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Date: 09/01/19 22:20
0 to 40 in 4.09 minutes
Author: BrianA

With word BNSF is planning to replace more NP era jointed rail on the Stampede Pass route this month I headed up to Easton, WA today 9-1-19 to get video on Main 1 which will soon be welded rail from what I understand.  BNSF 4640 East gets up and going from a standing stop earlier this morning at Easton.  The XPSA grain empty appears to be at speed by the time the DPU passes which is 40MPH on jointed rail.  Going to miss all that noise!

Brian Ambrose
Renton, WA

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Date: 09/01/19 23:03
Re: 0 to 40 in 4.09 minutes
Author: RailFanAZ

Nice Video Brian!

Christina
RailFanning UP & BNSF, AZ
RailFanAZ.com



Date: 09/02/19 09:32
Re: 0 to 40 in 4.09 minutes
Author: The-late-EMD

From the earthworm to the gray ghost. Nice video. Trying to imagine 2 EMD's in run 8 as power.

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Date: 09/02/19 14:02
Re: 0 to 40 in 4.09 minutes
Author: czephyr17

As always, thanks Brian for capturing these vanishing experiences of jointed rail.

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Date: 09/02/19 14:53
Re: 0 to 40 in 4.09 minutes
Author: tomstp

No matter how much chuga those GE's give it, they will never equal the sound of  EMD SD-40---45's reving up.



Date: 09/04/19 18:56
Re: 0 to 40 in 4.09 minutes
Author: melloj

Thank you for the video and the audio.  I don't live there and don't have to hear that in the middle of the night while trying to sleep, but that sounded more like music to me than noise.

It gets a little muddy once the train gets up to speed, but that was music.  

JS   



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