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By:Zach Pumphery
Dates:5/1/2006 - 5/31/2006
Album Info:Lots of trains on the Hoxie and Jonesboro Subs. in and around Poplar Bluff, Malden, Bernie, and Dexter, MO, NS C40-8, NS C39-8, Cab Tour, KCS 4600, UP 1982-The MP Heritage Unit, Frisco ROW in Kennett, MO, UP EC-4 Track Inspection Vehicle, SD70ACe's, Special Auto Train, Military Train, TFM Unit, BNSF Freights, Mayfest, Amtrak, NS SD70M-2, TFM Unit, NS C39-8, UP 1982-MP Heritage Locomotive, and much, much more!
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Southbound Manifest
Title:  Southbound Manifest
Description:  This train was led by some cool NS Power.
Photo Date:  5/1/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 3:13:32 PM
Location:  Bernie, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  NS 9377(C40-9W)
Views:  208   Comments: 0
NS C39-8
Title:  NS C39-8
Description:  This was the highlight of the consist, this Old Humback Dash-8. Nothing like a transition Dash-7-Dash-8 GE at the end of the day.
Photo Date:  5/1/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 3:13:33 PM
Location:  Bernie, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  NS 9377(C40-9W) NS 8614(C39-8) UP 9399(C40-8W)
Views:  390   Comments: 0
Mo-Pac Depot
Title:  Mo-Pac Depot
Description:  Here's the old MP Depot in Downtown Dexter.
Photo Date:  5/2/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 4:53:13 PM
Location:  Dexter, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Views:  118   Comments: 0
Southbound UP Manifest Train
Title:  Southbound UP Manifest Train
Description:  I was in Bernie watching either a baseball or softball game and heard this blowing for the crossings. The Leslie perked my ears up so I turned around to see what it was. Needless to say a short chase was in order to bag this old Conrail can opener.
Photo Date:  5/2/2006  Upload Date: 8/30/2012 10:44:31 PM
Location:  Malden, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  NS 8312(C40-8) UP 3962(SD70M)
Views:  209   Comments: 1
Southbound Manifest
Title:  Southbound Manifest
Description:  Under a Tornado Warning, we see UP Train MPRPB 02 led by a Patched CNW heading south under a High Wind Advisory of Winds up to 60 mph, the train could not exceed 40 mph. Site Contributor Dave Sanderbeck was the engineer on the train yesterday, Site Contributor Pat Scott also got photos of it.
Photo Date:  5/3/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 4:54:55 PM
Location:  Dexter, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 9696(C44-9W) UP 9281(C40-8)
Views:  311   Comments: 0
UP Hazmat Training Car
Title:  UP Hazmat Training Car
Description:  UP and TRANS CAER conduct Fire Fighter and Hazmat Training Exercises on this car. It was in the house track in Dexter.
Photo Date:  5/5/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 5:10:25 PM
Location:  Dexter, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  295   Comments: 0
Northbound Manifest
Title:  Northbound Manifest
Description:  This train came through with an SD90AC that was renumbered, anticipating the New SD70ACe Deliveries.
Photo Date:  5/6/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 5:51:52 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 9834(C44-9W) UP 9544(C41-8W) UP 8911(SD90MAC-H) UP 3976(SD70M)
Views:  1008   Comments: 0
Renumbered 90
Title:  Renumbered 90
Description:  This SD90AC was renumbered for the upcoming SD70ACe's.
Photo Date:  5/6/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 5:51:53 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 9544(C41-8W) UP 8911(SD90MAC-H)
Views:  590   Comments: 0
Local Power
Title:  Local Power
Description:  Here's the set of local and switching power at the yard office.
Photo Date:  5/6/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 5:51:54 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 548(GP38-2) UP 2398(GP38-2) UP 1014(GP38-3)
Views:  407   Comments: 1
Northbound Manifest
Title:  Northbound Manifest
Description:  This train came past the depot with some really neat power.
Photo Date:  5/6/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 5:51:55 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  NS 9770(C40-9W) UP 4693(SD70M) NS 9453(C40-9W) NS 9440(C40-9W) CSX 8756(SD60M)
Views:  450   Comments: 0
Northbound Manifest With a Transformer Load
Title:  Northbound Manifest With a Transformer Load
Description:  This train had the Huge Transformer Load on the first car in the rain. Joe spotted the car from the Railroad Museum and I came over to get a couple photos.
