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New look at A&B
Posted by Enzoamps on Sunday, June 26, 2022 10:18 AM

That is Adrian & Blissfield RR.  Here in Mason MI is the little enginehouse for the Jackson and Lansing RR, a division of the A&B.  Locos are paited for A&B.  We have had a pair of GP9 in nice green and yellow paint for a long while, but now today they are gone and a shiny new paint SD45 in their place in new red and white paint.  Apparently it is a former SP SD45 rebuilt at an SD40-2.  

photo from Railfan and Railroad mag.

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Sunday, June 26, 2022 10:30 AM

You know, everything in the shot is so clean and well-maintained for a second or two I thought I was looking at an HO layout!  

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Posted by bogie_engineer on Sunday, June 26, 2022 11:05 AM

Flintlock76

You know, everything in the shot is so clean and well-maintained for a second or two I thought I was looking at an HO layout!  

 

I had the exact same reaction!

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Posted by Backshop on Sunday, June 26, 2022 11:35 AM

bogie_engineer

 

 
Flintlock76

You know, everything in the shot is so clean and well-maintained for a second or two I thought I was looking at an HO layout!  

 

 

 

I had the exact same reaction!

 

Michigan is like that!Big Smile

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Posted by bogie_engineer on Sunday, June 26, 2022 1:01 PM

Backshop

 

 
bogie_engineer

 

I had the exact same reaction!

 

 

 

Michigan is like that!Big Smile

 

 

 
Now that you mention it, I guess it is! 
 
I finally updated my location, I've lived in MI for the past 7 years, although on the opposite side of the state from the A&B.
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Posted by SD60MAC9500 on Sunday, June 26, 2022 2:04 PM
 

I do like the basic white and red. However I'll miss the old NYC inspired lightning paint. Which A&B operates on a portion of the western half of the "old" water level route bewteen New York and Chicago. Harking back to LS&MS original Buffalo-Chicago route.

 
 
 
Rahhhhhhhhh!!!!

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