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By:Rick C
Dates:7/14/2005 - 7/26/2005
Album Info:I just got a new camera, a 6MP to replace my 4MP camera. Not so much for the MP but this new one has more features. Here's the first batch of pics.
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Tie Train blues.....
Title:  Tie Train blues.....
Description:  Shooting into the sun.
Photo Date:  7/12/2005  Upload Date: 7/16/2005 10:54:28 PM
Location:  Missouri Valley, IA
Author:  Rick C
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Locomotives:  UP 2954(SD40M-2)
Views:  185   Comments: 0
Tie Train 2nd
Title:  Tie Train 2nd
Description:  This is the 2nd unit of this lashup
Photo Date:  7/12/2005  Upload Date: 7/16/2005 10:54:29 PM
Location:  Missouri Valley, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 2994(SD40-2)
Views:  208   Comments: 0
Hazy DPU
Title:  Hazy DPU
Description:  Really bright and midday
Photo Date:  7/12/2005  Upload Date: 7/16/2005 9:48:54 PM
Location:  Missouri Valley, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6377(AC44CW)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
Right behind 7164
Title:  Right behind 7164
Description:  Was this unit. Seemingly they had a little fire sometime in the past.
Photo Date:  7/12/2005  Upload Date: 7/16/2005 9:48:51 PM
Location:  Missouri Valley, IA
Author:  Rick C
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Locomotives:  UP 7034(AC4460CW)
Views:  276   Comments: 0
More and More
Title:  More and More
Description:  I catch these paired SD90MACs.
Photo Date:  7/12/2005  Upload Date: 7/16/2005 10:54:31 PM
Location:  Logan, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8504(SD90MAC-H)
Views:  543   Comments: 0
Big MAC
Title:  Big MAC
Description:  Heading West.
Photo Date:  7/12/2005  Upload Date: 7/16/2005 11:15:48 PM
Location:  Logan, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8520(SD90MAC-H)
Views:  482   Comments: 0
Cargill Run
Title:  Cargill Run
Description:  Here's most of the train that switches out the local Cargill plant.
Photo Date:  7/14/2005  Upload Date: 7/15/2005 10:04:30 AM
Location:  Blair, NE
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  176   Comments: 0
Say What?
Title:  Say What?
Description:  From the looks of it, this caboose didn't take it's own advice.
Photo Date:  7/14/2005  Upload Date: 7/14/2005 10:53:54 PM
Location:  Logan, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  208   Comments: 1
Empties Moving
Title:  Empties Moving
Description:  The dust you see here is from the crossing that was being worked on. The work train moved out and this was the first run over the new crossing.
Photo Date:  7/14/2005  Upload Date: 7/15/2005 8:08:51 AM
Location:  Logan, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4463(SD70M)
Views:  214   Comments: 0
Another AC
Title:  Another AC
Description:  This was the 2nd unit on the first train with the new camera
Photo Date:  7/14/2005  Upload Date: 7/14/2005 10:04:46 PM
Location:  Logan, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6453(AC44CW)
Views:  219   Comments: 0
Holding in Logan
Title:  Holding in Logan
Description:  This one was leading a coal train
Photo Date:  7/14/2005  Upload Date: 7/14/2005 10:04:43 PM
Location:  Logan, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6637(AC44CW)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
Come Down from Sewer City
Title:  Come Down from Sewer City
Description:  Sioux City, to be specific. Waiting at the juction to head West on the main. The dumpster is there for the crews to put their trash in while waiting for the van. Sometimes they sit here for a while.
Photo Date:  7/14/2005  Upload Date: 7/15/2005 11:10:19 AM
Location:  Logan, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7164(AC44CW)
Views:  214   Comments: 0
SD9043MAC
Title:  SD9043MAC
Description:  This was the 2nd unit.
Photo Date:  7/14/2005  Upload Date: 7/14/2005 10:53:56 PM
Location:  Logan, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8030(SD9043MAC)
Views:  460   Comments: 0
Niagara & Hwy 30
Title:  Niagara & Hwy 30
Description:  Here's the leader of this SD9043 set. Just sounded the horn and throttling up now.
Photo Date:  7/14/2005  Upload Date: 7/15/2005 8:08:52 AM
Location:  Logan, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8153(SD9043MAC)
Views:  204   Comments: 0
2nd Cargill Unit
Title:  2nd Cargill Unit
Description:  Here's the 2nd SD40-2 assigned to the Cargill run today
Photo Date:  7/14/2005  Upload Date: 7/15/2005 11:10:15 AM
Location:  Blair, NE
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3149(SD40-2)
Views:  341   Comments: 0
Typical
Title:  Typical
Description:  Here's the first of 2 SD40-2s on this run. Sometimes they add a 3rd.
Photo Date:  7/14/2005  Upload Date: 7/15/2005 10:04:27 AM
Location:  Blair, NE
Author:  Rick C
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Locomotives:  UP 3273(SD40-2)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
Running for The Bridge
Title:  Running for The Bridge
Description:  Heading towards the Blair bridge and NE, this coal empty has it's speed built up.
Photo Date:  7/14/2005  Upload Date: 7/15/2005 9:10:13 AM
Location:  Blair, NE
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5556(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  256   Comments: 0
Closer View
Title:  Closer View
Description:  As 5556 catches up with me.
