Trackside with Trains Vol. 328: 'Freight that can't wait' is open for voting

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Trackside with Trains Vol. 328: 'Freight that can't wait' is open for voting
Posted by Brian Schmidt on Monday, May 14, 2018 8:26 AM

Vote for your favorite image in Trackside with Trains Vol. 328: "Freight that can't wait!" Who captured it best this week? The poll is open through May 20.

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Posted by CSSHEGEWISCH on Monday, May 14, 2018 10:08 AM

I went with Robert Jordan's photo, from when the "Super C" was the hottest freight train in the United States.  The location is very familiar and I took a similar photo about a year later.

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Posted by edblysard on Monday, May 14, 2018 3:32 PM
Went with Robert Jordan’s photo, it and the juice train were the only ones that really were freight that can’t wait, and Robert’s just drew the eye more…

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Posted by AgentKid on Monday, May 14, 2018 3:43 PM

This is the best contest in a long while. The pictures were good either for their content or artistic merit. I coudn't really find one that combined both, so I went with the "home team" photo by Alex Mayes.



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Posted by BaltACD on Monday, May 14, 2018 4:18 PM

I'll go with Dale Rockwell's wind turbine blades for export - shipments that miss their boat at port will be delayed a week to a month, depending on destination and shipping schedules.


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Posted by charlie hebdo on Monday, May 14, 2018 4:29 PM

Jordan's Super-C.  Great train even if it didn't work out.

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Posted by tree68 on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 8:00 PM

I, too, went with the Super C.  None of the rest really said "can't wait" too me without the caption - the Juice Train wasn't obvious for being the juice train.  Alex forgot the snow in his image.

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