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1/24/2020
 
 
 
 
 
By:Robert Duncan Sr.
Dates:9/9/1999 - 5/24/2006
Album Info:2 days in and around B'ham and Gadsden, Ala. Plus some older photo.s from my youth. Now plus some scans I have dug up!
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B'ham Junkman
Title:  B'ham Junkman
Description:  Mr. Buck Chinn. His office was an old L&N bay window caboose. He scrapped many a Pullman in his day from what I'm told.
Photo Date:  2/1/1977  Upload Date: 6/22/2006 8:52:50 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories:  InCab
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Views:  584   Comments: 0
L&N Pile Driver
Title:  L&N Pile Driver
Description:  Original NC&StL
Photo Date:  2/1/1977  Upload Date: 6/22/2006 9:05:00 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  895   Comments: 0
2 old Hacks
Title:  2 old Hacks
Description:  Rotting and rusting in the late 70's. Dig those full height roof ladders.
Photo Date:  2/1/1977  Upload Date: 6/22/2006 8:57:35 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Views:  522   Comments: 0
Gone but not forgotten
Title:  Gone but not forgotten
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/1/1977  Upload Date: 6/22/2006 9:00:24 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Views:  473   Comments: 0
Junkman's Office
Title:  Junkman's Office
Description:  An outside view of his office.
Photo Date:  2/1/1977  Upload Date: 6/22/2006 8:55:26 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Views:  473   Comments: 0
L&N Pile Driver
Title:  L&N Pile Driver
Description:  On an old L&N work train/pile driver. Note the Built date on the flatcar: 2-27!
Photo Date:  2/1/1977  Upload Date: 6/22/2006 9:07:24 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  768   Comments: 0
L&N 1823's tender
Title:  L&N 1823's tender
Description:  At a collection in B'ham in the late 70's. From a Heavy Mike 2-8-2. Poss. set up to use with the pile driver. The crew car behind it is now restored at the Heart of Dixie Museum in Calera.
Photo Date:  2/1/1977  Upload Date: 6/22/2006 9:03:32 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  646   Comments: 1
SAL 38881
Title:  SAL 38881
Description:  Probably scrapped by now.
Photo Date:  2/1/1977  Upload Date: 6/22/2006 9:01:48 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  739   Comments: 2
BN 1898
Title:  BN 1898
Description:  Date unknown. Shoulda shot more of 'em.
Photo Date:  9/9/1999  Upload Date: 4/28/2008 9:08:19 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  BN 1898(GP9)
Views:  558   Comments: 0
BN 33
Title:  BN 33
Description:  Date unknown. Taken at E. Thomas yard well before anybody ever worried about folks with cameras.
Photo Date:  9/9/1999  Upload Date: 4/28/2008 9:06:51 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  BN 33(SW1500)
Views:  812   Comments: 0
BN 6364
Title:  BN 6364
Description:  Date unknown. I'll betcha Woodruff knows where it is now.
Photo Date:  9/9/1999  Upload Date: 4/28/2008 9:09:34 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  BN 6364(SD40-2)
Views:  551   Comments: 0
BNSF 6720
Title:  BNSF 6720
Description:  Roster of a BNSF locomotive.
Photo Date:  5/23/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 11:32:42 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6720(SD40-2)
Views:  359   Comments: 1
CSX 5544
Title:  CSX 5544
Description:  A local is about to pass under the 23rd St. bridge. Sloss Furnace looms in the distance.
Photo Date:  5/23/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 11:27:31 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  CSX 5544(B30-7)
Views:  372   Comments: 0
CSX 5544
Title:  CSX 5544
Description:  The CSX Local waits out NS and BNSF traffic.
Photo Date:  5/23/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 11:29:28 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  CSX 5544(B30-7)
Views:  324   Comments: 0
BNSF 6720
Title:  BNSF 6720
Description:  BNSF passes CSX. Me thinks this was the CSX to BNSF transferr job.
Photo Date:  5/23/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 11:31:20 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6720(SD40-2) CSX 5544(B30-7)
Views:  427   Comments: 2
Friendly Engineer
Title:  Friendly Engineer
Description:  I think he figured out pretty quick we weren't terrorists.
