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Posted by siberianmo on Monday, March 17, 2008 5:08 PM

G'day Gents!

Thanx Rob for that fine explanation of why certain trains may be considered Classics! I concur - also think it's good discussion material for the bar. Thumbs Up [tup]

Since many are celebrating this day for the Irish, here's some fotos from the bar . . .

85 at Lisburn - 3rd July 2004 <GNU Free Documentation/Wikipedia.com>

Irish Rail #077 - class 071 - <GNU Free Documenation/Wikpedia.com>

Irish Enterprise train <Public Domain/Wikipedia.com>

Enjoy! Thumbs Up [tup]

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Posted by trolleyboy on Monday, March 17, 2008 11:00 PM

G'day Tom. Nice to see some more of the lovely loco's from the Emerald Isle Thumbs Up [tup] Fitting for the day.here's another pseudo classic SD40-2 set from my travels to Chicago in '95.This is an all BN lashup , yes BN as in Before the mega merger, all in their classic green and black paint, the third unit is one of the purpose built "B" units.

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Posted by trolleyboy on Tuesday, March 18, 2008 10:15 AM

Morning folks , here's a fallen flag shot that I just posted over at the bar.

Rob

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Posted by siberianmo on Tuesday, March 18, 2008 5:15 PM

G'day!

Another from the Emerald Isle . . .

 

CIE #187 - class 181 <GNU Free Documentation/Wikipeida.com>

 

 

Enjoy! Thumbs Up [tup]

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Posted by siberianmo on Wednesday, March 19, 2008 2:17 PM

G'day!

From a soggy mid-continent USA . . .

Headlines from 'round the world when trains 'n floods don't mix!

Flood damage put at $300 million - railroads hurt by 1993 Midwest floods <US>

Torrential rain floods towns and halts trains <UK>

Trains have been cancelled and diverted because of breaches caused by floods <US>

Trains stranded as floods hit <UK>  

20 trains were halted after floods washed away a rail line <India> 

Floods Threaten Future of Train Line <UK>

Flood Strands Amtrak Train <US> 

Floods halt sleeper trains <UK>

Buffalo Susquehanna Train Slides Into River When Tracks Give Way <US>

 

Later! Thumbs Up [tup]

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Posted by siberianmo on Thursday, March 20, 2008 1:50 PM

G'day!

Not much happenin' on this lonely Thread . . . but here's something a bit different . . .

 

Quebec Bridge

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Quebec bridge, with the Pierre-Laporte bridge in the background.

 

Carries

3 lanes of roadway
1 rail line
1 pedestrian walkway

Crosses

St. Lawrence River

Locale

Quebec City, Quebec, and Levis, Quebec

Maintained by

Canadian National Railway

Design

Cantilever bridge

Longest span

549 m (1,800 feet)

Total length

987 meters (3,239 feet)

Width

29 m (94 feet) wide

Opening date

December 3, 1919

Coordinates

46°44′46″N, 71°17′16″W

 <from: wikipedia.com> 

See the rest of this over at the bar!

 

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Posted by pwolfe on Thursday, March 20, 2008 3:15 PM

Hi Tom.

Popped over from the bar.

A photo of a ex U.S.A. Transportation Corps 2-8-0 locomotive at work on the preserved North Yorks Moors Railway in England.

Pete.

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Posted by siberianmo on Friday, March 21, 2008 7:23 AM

G'day!

Good to see ya, Pete! Nice steamer . . . Thumbs Up [tup]

 

Something different for this lonely Thread . . .

(1) Newfoundland Railway (NFLD)

 

(2) Vermont Railway  (VTR)

 

(3) London, Midland & Scottish Railway Company  (LMS)

 

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Posted by Bergie on Friday, March 21, 2008 9:32 AM

Spring maintenance time....

I'm locking this thread and asking that you start "Part II." With 134 pages and hundreds(?) of photos, we can't keep dragging a big thread like this around without having an impact on the forum performance.

I'm doing this to all big threads around the forum (i.e. your thread is not being singled out).

Thanks,
Bergie

Erik Bergstrom

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