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By:Charles Bonville
Dates:11/18/2006 - 11/18/2006
Album Info:Images of track damage and a derailed locomotive. Thank you to Portland & Western management that graciously allowed my presence in the yard.
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Northbound Westsider
Title:  Northbound Westsider
Description:  Northbound PNWR "Westsider" pulling north through the yard in preparation for departure. You can see UP 4647 on the ground in the background.
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/18/2006 4:19:45 PM
Location:  Albany, OR
Author:  Charles Bonville
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  DLMX 644(SDP40F) PNWR 1851(SD9) PNWR 3300(SD40-3)
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Preparing the crane
Title:  Preparing the crane
Description:  Getting the crane assembled and ready to go rerail UP 4647.
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/18/2006 4:19:46 PM
Location:  Albany, OR
Author:  Charles Bonville
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  186   Comments: 0
UP 4647 on the ground
Title:  UP 4647 on the ground
Description:  You can see that the locomotive is at least four feet off the rails.
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/18/2006 4:19:47 PM
Location:  Albany, OR
Author:  Charles Bonville
Categories:  Yard,Wreck
Locomotives:  UP 4647(SD70M)
Views:  338   Comments: 0
UP 4647 on the ground
Title:  UP 4647 on the ground
Description:  Another view of the locomotive. Note how much it is tilted forwards on what is level ground.
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/18/2006 4:19:47 PM
Location:  Albany, OR
Author:  Charles Bonville
Categories:  Yard,Wreck
Locomotives:  UP 4647(SD70M)
Views:  225   Comments: 0
UP 4647 and crane
Title:  UP 4647 and crane
Description:  Having finished its work, the crane is lowered back down.
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/18/2006 4:19:48 PM
Location:  Albany, OR
Author:  Charles Bonville
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  UP 4647(SD70M)
Views:  261   Comments: 0
Crane departing
Title:  Crane departing
Description:  The crane leaving the derailment site.
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/18/2006 4:19:52 PM
Location:  Albany, OR
Author:  Charles Bonville
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  UP 4647(SD70M)
Views:  226   Comments: 0
Departing crane
Title:  Departing crane
Description:  One last look at the 350 ton capacity crane used to rerail UP 4647. Interesting to note that the front and middle wheels all turn. Also note the vintage passenger cars in the background.
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/18/2006 4:19:53 PM
Location:  Albany, OR
Author:  Charles Bonville
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  165   Comments: 0
UP 4647
Title:  UP 4647
Description:  Reloading the forklift with the wood blocks used to assist the crane over the rails.
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/18/2006 4:19:54 PM
Location:  Albany, OR
Author:  Charles Bonville
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  UP 4647(SD70M)
Views:  169   Comments: 0
UP 4647 and forklift
Title:  UP 4647 and forklift
Description:  The forklift has been reloaded with the wood blocks used to assist the crane in rolling over the rails.
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/18/2006 4:19:55 PM
Location:  Albany, OR
Author:  Charles Bonville
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  UP 4647(SD70M)
Views:  229   Comments: 0
Switch Seven
Title:  Switch Seven
Description:  Switch seven is in pretty bad shape, too. UP 4647 sits to the immediate right, just a few feet out of the photo.
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/18/2006 4:19:55 PM
Location:  Albany, OR
Author:  Charles Bonville
Categories:  Yard,Wreck,Track
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Views:  187   Comments: 0
Missing rails, Busted switches
Title:  Missing rails, Busted switches
Description:  Switches for tracks five and six are completely gone.
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/18/2006 4:19:56 PM
Location:  Albany, OR
Author:  Charles Bonville
Categories:  Yard,Wreck,Track
Locomotives: 
Views:  165   Comments: 0


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