Photo Date:  5/6/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 5:51:57 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 4413(SD70M) UP 9222(C40-8)
Views:  238   Comments: 0
UP Hazmat Training Car
Title:  UP Hazmat Training Car
Description:  They brought the TRANS CAER Car in on the back of the local today.
Photo Date:  5/6/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 5:52:00 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  212   Comments: 0
Local Power
Title:  Local Power
Description:  The local came in and was pushing a cut of cars down into the yard tracks in the rain.
Photo Date:  5/6/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 5:51:47 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 335(GP38-2) UP 1527(GP40M-2)
Views:  382   Comments: 0
Backing Up
Title:  Backing Up
Description:  The Local's Power backs to the Poplar Bluff Yard Office in the rain and drizzle.
Photo Date:  5/6/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 5:54:17 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 335(GP38-2) UP 1527(GP40M-2)
Views:  391   Comments: 0
Second Unit on a Manifest
Title:  Second Unit on a Manifest
Description:  This was the second unit on a northbound manifest.
Photo Date:  5/6/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 5:51:50 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 8789(SD40T-2) UP 3374(SD40-2)
Views:  300   Comments: 0
Camera Equipped
Title:  Camera Equipped
Description:  UP is installing cameras in seemingly all of their road power, even old tunnel motors. This will save them a lot of money in grade crossing-related lawsuits.
Photo Date:  5/6/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 5:51:51 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 8789(SD40T-2)
Views:  240   Comments: 2
Southbound Amtrak Texas Eagle Train #21 With Governor Tommy G. Thompson on the Point
Title:  Southbound Amtrak Texas Eagle Train #21 With Governor Tommy G. Thompson on the Point
Description:  The train rolled in at 3:16 A.m., 2 hours and 15 minutes late. They had a freight led by UP 8789 and 3374 blocking Main Track 1 in the yard, so they had to bring the Eagle in on Main Track 2 to load and unload passengers at the Pedestrian Crossing. Site Contributor John Poshepny alerted me to the fact that Mista' Gov'na was leading the train tonight.
Photo Date:  5/7/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 7:44:19 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  AMTK 182(P42DC)
Views:  578   Comments: 1
MP Signals
Title:  MP Signals
Description:  They just repainted the Old MP CTC lately here.
Photo Date:  5/7/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 7:44:21 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Views:  130   Comments: 0
Black River Junction
Title:  Black River Junction
Description:  BRJ is located at CP D164 on the De Soto Sub. Until 1965, the Frisco Hoxie Branch crossed the MP at this crossing. The road follows the former SLSF ROW. This was once an interlocking complete with a tower.
Photo Date:  5/7/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 7:44:22 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Views:  134   Comments: 0
SD40-2 Cab in Front of the Depot
Title:  SD40-2 Cab in Front of the Depot
Description:  This was great, a crew change in front of the old depot, and I was in the cab, thanks to the crew from Little Rock, you really made my day, well, week!
Photo Date:  5/7/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 7:44:26 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 3218(SD40-2)
Views:  1338   Comments: 0
C40-8 Cab
Title:  C40-8 Cab
Description:  This was the first C40-8 I had ever been on, the cab sure looks different than the SD40-2. The engineer walked back here with me in case anybody were to show up.
Photo Date:  5/7/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 7:44:28 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 9262(C40-8)
Views:  1013   Comments: 0
Ready to Go
Title:  Ready to Go
Description:  The new crew is aboard and ready to go up the Buffalo Trail!
Photo Date:  5/7/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 7:44:35 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 3218(SD40-2) UP 9262(C40-8)
Views:  246   Comments: 0
Fresh Repaint
Title:  Fresh Repaint
Description:  We see an old SD40-2 on its first run out of The North Little Rock Paint Shop.
Photo Date:  5/7/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 7:44:38 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 1839(B40-8) UP 3764(SD40-2)
Views:  396   Comments: 1
Northbound UP Empty Grain Train
Title:  Northbound UP Empty Grain Train
Description:  This grain train was going to head up the UP De Soto Sub., or as railroaders call it, "The Buffalo Trail".
