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Posted by CMSTPP on Saturday, September 2, 2006 8:14 PM

You will find that I will stick with this thread. I'm one looking for the new threads and I seem to have found it. Classic passenger trains are some of my favorite.

I get to see many passenger trains since I work at a Museum. I work at the North Shore Scenic railroad in Duluth and get to see the Empire builder scheme allot. Our passenger train is made almost entirely of Great northern cars.

The SOO 700 was repainted last year and looks quite pretty. This is on our train!!

To keep the trend of pictures going look at my website: www.freewebs.com/cmstpp/

BTW what is G-day????

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Saturday, September 2, 2006 9:07 PM

G'day!

James - good to see you again and perhaps we'll pursue the SOO tomorrow! Smile,Wink, & Grin [swg] A check of some earlier pages will reveal several Posts on that road . . . just a matter of doing an advanced search.

G'day - as used by several of us is simply: Good Day (Aussie style).

You will find that this Thread is very sparcely attended and hardly interactive - unless you happen to be online with Lars - BK or yours truly. Much more activity at the bar called "Our" Place - where I spend the majority of my online time.

Catch ya later and enjoyed your web site! Nicely done, fer sure, fer sure!

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Posted by siberianmo on Sunday, September 3, 2006 9:03 AM

G'day!

 

Here’s another Fallen Flag for the gang from Classic American Railroads:

 

Soo Line

 

Headquarters:  Minneapolis, MN

 

Mileage:

 

1954:  3,159

1961 (before 1985 acquisition of Milwaukee Road):  4,719

 

Locomotives in 1954:

 

Steam:  47

Diesel: 76

 

Rolling stock in 1954:

 

Freight cars:  8,035

Passenger cars:  128

 

Principal routes (w/Wisconsin Central) in 1954:

 

Chicago-Minneapolis/St. Paul

Minneapolis-Portal, ND

Minneapolis-Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Dresser, WI-Duluth, MN

Owen, WI-Duluth, MN

Glenwood-Noyes, MN

 

Passenger trains of note:

 

Atlantic Limited (Minneapolis-Boston, with CP and B&M east of Sault Ste. Marie)

Copper Country Limited (Chicago-Calumet, MI with CMStP&P Chicago-Champion, MI, thence DSS&A/Soo to Calumet)

Duluth-Superior Limited (Minneapolis-Duluth)

Laker (Chicago-Duluth & Minneapolis &Ashland, WI; rerouted to Superior, WI from Duluth in 1961)

Mountaineer (St. Paul-Vancouver, BC, with CP from Portal to Vancouver)

Soo Dominion (St. Paul-Vancouver with CP from Portal to Vancouver)

Winnipeger (St. Paul-Winnipeg, MB, with CP from Noyes to Winnipeg)

 

 

Enjoy! Thumbs Up [tup]

 

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Posted by LoveDomes on Monday, September 4, 2006 1:48 PM

G'day Captain Tom,

Power failure kept me off-line since Saturday . . . just left a post over at the bar where things are a bit more active than here at the "morgue"! <grin>

Was going to continue on with the SOO - but it appears that I'd be talking into the wind . . .

Here's something that I enjoy viewing - over 'n over!

WP #881 Silver Crescent (from: www.trainweb.org)

 

Until the next time! Thumbs Up [tup]

 

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Posted by BudKarr on Tuesday, September 5, 2006 12:47 PM

Greetings Captain Tom!

With the New Haven being the "Theme for the Day" over at the bar, why not a little more of it over here Question [?]

NH RDC-1 #41 (photo: David Telesha)


Enjoy - and see you at the bar!

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Posted by LoveDomes on Tuesday, September 5, 2006 2:51 PM

G'day Captain Tom!

So, it's New Haven over here as well, huh Question [?] A mighty fine road . . .

Lots more over at the bar . . .

Until the next time! Thumbs Up [tup]

 

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Posted by BudKarr on Wednesday, September 6, 2006 1:00 PM

Good Late Morning Captain Tom!

Just left the bar and thought it time to provide a photo for this lonely thread of yours . . .


NH RDC-1 #41 (photo: David Telesha)

 

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Posted by LoveDomes on Wednesday, September 6, 2006 3:05 PM

G'day Captain Tom!