Photo Date:  5/23/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 11:36:03 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  NS 9414(C40-9W)
Views:  432   Comments: 0
NS 3314
Title:  NS 3314
Description:  An NS "Top Gon" coal train waits for it's turn to blast off from 32nd St.
Photo Date:  5/23/2006  Upload Date: 5/29/2006 4:43:55 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  NS 3314(SD40-2)
Views:  392   Comments: 1
NS 5189
Title:  NS 5189
Description:  An Alabama Local brings some scrap iron into B'ham.
Photo Date:  5/23/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 11:25:18 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  NS 5189(GP38-2)
Views:  391   Comments: 1
NS 9414
Title:  NS 9414
Description:  An NS N/B train (poss. up from Wilton) passes a CSX local.
Photo Date:  5/23/2006  Upload Date: 5/24/2006 11:34:28 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  NS 9414(C40-9W)
Views:  325   Comments: 0
LTEX 7488
Title:  LTEX 7488
Description:  The homeward bound ATN daily leaves B'ham and crosses the 32nd St. diamonds.
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/29/2006 4:27:14 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LTEX 7488(SD45R)
Views:  883   Comments: 3
LTEX 7488
Title:  LTEX 7488
Description:  The ATN daily train leaves B'ham bound for Gadsden.
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/29/2006 4:36:30 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  LTEX 7488(SD45R)
Views:  898   Comments: 0
BNSF 4216
Title:  BNSF 4216
Description:  An old warrior stands at the ready for duties at E. Thomas Yard.
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/29/2006 4:53:17 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4216(B23-7)
Views:  328   Comments: 0
BNSF 6359
Title:  BNSF 6359
Description:  A classic Bluebonnet gets ready for a days work.
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/29/2006 4:55:26 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6359(SD40-2)
Views:  331   Comments: 1
BN 12429
Title:  BN 12429
Description:  In East Thomas Yard, B'ham.
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/29/2006 4:48:19 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  267   Comments: 0
BNSF 2529
Title:  BNSF 2529
Description:  Under the tower at E. Thomas Yard.
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/29/2006 4:59:12 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  BNSF 2529(GP35u)
Views:  427   Comments: 0
BNSF 4748
Title:  BNSF 4748
Description:  An NS I-modal passes an NS coal train at 32nd St.
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/29/2006 4:39:01 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4748(C44-9W) NS 3314(SD40-2)
Views:  409   Comments: 0
BNSF 6781
Title:  BNSF 6781
Description:  East Thomas Yard power. This set might be used on the BNSF to CSX transfer job.
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/29/2006 5:01:45 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6781(SD40-2)
Views:  261   Comments: 1
FCR 2002
Title:  FCR 2002
Description:  I'm guessing SP heritage with all those light brackets. Lettered for Fulton County but serving the ATN.
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/29/2006 5:12:34 PM
Location:  Gadsden, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  FCR 2002(GP20)
Views:  522   Comments: 2
LLPX 3102
Title:  LLPX 3102
Description:  Life after MOW service for CSX, now on the ATN.
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/29/2006 5:15:02 PM
Location:  Gadsden, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  LLPX 3102(GP40)
Views:  496   Comments: 0
LTEX 7427
Title:  LTEX 7427
Description:  All I can figure is Larry found a REALLY good deal on some flat black paint.
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/29/2006 5:19:34 PM
Location:  Gadsden, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  LTEX 7427(SD45R)
Views:  449   Comments: 0
LTEX 7527
Title:  LTEX 7527
Description:  Ya think we could sneak in and paint a white stripe on it and give it that "Tuxedo" look? Or maybe 2 yellow stripes and a "Pulling For You" slogan on the lower cab?
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/29/2006 5:25:35 PM
Location:  Gadsden, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  LTEX 7527(SD45R)
Views:  512   Comments: 1
LTEX 9259
Title:  LTEX 9259
Description:  One of Larry's "basic black" locomotives helps an ATN train thru B'ham.
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/29/2006 4:45:30 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  LTEX 9259(SD45T-2)
Views:  452   Comments: 0
NS 9073
Title:  NS 9073
Description:  Not that I wanted another shot of a catfish, but what is that multi-box pole on the right?