Photo Date:  7/14/2005  Upload Date: 7/15/2005 9:10:16 AM
Location:  Blair, NE
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5556(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  297   Comments: 0
Gotta Get this one
Title:  Gotta Get this one
Description:  When I Saw this Metra train being transported I knew I had to get it. Dead in consist on an Eastbound manifest.
Photo Date:  7/16/2005  Upload Date: 7/17/2005 12:38:36 AM
Location:  Logan, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  METX 411(MP36PH-3S)
Views:  540   Comments: 3
Holding on the Main
Title:  Holding on the Main
Description:  This train was on on west track of the 2 track main just outside Logan IA
Photo Date:  7/16/2005  Upload Date: 7/17/2005 12:38:32 AM
Location:  Logan, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6033(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  173   Comments: 0
Big Rads
Title:  Big Rads
Description:  Make this one. Holding the main behind 6033
Photo Date:  7/16/2005  Upload Date: 7/17/2005 12:38:34 AM
Location:  Logan, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7070(AC4460CW)
Views:  301   Comments: 0
2nd Unit
Title:  2nd Unit
Description:  Behind BNSF 9298
Photo Date:  7/18/2005  Upload Date: 7/26/2005 12:24:55 PM
Location:  Council Bluffs, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 1075(C44-9W)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
Last
Title:  Last
Description:  But certianly not least.
Photo Date:  7/18/2005  Upload Date: 7/26/2005 12:24:55 PM
Location:  Council Bluffs, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 8614(B40-8)
Views:  213   Comments: 0
Parked
Title:  Parked
Description:  Just got out of a movie and found this consist with a hopper train holding beside the elevator
Photo Date:  7/18/2005  Upload Date: 7/26/2005 12:24:54 PM
Location:  Council Bluffs, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9298(SD60M)
Views:  202   Comments: 0
The Junk Train Cometh.....
Title:  The Junk Train Cometh.....
Description:  That's what I call this one. Almost every day, about 3pm or so we see this train. Always 3 SD40-2s with 50-60 cars. Today's engineer was so young I am guessing that he got called off the extra board.....
Photo Date:  7/23/2005  Upload Date: 7/26/2005 5:33:47 PM
Location:  Logan, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3067(SD40-2) UP 3084(SD40-2)
Views:  260   Comments: 0
2nd
Title:  2nd
Description:  Not quite as cloudy. It hit 100 today and was very humid.
Photo Date:  7/23/2005  Upload Date: 7/26/2005 12:24:58 PM
Location:  Logan, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7145(AC44CW)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
Nice and Hazy
Title:  Nice and Hazy
Description:  Sorry
Photo Date:  7/23/2005  Upload Date: 7/26/2005 12:24:56 PM
Location:  Logan, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7549(AC60CW)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
Here They Are....
Title:  Here They Are....
Description:  This is the "junk train" consist. This and the runs out of Council Bluffs are just about the only pure SD40 runs left in this area.
Photo Date:  7/23/2005  Upload Date: 7/26/2005 5:33:50 PM
Location:  Logan, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3068(SD40-2) UP 3084(SD40-2) UP 3067(SD40-2)
Views:  260   Comments: 0
Smokin' Leaser
Title:  Smokin' Leaser
Description:  Part of the power on an eastbound manifest
Photo Date:  7/26/2005  Upload Date: 7/28/2005 11:25:39 PM
Location:  Woodbine, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HLCX 7171(SD40-2)
Views:  300   Comments: 1
Heavy Flat
Title:  Heavy Flat
Description:  Thought I'd Catch this
Photo Date:  7/26/2005  Upload Date: 7/28/2005 11:25:39 PM
Location:  Woodbine, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  180   Comments: 0
Guest Power
Title:  Guest Power
Description:  On a ballast train nonetheless.....
Photo Date:  7/26/2005  Upload Date: 7/28/2005 11:25:40 PM
Location:  Missouri Valley, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8742(C40-8)
Views:  303   Comments: 0
Cab details
Title:  Cab details
Description:  I always like the way NS describes their units. D8-40C is a unique way of describing this locomotive which usually is known as a C40-8
Photo Date:  7/26/2005  Upload Date: 7/28/2005 11:25:40 PM
Location:  Missouri Valley, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8742(C40-8)
Views:  300   Comments: 0
Crop of 2354
Title:  Crop of 2354
Description:  Lots of wear here. What stories does this unit have to tell?
Photo Date:  7/26/2005  Upload Date: 7/28/2005 11:25:38 PM
Location:  Woodbine, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 2354(SD60M)
Views:  254   Comments: 0
Good Consist!
Title:  Good Consist!
Description:  Neat units on this one. Went all the way to Woodbine to get this set.
Photo Date:  7/26/2005  Upload Date: 7/28/2005 11:25:41 PM
Location:  Woodbine, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 2354(SD60M) HLCX 7171(SD40-2)
Views:  373   Comments: 0
Ballast Power
Title:  Ballast Power
Description:  Sitting in the Missouri Valley Yard
Photo Date:  7/26/2005  Upload Date: 7/28/2005 11:25:38 PM
Location:  Missouri Valley, IA
Author:  Rick C
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4054(SD70M)
Views:  182   Comments: 0


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