 90(P42DC)
Views:  245   Comments: 0
Train #48 at Rotterdam Jct. Q283 is waiting in the background to go west.
Title:  Train #48 at Rotterdam Jct. Q283 is waiting in the background to go west.
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Photo Date:  8/17/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:25:30 PM
Location:  Rotterdam Junction, NY
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  AMTK 90(P42DC)
Views:  205   Comments: 0
The old B&O logo is looking great on this 2-bay hopper!
Title:  The old B&O logo is looking great on this 2-bay hopper!
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Photo Date:  8/17/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:28:53 PM
Location:  Amsterdam, NY
Author:  Matt Howard
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Views:  249   Comments: 0
Bye Fred!
Title:  Bye Fred!
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Photo Date:  8/17/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:44:11 PM
Location:  Amsterdam, NY
Author:  Matt Howard
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Views:  215   Comments: 0
Q381 heading west with a nice leader.
Title:  Q381 heading west with a nice leader.
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Photo Date:  8/17/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:26:49 PM
Location:  Amsterdam, NY
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  BNSF 511(B40-8W)
Views:  213   Comments: 0
The B40-8W was a nice catch.
Title:  The B40-8W was a nice catch.
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Photo Date:  8/17/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:27:12 PM
Location:  Amsterdam, NY
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  BNSF 511(B40-8W)
Views:  246   Comments: 0
SEED getting ready to get to work.
Title:  SEED getting ready to get to work.
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Photo Date:  8/17/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:28:21 PM
Location:  Rotterdam Junction, NY
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  MEC 511(GP40-2LW)
Views:  224   Comments: 0
Train # 252 at Delanson
Title:  Train # 252 at Delanson
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Photo Date:  8/18/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:29:43 PM
Location:  Delanson, NY
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  CP 9811(AC44CW)
Views:  223   Comments: 0
Nice catch on 253 this day.
Title:  Nice catch on 253 this day.
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Photo Date:  8/18/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:30:04 PM
Location:  Delanson, NY
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  CEFX 111(SD9043MAC)
Views:  269   Comments: 0
And an old war wagon as the third unit.
Title:  And an old war wagon as the third unit.
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Photo Date:  8/18/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:30:27 PM
Location:  Delanson, NY
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  CP 6045(SD40-2)
Views:  280   Comments: 0
Another westbound pig at Cresson.
Title:  Another westbound pig at Cresson.
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Photo Date:  8/18/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:41:05 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  NS 9670(C40-9W)
Views:  85   Comments: 0
Some classic Eric Lackawanna hoppers on this westbound.
Title:  Some classic Eric Lackawanna hoppers on this westbound.
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Photo Date:  8/18/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:43:37 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  188   Comments: 0
Eastbound at Gallitzin
Title:  Eastbound at Gallitzin
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Photo Date:  8/18/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:45:14 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  NS 9798(C40-9W)
Views:  99   Comments: 1
Not sure what the status of this unit it.
Title:  Not sure what the status of this unit it.
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Photo Date:  8/18/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:46:20 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  NS 5314(GP38-2)
Views:  275   Comments: 3
Sweet low light.
Title:  Sweet low light.
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Photo Date:  8/18/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:47:12 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  NS 9283(C40-9W)
Views:  136   Comments: 1
My first train in Gallitzin.
Title:  My first train in Gallitzin.
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Photo Date:  8/18/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:44:42 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  NS 9853(C40-9W)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
C90 at Carney's Crossing at Lilly
Title:  C90 at Carney's Crossing at Lilly
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Photo Date:  8/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:32:15 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  NS 6786(SD60M)
Views:  185   Comments: 0
C90's helper's on the rear.
Title:  C90's helper's on the rear.
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Photo Date:  8/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:32:37 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  NS 7216(SD80MAC)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
Light Power at Carney's.
Title:  Light Power at Carney's.
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Photo Date:  8/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:33:02 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  NS 7212(SD80MAC)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
With helpers up front, this eastbound is on it's knee's getting up the last stretch before cresting the grade.
Title:  With helpers up front, this eastbound is on it's knee's getting up the last stretch before cresting the grade.
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Photo Date:  8/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:33:25 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  NS 3343(SD40-2)
Views:  129   Comments: 0
Some new Case contruction equipment up front of this eastbound.
Title:  Some new Case contruction equipment up front of this eastbound.
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Photo Date:  8/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:33:48 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  NS 9830(C40-9W)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
Some humvee's are on this train as well.
Title:  Some humvee's are on this train as well.
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Photo Date:  8/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:34:07 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Views:  122   Comments: 0
Two Conrail painted units are on the rear pushing this heavy eastbound up the west slope of the mountain.
Title:  Two Conrail painted units are on the rear pushing this heavy eastbound up the west slope of the mountain.
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Photo Date:  8/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:34:28 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  NS 3375(SD40-2)
Views:  238   Comments: 0
A westbound pig at Cresson.
Title:  A westbound pig at Cresson.
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Photo Date:  8/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:38:11 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  NS 8464(C40-8W)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
Another westbound pig at Cresson.
Title:  Another westbound pig at Cresson.
