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Date: 02/11/20 10:03
Crawford hill 1984.
Author: hank

A southbound coal train with helpers near the top of Crawford hill near Belmont, Nebraska June 16, 1984.  It takes about 6 minutes for it to pass my location.  At Belmont we see two tries to drop the caboose to the rear of the train.

Thanks for viewing.

Ron Hirsch
Springfield, Mo.

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Date: 02/11/20 14:56
Re: Crawford hill 1984.
Author: AndyBrown

First rate video!  Man I sure miss Cascade Green.  The drop is great too.  Thanks for sharing.

Andy



Date: 02/12/20 07:53
Re: Crawford hill 1984.
Author: ntharalson

Good catch!  Two U30C's in the main consist, getting rarer by then, and three C30-7's as the helpers.  Usually rated four 3000hp units,
and I only saw SD40-2's in that service.  Thanks for posting.  

Nick Tharalson,
Marion, IA



Date: 02/13/20 01:59
Re: Crawford hill 1984.
Author: SD40T-2

So frikkin' awesome.  One of those great moments that I'm sure you feel lucky to have been there to witness...



Date: 02/13/20 04:47
Re: Crawford hill 1984.
Author: SPDRGWfan

Purple Haze on my screen, but nice video.  I too miss those green SD40-2's, the F units of the 70's and 80's.



Date: 02/13/20 21:52
Re: Crawford hill 1984.
Author: ProAmtrak

Nice video!

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