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By:Jim Tiroch
Dates:5/5/2007 - 5/5/2007
Album Info:Locations as Diverse from Springfeild, Illinois to Springfeild MO. Two weeks worth of photos from the Cab of New Mei Dong International Trading Co. L.L.C. Truck #83. These are from various days, so to be simple, I am placing the dates as 05/05/2007. HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO!
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BNSF 5143
Title:  BNSF 5143
Description:  From a Bug Splattered windshild of NMDZ 83, The train is pulling through WR on its way to AO Smith
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:56:28 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5143(C44-9W) UP 4967(SD70M)
Views:  230   Comments: 0
Coming at us!
Title:  Coming at us!
Description:  My partner, Yun Zhao of Datong, China took this shot of AMTK 304 coming towards us as we crossed the tracks
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:56:27 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Views:  150   Comments: 2
NS 7622
Title:  NS 7622
Description:  Leaving the where house, I stopped before leaving the gate to check my manifest and stops, when this meet happened right in front of me, 7622, meet 9866. I ended up in Decator and Monticello that day
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:56:35 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  NS 7622(ES40DC) NS 9866(C40-9W)
Views:  281   Comments: 0
KCS 4000
Title:  KCS 4000
Description:  On my way to Waynsville, MO, I passed Lindenwood Yard on I-44. In the yard was KCS 4000 and a BNSF Crash 9. Not a good shot.
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:56:38 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  KCS 4000(SD70ACe) BNSF 5366(C44-9W)
Views:  349   Comments: 1
EMDX 827
Title:  EMDX 827
Description:  Tried to get both units, but I was going to fast.
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:56:36 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  EMDX 827(GP38-2)
Views:  178   Comments: 0
NS 6122
Title:  NS 6122
Description:  At the end of my first week, NS 6122 pulls out with a work train full of Bunk cars and MOW equipment
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:56:39 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  NS 6122(SD40-2)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
CR 62530
Title:  CR 62530
Description:  A bunk car
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:56:41 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  169   Comments: 0
UP 9463
Title:  UP 9463
Description:  Just as I was taking the shot, the door opens, and someone pops up giving me the one fingered salute! HOW RUDE!
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:56:43 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  UP 9463(C41-8W)
Views:  128   Comments: 0
UP 9463
Title:  UP 9463
Description:  Upon further inspection, it appears that its SPLASH. He can be quite a nusience at times. Wait till his mother sees this! -=evil laughte at thought of embaresment=-
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:56:45 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  UP 9463(C41-8W)
Views:  190   Comments: 4
BNSF 4988
Title:  BNSF 4988
Description:  On the old loading dock of the where house where New Mei Dong is located, BNSF 4988 leads a North Bound NS Train
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:56:30 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4988(C44-9W)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
KCS 7023
Title:  KCS 7023
Description:  Not a New Mei Dong Shot, these this was when I was photographing the two new KCS Units. Former Conrail SD50
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:56:46 PM
Location:  East Saint Louis, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  KCS 7023(SD50)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
KCS 6092
Title:  KCS 6092
Description:  A rebuilt SD40-2
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:56:49 PM
Location:  East Saint Louis, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  KCS 6092(SD40-3)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
KCS 691
Title:  KCS 691
Description:  One of 4 remaing units still in White. This day, I saw the Belle, the Grey and the White!
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:56:50 PM
Location:  East Saint Louis, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  KCS 691(SD40-2)
Views:  214   Comments: 1
KCS 2915
Title:  KCS 2915
Description:  Ex- Canadian National
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:56:52 PM
Location:  Springfield, MO
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  KCS 2915(GP40-3)
Views:  192   Comments: 0
KCS 3167
Title:  KCS 3167
Description:  Three of 8 KCS Tunnel motors sit retired in the East St. Louis Yard
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:56:53 PM
Location:  East Saint Louis, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  KCS 3167(SD40T-2) KCS 4502(SD45-3) KCS 4501(SD45-3)
Views:  609   Comments: 0
NS 9136
Title:  NS 9136
Description:  On my way to Decator!
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:56:55 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  NS 9136(C40-9W) NS 6664(SD60)
Views:  237   Comments: 0
KCS 2834
Title:  KCS 2834
Description:  From the truck, Two blasts on my horn earned me two blasts from that sweet sounding 5 chime horn!
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:56:57 PM
Location:  Roodhouse, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  KCS 2834(GP40-3) KCS 2853(GP40-3)
Views:  552   Comments: 1
GMO 57808
Title:  GMO 57808
Description:  These two GM&O Boxcars serve as the Williamsville, IL Town musuem.
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:56:59 PM
Location:  Williamsville, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Views:  498   Comments: 0
CSX 9481
Title:  CSX 9481
Description:  An RCL Flat in Decator
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:57:01 PM
Location:  Decatur, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  228   Comments: 0
NS 7525
Title:  NS 7525
Description:  Note the birds
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:57:02 PM
Location:  Decatur, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  NS 7525(ES40DC) UP 9828(C44-9W)
Views:  285   Comments: 0
CSX 6028
Title:  CSX 6028
Description:  I was on break and was eating lunch in the truck
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:57:04 PM
Location:  Decatur, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  CSX 6028(GP40-2)
Views:  266   Comments: 0
BNSF 2037
Title:  BNSF 2037
Description:  I beilve I have seen this unit before
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:57:06 PM
Location:  Springfield, MO
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  BNSF 2037(GP38-2)
Views:  244   Comments: 1
SLSF 11631
Title:  SLSF 11631
Description:  At a Rec-Plex
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:57:07 PM
Location:  Springfield, MO
Author:  Jim Tiroch
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  313   Comments: 1
BNSF 8820
Title:  BNSF 8820
Description:  Leaving Madison Yard
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:57:09 PM
Location:  Madison, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8820(SD70MAC)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
KCS 4575
Title:  KCS 4575
Description:  The NAFTA unit is in town, This was a surprise! On my way to work.
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:57:10 PM
Location:  Granite City, IL
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Locomotives:  KCS 4575(AC44CW)
Views:  175   Comments: 1
Rock Island Line
Title:  Rock Island Line
Description:  This is outside Gerald, MO. This is were the old Rock Island crossed US 50 in Missouri. The Signal box reads Central Midland Rwy. Kind funny since no train of the CMR ever ran out this way. Belive it or not, the Crossing IS Functional, even though the last train to pass over was in Feb. of 1980
Photo Date:  5/5/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2007 2:57:12 PM
Location:  Gerald, MO
Author:  Jim Tiroch
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Views:  450   Comments: 5


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