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Date: 05/24/23 14:44
A Trio of Kodachrome, but not SP or SF. July, 1985.
Author: Guitartrain

1. Eureka Southern GP38-30 is W/B in the Eel River Canyon at the Longvale crossing of Outlet Creek. Built in 1969, 30 is ex Conrail 7667, nee Pennsylvania Reading Seashore Lines 2007. Later it went to Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern as their 3800, the "City of Owatonna". Late afternoon on 7/24/85 near Willits, CA.

2. Eureka Southern GP38-30 with W/B lumber loads in the Eel River Canyon. Late afternoon on 7/24/85 near Willits, CA.

3. Eureka Southern GP38-30 is switching at the Louisana-Pacific facility in the Eel River Canyon.  Late afternoon on 7/24/85 near Willits, CA.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05/24/23 14:45 by Guitartrain.








Date: 05/24/23 15:15
Re: A Trio of Kodachrome, but not SP or SF. July, 1985.
Author: jbrown43

Sad to see this line now, washouts and trees in middle of track..   Jerry



Date: 05/24/23 16:16
Re: A Trio of Kodachrome, but not SP or SF. July, 1985.
Author: refarkas

Well-thought-out locations - Great scenes.
Bob



Date: 05/25/23 04:16
Re: A Trio of Kodachrome, but not SP or SF. July, 1985.
Author: GPutz

Savanna, IL, 5/23/14.  Gerry




Date: 05/25/23 09:12
Re: A Trio of Kodachrome, but not SP or SF. July, 1985.
Author: WP-M2051

Guitartrain Wrote:
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> 1. Eureka Southern GP38-30 is W/B in the Eel River
> Canyon at the Longvale crossing of Outlet Creek.
> Built in 1969, 30 is ex Conrail 7667, nee
> Pennsylvania Reading Seashore Lines 2007. Later it
> went to Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern as their 3800,
> the "City of Owatonna". Late afternoon on 7/24/85
> near Willits, CA.
>
> 2. Eureka Southern GP38-30 with W/B lumber loads
> in the Eel River Canyon. Late afternoon on 7/24/85
> near Willits, CA.
>
> 3. Eureka Southern GP38-30 is switching at the
> Louisana-Pacific facility in the Eel River
> Canyon.  Late afternoon on 7/24/85 near Willits,
> CA.

As "coaststarlighthoghead" is wont to say, that could have been me running that engine, although most of the trains I ran on EUKA had two units.  No. 30 was my least favorite GP38 as it's (sic) whistle was absolutely deafening.  No. 31 had a Nathan P-5 and was much more pleasant.



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