 

Check out this B&O beauty Thumbs Up [tup] My grandfather would've loved it - as I'm sure my dad DID! Thumbs Up [tup]

 

 

Until the next time! Thumbs Up [tup]

 

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Posted by LoveDomes on Thursday, September 7, 2006 11:57 AM

G'day Captain Tom!

Remember that expression - peeing into the wind Question [?] Well this question on this rather 'dead thread' is akin to that! Smile,Wink, & Grin [swg]

So, WHAT is this place and where is (was) itQuestion [?]

 

Until the next time! Thumbs Up [tup]

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Thursday, September 7, 2006 3:40 PM

G'day Lars!

Check the "answer" over at the bar - coalminer 3 hit it on the "head"!!

Good one . . . .

 

Feeling a bit nostalgic - hard to believe it was "so long ago" when we took this train!

ARR Denali Star at Anchorage


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Posted by LoveDomes on Thursday, September 7, 2006 4:58 PM

G'day Captain Tom!

 

That's a mighty fine consist and I envy you for having had such a wonderful round trip in the 49th state! One day . . . . ah to dream!

 

Another "dream" of mine . . . .

 

PRRs Broadway Ltd (1961) - (from: www.trainweb.com)

 

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Posted by BudKarr on Friday, September 8, 2006 1:02 PM

Good Afternoon Captain Tom!

It certainly appears as if I provided the same photo on two submissions rather close together. Regrets!

Try these for this fine day:


C&O 4-8-4 #614 (foto: Arthur B. Johnson)

 

Atlantic Coast Line 4-8-4 #1808 (credit: H.L. Broadbelt

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Posted by LoveDomes on Friday, September 8, 2006 3:39 PM

G'day Captain Tom!

Nice 'steamers' from BK - here's a couple you may enjoy!


Southern #1401 at the Smithsonian

 

N&W #611 4-8-4 Class J (credit unidentified)

 

Until the next time! Thumbs Up [tup]

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Friday, September 8, 2006 5:05 PM

G'day Gents!

Steam locomotives - that'll "work"!!


PRR #6200 6-8-6 steam turbine (courtesy: wikipedia.com - Public Domain)

 

NYC 4-8-4 #6003 (from: www.yesteryeardepot.com - foto credit: Fred C. Stoes)

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Saturday, September 9, 2006 8:22 AM

G'day!

Continuing on with a couple of more steam locomotives . . .

PRR Q1 #6130 4-6-4-4 (1948) (fair use)

 

MS&P Atlantic Class A #2 4-4-2 (1935) (fair use)


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Posted by LoveDomes on Saturday, September 9, 2006 9:55 AM

G'day Captain Tom!

Yes - steam locos really are wonderful to look at - so here's a couple from me!

IC 2-8-2 #1784 (from: www.yesteryeardepot.com)

(Photo: Paul Stringham)

 

 

MP #5308 4-8-2 (from: www.yesteryeardepot.com)

(photo: Paul Eilenberger)

 

Until the next time! Thumbs Up [tup]

 

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Posted by BudKarr on Saturday, September 9, 2006 12:44 PM

Good Morning Captain Tom!

Still AM here in the mountains . . . appears as if I started something with the steam locomotives - so why not continue Question [?]

 

C&O 2-6-6-2 #1512 (photo: Paul Eilenberger collection)

 

Southern 2-8-8-2 #4057 (1938)(from: www.yesteryeardepot.com)

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Saturday, September 9, 2006 2:31 PM

G'day!

Yes, you did start something good! And there's no reason why we can't continue with 'em - at least we know three guys interested in the classic locomotives!

 


PRR Mikado 2-8-2 #520 at Strasburg, PA RR Museum (1983) (creative commons)

 

UP Mountain #7000 4-8-2 (GNU Free Documentation)

 

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Posted by LoveDomes on Saturday, September 9, 2006 5:12 PM

G'day Captain Tom!

Yes - let's keep 'er going . . . .

 

PRR dual K4s (1946) (from: www.yesteryeardepot.com) (photo: Fred C. Stoes)

 

 

B&O EM1 2-8-8-4 (courtesy: Cincinnati Railroad Club collection)

 

Until the next time! Thumbs Up [tup]

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Sunday, September 10, 2006 8:20 AM

G'day!

Continuing on with classic steam locomotives . . .