Photo Date:  5/7/2006  Upload Date: 8/30/2012 10:36:07 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 3218(SD40-2) UP 9262(C40-8)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
UP Train Meet
Title:  UP Train Meet
Description:  From an empty grain train we see UP Train LSV52 07 coming back into town on Main Track 2 of the UP De Soto Sub., in front of the MP Depot.
Photo Date:  5/7/2006  Upload Date: 8/30/2012 10:36:10 PM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 3218(SD40-2) UP 335(GP38-2) UP 1527(GP40M-2)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
Northbound Empty Ballast Train
Title:  Northbound Empty Ballast Train
Description:  The train left Dexter Siding and is seen just north of MO Junction.
Photo Date:  5/9/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 11:15:23 PM
Location:  Dexter, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 9495(C41-8W) FURX 8119(SD40-2)
Views:  227   Comments: 0
Yellow Sills
Title:  Yellow Sills
Description:  See, they're setting in fast, even on MOW Cars!
Photo Date:  5/9/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 11:15:26 PM
Location:  Dexter, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  103   Comments: 0
Southbound UP Manifest - Last Photo Taken With my Kodak CX6230
Title:  Southbound UP Manifest - Last Photo Taken With my Kodak CX6230
Description:  This train got moving and rolled past the crossing with smoke rolling. We didn't catch him until we got back to Malden.
Photo Date:  5/9/2006  Upload Date: 5/23/2006 11:15:27 PM
Location:  Dexter, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  NS 9555(C40-9W) NS 8925(C40-9W)
Views:  327   Comments: 0
Northbound Manifest With the MP Heritage Unit
Title:  Northbound Manifest With the MP Heritage Unit
Description:  The Mo-Pac Heritage Unit returns on UP Train MHOYC 10 today! I chased the train from Poplar Bluff, where it was leaving as I was arriving.
Photo Date:  5/11/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 2:51:36 AM
Location:  Ives, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 1982(SD70ACe) UP 9375(C40-8W) UP 9438(C41-8W)
Views:  324   Comments: 1
MP Buzzsaw
Title:  MP Buzzsaw
Description:  One of the coolest railroad logos ever, God Bless the MP!
Photo Date:  5/11/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 2:51:39 AM
Location:  Dexter, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 1982(SD70ACe)
Views:  302   Comments: 0
Cab Shot
Title:  Cab Shot
Description:  The Buzzsaw adorns the nose.
Photo Date:  5/11/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 2:51:40 AM
Location:  Dexter, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 1982(SD70ACe)
Views:  258   Comments: 0
Slowing Down
Title:  Slowing Down
Description:  Now the train is slowing down for their actual crew change.
Photo Date:  5/11/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 2:51:48 AM
Location:  Dexter, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 1982(SD70ACe) UP 9375(C40-8W) UP 9438(C41-8W)
Views:  289   Comments: 0
Northbound Manifest With the MP Heritage Unit
Title:  Northbound Manifest With the MP Heritage Unit
Description:  Just north of the North Dexter Crew Change Point we see UP Train MHOYC 10 headed north with a new crew and the sun peeking out from between two clouds and Old Glory at her left side. UP is Building America!
Photo Date:  5/11/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 2:51:50 AM
Location:  Dexter, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 1982(SD70ACe) UP 9375(C40-8W) UP 9438(C41-8W)
Views:  362   Comments: 0
Former Frisco Bridge
Title:  Former Frisco Bridge
Description:  This old bridge and crossing still mark the Old Frisco ROW in Town. It is right next to the Kennett City Park. I collected a couple spikes and a tie plate. The bridge is at old MP 229.8.
Photo Date:  5/12/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 3:32:19 AM
Location:  Kennett, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Views:  246   Comments: 1
Crossing
Title:  Crossing
Description:  The crossing still has the rails in it.
Photo Date:  5/12/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 3:32:21 AM
Location:  Kennett, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Views:  249   Comments: 4
Former Frisco Bridge - Side View
Title:  Former Frisco Bridge - Side View
Description:  The bridge is over a drainage ditch.
Photo Date:  5/12/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 3:32:24 AM
Location:  Kennett, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Views:  216   Comments: 1
Sitting
Title:  Sitting
Description:  Notice the camera in the upper left of the machine.
Photo Date:  5/13/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 3:38:45 AM
Location:  Dexter, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP ec-4(MoW Equipment)
Views:  535   Comments: 0
Southbound UP Manifest Train
Title:  Southbound UP Manifest Train
Description:  This ex-CR, now CSX led train rolls past Stoddard Street with an ex-BN trailing.
