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Date: 03/14/19 06:41
It STILL looks like Uncle Pete owns the joint!
Author: santafe199

A few days ago I made mention of the fact I’ve been seeing quite bit of UP traffic on the BNSF Strong City Sub. ( https://www.trainorders.com/discussion/read.php?1,4745362,4745362#msg-4745362 ). Here’s another UP train taken a day after the one in this link. At 11:36 AM it would have been a decent sequence if Mr Sol had come out from hiding. But hey, it’s always good to scout out a new telephoto shooting angle. And rumor has it Spring a just down the track a little ways…

1. 2. & 3. UP 8809 is approaching my vantage point at 270, 220 & 75mm respectively. And…








Date: 03/14/19 06:42
Re: It STILL looks like Uncle Pete owns the joint!
Author: santafe199

4. …the DP unit, UP 8214 tags along faithfully as seen from the Upland Rd crossing a couple of miles WNW of Lost Springs, KS.
Photo date: February 18, 2019.

Thanks for looking (again)!
Lance Garrels
santafe199




Date: 03/14/19 08:45
Re: It STILL looks like Uncle Pete owns the joint!
Author: King_Coal

Looks like what is called a "grocery" train taking coal down to cement producers in Texas. Older hopper cars used in that service. Nice catch.



Date: 03/14/19 18:36
Re: It STILL looks like Uncle Pete owns the joint!
Author: texchief1

Nice shots, Lance and good info!

Randy Lundgren



Date: 03/14/19 20:53
Re: It STILL looks like Uncle Pete owns the joint!
Author: RailFanAZ

Great Shots Lance!

Christina
RailFanning UP & BNSF, AZ
RailFanAZ.com



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