First SOO power  Contributor's Pick!       
Since the first grain train ran to the Port of Albany, we had been waiting for this day. The grain trains originated in Minneapolis, so we knew it was a matter of time before power from CP owned SOO Line came east. It finally happened on a Thursday night, the train going to Albany after darkness had fallen. The return trip, however was a home run. We could not have asked for a better situation. Clear sky, and the train called for 1330, setting up a westbound chase in perfect light. We followed him to Hornell. It was great. ABBU sits at the south end of Bevier St with two SOO units trailing CP 5674.
Date: 10/20/1990 Location: Binghamton, NY   Map Show Binghamton on a rail map Views: 263 Collection Of:   Tom Beckett
Locomotives: CP 5674(SD40-2) SOO 6622(SD40-2) SOO 764(SD40-2)    Author:  Tom Beckett
First SOO power
Picture Categories: Yard,Action This picture is part of album:  Canadian Pacific-D&H
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Mike Maskel General NICE SHOT 1/29/2016 1:00:04 PM
Mike Maskel General NICE SHOT 1/29/2016 1:05:45 PM
T. P. Bruss General Nice shot indeed. 1/30/2016 3:50:50 AM

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