Photo Date:  5/13/2006  Upload Date: 8/30/2012 10:44:07 PM
Location:  Dexter, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  CSX 7352(C40-8W) HLCX 8148(SD40-2)
Views:  195   Comments: 1
Northbound Manifest
Title:  Northbound Manifest
Description:  The train came to a stop and waited for a better signal at One Mile Road. A dead snake in the road scared me as I walked up the embankment, it stared me straight in the face and I jumped back, it was quite comical, I'm sure.
Photo Date:  5/14/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 3:54:02 AM
Location:  Dexter, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 8336(SD70ACe) CEFX 3109(SD40M-2)
Views:  429   Comments: 1
Northbound UP Manifest Train
Title:  Northbound UP Manifest Train
Description:  UP Train MLIAS 13 sports a high nose SD40-2 and a then new GEVO. This probably wouldn't fly with many crews these days, but back then it wasn't completely unheard of.
Photo Date:  5/14/2006  Upload Date: 8/30/2012 10:51:41 PM
Location:  Ives, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  NS 3204(SD40-2) UP 5401(AC45CCTE)
Views:  249   Comments: 0
Little Rock-Poplar Bluff Power
Title:  Little Rock-Poplar Bluff Power
Description:  These came off of the MNLPF 16.
Photo Date:  5/16/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 5:40:12 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 1810(B40-8) UP 1857(B40-8)
Views:  288   Comments: 0
CNW Coil Car
Title:  CNW Coil Car
Description:  Here's a CNW Coil Steel Car in full CNW Colors.
Photo Date:  5/16/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 5:40:13 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  269   Comments: 0
UP Tie Car
Title:  UP Tie Car
Description:  UP made these from Old Bulkhead Flat Cars.
Photo Date:  5/16/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 5:40:14 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  327   Comments: 0
MP Coil Steel Car
Title:  MP Coil Steel Car
Description:  Here's one with some interesting political graffiti.
Photo Date:  5/16/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 5:40:14 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  132   Comments: 0
Political Graffiti
Title:  Political Graffiti
Description:  You never know what you're going to see.
Photo Date:  5/16/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 5:40:15 AM
Location:  Poplar Bluff, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  655   Comments: 6
Signal Maintainer Mark Durham and His Truck
Title:  Signal Maintainer Mark Durham and His Truck
Description:  Mark will have 34 years in with the Cotton Belt and Union Pacific on the 12 of June. He is a signal maintainer and lives here in Malden about 7 blocks from me.
Photo Date:  5/17/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 5:43:14 AM
Location:  Spoonerville, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  336   Comments: 0
Southbound Manifest
Title:  Southbound Manifest
Description:  I decided to try this shot with the MFA Elevator in the side of the pic, I can't do much about those poles, I guess I'll have to get closer to the subjects at hand. But, it still made a nice photo!
Photo Date:  5/17/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 5:43:14 AM
Location:  Bernie, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 9430(C41-8W) UP 9408(C41-8W)
Views:  359   Comments: 0
Southbound UP Intermodal Train
Title:  Southbound UP Intermodal Train
Description:  UP Train ZYCLD 17 comes through Dunklin County Road 241. The lead unit has obviously had the front end repainted and sports a happy face drawing in the road grime on the side of the nose.
Photo Date:  5/17/2006  Upload Date: 8/30/2012 11:03:28 PM
Location:  Spoonerville, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 4497(SD70M) UP 9338(C40-8) UP 8777(SD40T-2)
Views:  252   Comments: 1
Light Engine
Title:  Light Engine
Description:  They brought this unit over from Poplar Bluff to replace the unit on the rail train. I was driving over here gawking at the track improvements and saw a headlight!
Photo Date:  5/18/2006  Upload Date: 5/27/2006 1:48:50 AM
Location:  Morehouse, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9148(C40-8)
Views:  209   Comments: 0
Northbound Light Engine
Title:  Northbound Light Engine
Description:  The train was backing down the Sikeston Industrial Lead to replace UP 2410 on the rail train.
Photo Date:  5/18/2006  Upload Date: 5/27/2006 1:48:51 AM
Location:  Morehouse, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9148(C40-8)
Views:  219   Comments: 0


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