 

Nickel Plate 2-8-4 #718/freight 1956

(courtesy: www.yesteryeardepot.com - foto credit: unknown)

 

 


NY,C&St.L 2-8-2 #749/freight, 1956

(courtesy: www.yesteryeardepot.com - foto credit: Paul Eilenburger)

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Sunday, September 10, 2006 10:28 AM

G'day!

Here's a couple more to keep this steam loco "thing" moving forward . . .

 

CPR 4-6-4 #2860 Royal Hudson (foto credit: Greg Chadwick)

 

GTW 4-8-4 U-4-B (foto credit: Richard Leonard)

 

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Posted by LoveDomes on Sunday, September 10, 2006 11:10 AM

G'day Captain Tom!

 

Are you ready for some FOOTBALL! I am and can't wait for the kick-offs to begin. Tonite's game over at the Meadowlands will have my Giants squaring off in the overly hyped "brother quarterbacks" game. Just think - months of Sundays in front of the "tube" followed by the playoffs and Super Bowl. <yikes>

So, we're really "doing it" with the steam locos, huh Question [?] This is like the "dueling banjos" in "Deliverance!" Smile,Wink, & Grin [swg]

Ok - here's two more . . .

 

CN #6071 4-8-2 (from: www.yesteryeardepot.com)

 

 

N&W #1218 2-6-6-4 Class A (credit unidentified)

 

See ya over at the bar for our Sunday Photo Posting Day!

 

Until the next time! Thumbs Up [tup]

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Monday, September 11, 2006 7:23 AM

G'day!

Feeling rather solemn today, so let me simply leave this for all who care about freedom and what it takes to maintain it:

 

 

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Posted by LoveDomes on Monday, September 11, 2006 8:20 AM
G'day Captain Tom!

Yes - solemn IS the word for the day 'round these parts. As you can imagine, those of us in New York City have not and will not forget the attack on our country in 2001.

Hard to concentrate on anything else - so, just wanted you to know that I'm "here" and still supporting your "other thread!"



Until the next time! Thumbs Up [tup]

 

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Posted by BudKarr on Monday, September 11, 2006 11:52 AM

Good Morning Captain Tom!

Some wonderful photos over at the bar that are definitely in keeping with the classic trains theme and the significance of this day . . . .

A sample:

USA/SP #4449 in Oregon, 2002 - (photo: Gordon Hall)

 

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Posted by LoveDomes on Monday, September 11, 2006 4:31 PM

G'day Captain Tom!

Nice one, BK - most appropriate. Thumbs Up [tup] Thumbs Up [tup] Thumbs Up [tup]

 

Doesn't this look like FUN Question [?]

 


Union Pacific business fleet domes (www.trainweb.org)

 

Until the next time! Thumbs Up [tup]

 

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Posted by CMSTPP on Monday, September 11, 2006 9:35 PM

I haven't been under hear for awhile but I'm back. I see everybody is looking at UP so I have a little picture to show.

 

I know the locomotives are not so classical but the train behind it... well.. you get the idea!!

up6269

 

Have a good one!!Thumbs Up [tup]

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Tuesday, September 12, 2006 10:12 AM

G'day!

Good to see the return of James and with a UP passenger train Pix at that! These pages are chock full of UP "stuff."

Thanx to Lars & BK for their continuing efforts at keeping this Thead "alive" - without you guys, this would definitely be history . . . get's rather ridiculous talking to one's self, eh Question [?] Much prefer the interaction over at the bar . . .


Something seen before - but we never grow weary of the "classics" 'round here . . .

 

UP Turbo #80 (courtesy: donsdepot.donrossgroup.net)

 

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Posted by LoveDomes on Tuesday, September 12, 2006 7:45 PM

G'day Captain Tom!

Been a long, long day for me - left my "Theme for the Day" post over at the bar - some great stuff from the guys today!

Here? Hmmmm - good to see James again - and UP it is:

 

Union Pacific "special" being made up with business domes (www.trainweb.org)

 

Until the next time! Thumbs Up [tup]

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Wednesday, September 13, 2006 8:04 AM

G'day!

Enjoyed the UP "stuff" - great domes from Lars! Thumbs Up [tup]

Now changing gears, here's something from our recently concluded trip to Alaska and associated rail journeys . . .


ARR Coastal Classic at Anchorage

 

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