NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East End District  Contributor's Pick!       
NS Westbound Vehicle Train 270 ( Birmingham to Lincoln, Al. Honda Plant ) stopped at Control Point Embry in Lincoln, Al. getting a brake test before heading back to East Thomas Yard with BNSF SD40-2 1751 leading still in yellow & blue Santa Fe paint followed by SD60M 1446 still in the BN White Face scheme
Date: 6/7/2014 Location: Lincoln, AL   Map Show Lincoln on a rail map Views: 271 Collection Of:   William H. Davis Jr.
Locomotives: BNSF 1751(SD40-2) BNSF 1446(SD60M)    Author:  William H. Davis Jr.
NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East End District
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Name Type Comments Date
Bernie Feltman General Did you notice the "door stop" being used on the brakeman's door? 6/8/2014 11:58:51 AM
Gary Richards jr. General Fantastic shot & catch!! 6/9/2014 12:32:51 AM
William H. Davis Jr. General Thanks, yes, the door stop annoyed me, I'd rather the door been closed, but it's more tolerable when the door is open on conventional cabs than widecabs, I sympathize with the crew, I know how hot it can be riding these in the hot spring & summer months 6/9/2014 7:33:23 AM
Fred Stuckmann General We used flow though ventilation as well, a 50 mph breeze on a 90 degree day made it somewhat tolerable. Nice shot. 6/9/2014 4:02:36 PM
William H. Davis Jr. General Yes, I agree, I have done that as well, feels nice after you've been sweating profusely sitting still for hours waiting on meets, Thanks 6/9/2014 7:18:44 PM

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