Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thank You To All of the Railroaders of ASLRRA This Holiday Season

The short line and regional railroads of @ASLRRA provide first mile/last mile service to deliver the freight we need everyday.  Let's give a Big Thank You to all of the railroaders for transporting so many of our gifts this Holiday Season! 

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The Pennsylvania Railroad GG1: Classic Design in Form and Function

The Pennsylvania Railroad GG1 remains a classic design of both form and function.  The GG1s of Pennsylvania Railroad moved passengers throughout the Northeast on the Standard Railroad of the World.  This Holiday Season, Remember to Take the Train.

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A Florida East Coast ES44C4 at Port Miami

This Florida East Coast Railway GE Transportation ES44C4 leads an intermodal train at Port Miami.  Florida East Coast Railway is a member of American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association and is owned by Grupo Mexico.  

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

A Chessie System SD40-2 Leads a Freight Train at Cumberland

This Chessie System SD40-2 leads a general merchandise train at Cumberland, Maryland.   As we give a wave, today's train heads towards Cincinnati.

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Northern Pacific Railway and Yellowstone National Park

The Northern Pacific North Coast Limited makes its station stop at Livingston, Montana.  Through its advertising and transporting passengers, the Northern Pacific Railway helped develop Yellowstone National Park. 

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

A Boston and Maine Train Heads to Portland

This Boston and Maine train heads south from White River Junction.  Today's train carries wood chips for the paper mills at Portland.

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Chicago Burlington & Quincy Locomotives at Lincoln, Nebraska

These Chicago Burlington and Quincy locomotives await their assignments at Lincoln, Nebraska. The Geeps and SD9 prepare to take a freight to Denver, while the two switch engines build a Chicago bound train.

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Thank You CSX For Your Teamwork With City Year and National FFA

Thank you CSX for your teamwork with City Year and National FFA to help ensure a bright future for agriculture. This CSX train carries grain for export at South Carolina Ports. Teamwork between our railroads and ports helps keep our economy moving by fostering trade. 

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Southern Pacific Daylight Heads For Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal

The Morning Daylight begins its journey from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Power for today's train is 4-8-4 GS4 #4449. Today's train is scheduled for a 5:45 PM arrival at Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal.  

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Remember To Take Metra This Thanksgiving

This Metra train takes #Thanksgiving travelers throughout #Chicagoland to visit their families.  This Thanksgiving, remember to take the train.

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Soo Line Red Locomotives Poster by Andy Fletcher

Today I finished drawing a red Soo Line GP9 to complete a new poster of Red Soo Line locomotives.  Soo Line served the Midwest and the Great Lakes States.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

An Erie Railroad Train Heads West at Marion, Ohio

This Erie Railroad train heads west at Marion, Ohio.  Erie Railroad served the Northeast, the Great Lakes Region and the Midwest.

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Soo Line Twin Ports Switchers Duluth and Superior- Thank You David Buccolo

Yesterday and today I drew the Soo Line Twin Ports SW9 switchers, SW9 #2118 "Duluth" and SW9 #2119 Superior. Upon posting Soo SW9 #2118 I learned that David Buccolo was the Soo Line terminal Supt in Duluth Superior and worked on this project. Thank you so much, David, for your great work in helping to make these classic locomotives a reality. 

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Saturday, November 10, 2018

Seaboard Air Line Train With Interchange For Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac

This Seaboard Air Line train carries freight for interchange with the Richmond Fredericksburg and Potomac, with an ultimate destination for the Pennsylvania Railroad.  

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

A Penn Central Train Heads Towards Chicago

This Penn Central train carries carloads headed west for interchange with Burlington Northern and Soo Line at Chicago.

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

The Wabash Banner Blue at Dearborn Street Station, Chicago

The Wabash Banner Blue heads from Dearborn Street Station in Chicago to St. Louis Union Station. As the train leaves the train shed from Dearborn Street, we see the signature Lee Overalls sign in the distance.  

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Monday, November 5, 2018

A Union Pacific Lumber Train at Dunsmuir

This Union Pacific train heads south at Dunsmuir with carloads of lumber.  Lumber carried by Union Pacific helps build our homes, schools and offices.

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Indiana Railroad Locomotive Drawings by Andy Fletcher

Indiana Rail Road is an ASLRRA member railroad that provides first mile/last mile rail service in Indiana an Illinois.  Indiana Rail Road also teams up to provide intermodal service between Prince Rupert Port and Indianapolis with Canadian National.

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Sunday, November 4, 2018

A Lackawanna Train at Scranton

This Lackawanna train heads from Scranton to Buffalo.  Lackawanna was known as the "Route of Phoebe Snow."

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Saturday, November 3, 2018

New York Central Locomotives Await Their Trains at Detroit

These New York Central locomotives prepare to lead their trains at Detroit.  New York Central connected the Midwest with the Great Lakes Region and the Midwest.

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