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Photo Date:  8/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:40:19 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  NS 9670(C40-9W)
Views:  110   Comments: 0
A meet of two trains at Cresson.
Title:  A meet of two trains at Cresson.
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Photo Date:  8/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:41:27 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Views:  100   Comments: 1
A meet at Gallitzin.
Title:  A meet at Gallitzin.
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Photo Date:  8/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:46:42 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  NS 9884(C40-9W)
Views:  135   Comments: 1
Eastbound coal at Lilly.
Title:  Eastbound coal at Lilly.
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Photo Date:  8/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:53:02 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  NS 9870(C40-9W)
Views:  178   Comments: 0
Eastbound coal at Lilly.
Title:  Eastbound coal at Lilly.
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Photo Date:  8/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:52:42 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  NS 9870(C40-9W)
Views:  166   Comments: 0
A couple of helpers approach the Route 53 bridge
Title:  A couple of helpers approach the Route 53 bridge
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Photo Date:  8/19/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:54:04 PM
Location:  Amsterdam, NY
Author:  Matt Howard
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Views:  135   Comments: 0
Westbound roadrailer at Gallitzin.
Title:  Westbound roadrailer at Gallitzin.
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Photo Date:  8/20/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:47:42 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  NS 2609(SD70M)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
A westbound stack job.
Title:  A westbound stack job.
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Photo Date:  8/20/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:48:12 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  NS 9782(C40-9W)
Views:  260   Comments: 0
Westbound at Harpers Ferry.
Title:  Westbound at Harpers Ferry.
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Photo Date:  8/20/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:48:51 PM
Location:  Harpers Ferry, WV
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  CSX 590(AC44CW)
Views:  215   Comments: 0
Empty coal train heading back to the mines.
Title:  Empty coal train heading back to the mines.
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Photo Date:  8/20/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:49:19 PM
Location:  Harpers Ferry, WV
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  CSX 590(AC44CW)
Views:  249   Comments: 0
Westbound Capital Limited about to make a stop.
Title:  Westbound Capital Limited about to make a stop.
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Photo Date:  8/20/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:49:42 PM
Location:  Harpers Ferry, WV
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  AMTK 174(P42DC)
Views:  149   Comments: 0
And this was on the rear.
Title:  And this was on the rear.
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Photo Date:  8/20/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:50:16 PM
Location:  Harpers Ferry, WV
Author:  Matt Howard
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  4920   Comments: 0
Westbound MARC local about to make his stop at HF.
Title:  Westbound MARC local about to make his stop at HF.
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Photo Date:  8/20/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:50:36 PM
Location:  Harpers Ferry, WV
Author:  Matt Howard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MARC 58(GP40WH-2)
Views:  176   Comments: 0
Westbound stack train at Altoona
Title:  Westbound stack train at Altoona
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/21/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:30:52 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9158(C40-9W)
Views:  139   Comments: 0
This train will have it's work cut out for it heading up the mountain
Title:  This train will have it's work cut out for it heading up the mountain
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Photo Date:  8/21/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:31:15 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
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Locomotives:  NS 9158(C40-9W)
Views:  158   Comments: 0
Three SD60I's sit at CP Rose.
Title:  Three SD60I's sit at CP Rose.
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Photo Date:  8/21/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:37:43 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6724(SD60I)
Views:  102   Comments: 0
A faded BNSF Warbonnet heads west.
Title:  A faded BNSF Warbonnet heads west.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/21/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:40:41 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 925(C40-8W)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
A great scene.
Title:  A great scene.
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Photo Date:  8/21/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:50:59 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8448(C40-8W)
Views:  235   Comments: 1
A meet at the curve.
Title:  A meet at the curve.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/21/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:51:25 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6727(SD60I) NS 9241(C40-9W)
Views:  227   Comments: 1
Westbound at the Curve.
Title:  Westbound at the Curve.
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Photo Date:  8/21/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:51:48 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  104   Comments: 0
A worktrain heading up the Curve.
Title:  A worktrain heading up the Curve.
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Photo Date:  8/21/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:52:15 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3348(SD40-2) NS 3340(SD40-2) NS 3048(GP40-2)
Views:  239   Comments: 0
An RJ Corman unit just back from Altoona sits in Cresson.
Title:  An RJ Corman unit just back from Altoona sits in Cresson.
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Photo Date:  8/22/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:38:31 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  109   Comments: 0
An eastbound at Cresson.
Title:  An eastbound at Cresson.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/22/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:41:48 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9591(C40-9W)
Views:  170   Comments: 4
Peek-a-boo!!
Title:  Peek-a-boo!!
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/22/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:42:19 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9265(C40-9W) NS 7204(SD80MAC)
Views:  313   Comments: 1
It's 1993 all over again!
Title:  It's 1993 all over again!
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/22/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:42:46 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6731(SD60I)
Views:  131   Comments: 1
A smelly start to the day as this westbound trash train rolls along.
Title:  A smelly start to the day as this westbound trash train rolls along.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/23/2008  Upload Date: 10/15/2008 7:34:59 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Matt Howard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3427(SD40-2)
Views:  134   Comments: 0


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