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The Union Pacific runs summer excursion trains in Wyoming, Utah, and Idaho with this big Challenger class engine. Boilder pressure: 280 PSI (1,930.5kpa)--scary!

Not too fast, though, as it was mostly used for freight.

by asdf on Mon Oct 10th, 2005 at 09:32:09 AM EST
Awesome pic. That gets a big four!
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Mon Oct 10th, 2005 at 02:46:44 PM EST
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Seconded, tough again I shall issue a hint that his photo would better fit another Monday Train Blogging planned for a few weeks from now :-)

(I already had half-written versions of about ten weeks' worth when I posted the first instalment three weeks ago.)

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Mon Oct 10th, 2005 at 06:11:38 PM EST
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Maybe you could post a schedule? We could look for pictures in advance...
by asdf on Mon Oct 10th, 2005 at 06:58:52 PM EST
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Your wish is my command - but I won't give away too much, only titles :-)

Next week: Heavy Haul
2 weeks from now: Forgotten Colorado
3 weeks: The Hardest Job [among railroad jobs]
4 weeks: Highest Speed
5 weeks: Trainwreck

Some for later: Bigger Than Big Boy (I meant this one for your CHallenger photo above), Failed Designs, Crazed Designs, Railway Cathedrals [stations].

The sequence might change - and I may insert some more on people.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Tue Oct 11th, 2005 at 11:08:03 AM EST
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Whoa I am impressed, mine is researched on the day.
by PeWi on Tue Oct 11th, 2005 at 01:25:11 PM EST
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