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/29/2006 5:11:02 PM
Location:  Irondale, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  NS 9073(C40-9W)
Views:  330   Comments: 1
TFM 1609
Title:  TFM 1609
Description:  A mexican visitor to Ala. on an outbound NS train.
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/29/2006 4:22:39 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  TFM 1609(SD70MAC)
Views:  351   Comments: 0
Lost Alco
Title:  Lost Alco
Description:  The lost Alco of Ensley rusts away near the old steel mill
Photo Date:  12/14/2006  Upload Date: 12/15/2006 11:18:23 PM
Location:  Ensley, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories: 
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Views:  456   Comments: 1
Sloss Burro
Title:  Sloss Burro
Description:  Sloss 2560.
Photo Date:  12/14/2006  Upload Date: 12/15/2006 11:21:37 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories: 
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Views:  170   Comments: 1
Windmill Parts.
Title:  Windmill Parts.
Description:  A CSX train with electric generating windmill parts heads thru B'ham on this almost Spring day.
Photo Date:  2/20/2010  Upload Date: 3/1/2010 9:03:07 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Views:  95   Comments: 0
Coal ash train.
Title:  Coal ash train.
Description:  An NS coal ash train heads South to dispose of Coal ash from the burst dam at the TVA plant in Oak Ridge, TN.
Photo Date:  2/20/2010  Upload Date: 3/1/2010 9:07:49 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories: 
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Views:  92   Comments: 0
CSX 5374
Title:  CSX 5374
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/29/2012  Upload Date: 1/30/2012 1:23:55 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5374(ES44DC)
Views:  399   Comments: 0
To the Moon!
Title:  To the Moon!
Description:  Things I see above the trains I photograph.
Photo Date:  1/29/2012  Upload Date: 1/30/2012 1:24:57 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories:  Passenger
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Views:  143   Comments: 0
KCS 3967
Title:  KCS 3967
Description:  NS 339 leaves the ham.
Photo Date:  1/29/2012  Upload Date: 1/30/2012 1:25:32 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  KCS 3967(SD70MAC)
Views:  178   Comments: 0
NS 2716
Title:  NS 2716
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/29/2012  Upload Date: 1/30/2012 1:26:17 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2716(SD70M-2)
Views:  85   Comments: 0
NS 4608
Title:  NS 4608
Description:  One of the oruginal GP59 demos from EMD.
Photo Date:  1/29/2012  Upload Date: 1/30/2012 1:26:44 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  NS 4608(GP59)
Views:  155   Comments: 0
NS 6109
Title:  NS 6109
Description:  NS 6109 sports it's new Admiral cab. I wonder what an Ensign cab looks like?
Photo Date:  1/29/2012  Upload Date: 1/30/2012 1:27:29 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  NS 6109(SD40-2)
Views:  215   Comments: 0
32nd St. ATN signal.
Title:  32nd St. ATN signal.
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/29/2012  Upload Date: 1/30/2012 1:28:53 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Views:  111   Comments: 0
Sunset Signal.
Title:  Sunset Signal.
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/29/2012  Upload Date: 1/30/2012 1:29:14 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories:  Signal
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Views:  122   Comments: 0
Sloss Sunset
Title:  Sloss Sunset
Description:  Taken from the 32nd St. crossing.
Photo Date:  1/29/2012  Upload Date: 1/30/2012 1:27:59 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Views:  66   Comments: 0
Sloss Sunset 2
Title:  Sloss Sunset 2
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/29/2012  Upload Date: 1/30/2012 1:28:23 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Views:  43   Comments: 0
Tanked Sunset.
Title:  Tanked Sunset.
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/29/2012  Upload Date: 1/30/2012 1:30:07 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories: 
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Views:  418   Comments: 1
TFM 1650
Title:  TFM 1650
Description:  NS 339 leaves the ham on 1/28.
Photo Date:  1/29/2012  Upload Date: 1/30/2012 1:29:51 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
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Locomotives:  TFM 1650(SD70MAC)
Views:  94   Comments: 0


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