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I Kept My Promise!!!

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posted on Dec, 27 2006 @ 08:45 PM
I have kept my promise to show you guys and gals any pictures I take. This is the first one in about three weeks that I have been able to take. I will start off by saying there will be many more to come in the following days and weeks.

This one is of Westbound empty coal E606-27 with CSXT 225 on Number 1 Main just coming under the W.V. Route 94 underpass ab about 2:45 P. M.

[edit on 12/27/2006 by gimmefootball400]

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posted on Dec, 28 2006 @ 12:16 PM
All Aboard...

So, tell me, have you been riding the rails again? I have another question if that’s okay? Do you set up an elaborate train set around your Christmas tree every year? My father in law does, and it takes up the entire living room, and goes into the dining room and takes that whole area up too. The kids always loved playing with Grandpas trains.

posted on Dec, 28 2006 @ 12:20 PM
Trains huh?


Now I guess I can post here

posted on Dec, 28 2006 @ 12:28 PM
Roso... shoot that's what I came here for.. so I could post at YCOPI...I forgot what I was doing again
You beat me to it!

[edit on 12/28/2006 by jensouth31]

posted on Dec, 30 2006 @ 10:02 AM
Actually, no I haven't been riding the rails again but I did have a 'few' extra trains roll by here for about a month. I have never set anything up going around the CHristmas tree.

I got a few more that I will post in the next few days as I get them done. Especially, with the way I caught the E606-28 and train #50 (Amtrak's eastbound Cardinal)going by here yesterday.

[edit on 12/30/2006 by gimmefootball400]

posted on Jan, 2 2007 @ 10:12 AM
Here's more pics!!! These were all taken on Friday.

First train of the morning. E606-28 with 4770 on the point.

Second and last one of the morning, Amtrak #50. (with sequence)

posted on Jan, 2 2007 @ 06:54 PM
They're some cool pics just from an artistic view, do you mind if I ask why you seem to like trains so much?
Is it because you live right next to the tracks or something???

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posted on Jan, 2 2007 @ 07:41 PM
Great pics gimmy!

Thanks for sharing,

posted on Jan, 3 2007 @ 07:19 AM
Is this blood Splatter, I hope it was only a Dear or something...

posted on Jan, 3 2007 @ 12:08 PM
Holy crap Chris i didn't even notice that!!!!

posted on Jan, 3 2007 @ 04:51 PM

Originally posted by chris01621
Is this blood Splatter, I hope it was only a Dear or something...

To be honest with you Chris, my dad was the same way when he was little. Quite frankly, he's still the same way about them. He's liked trains ever since he was little also.

Holy crapola!! I just noticed that also, which is kind of surprising considered I'm the one that took the picture of the friggin' thing.
I do hope and pray that it was a deer, and not a person, that met the plow.

posted on Jan, 4 2007 @ 07:11 PM
More additions to the collection.

Head End of N601.

Rear End of same train.

H707-04 bound for Gauley Bridge, W.Va.

This one I took on Saturday.

I took this one a while back.

posted on Jan, 6 2007 @ 05:04 PM
I went out today around noon and sat there for three hours. Guess what went by.............Not a thing!!!

posted on Jan, 11 2007 @ 07:41 PM
Took these two today around two o'clock in the p.m.

H707 CSXT GP38-2 #2760 (Ex-Conrail #8163) going back to South Charleston, W. Va.

Number two of the day.

N797-27 with coal loads bound for the Southeastern United States

Sorry about the long wait folks.

posted on Jan, 30 2007 @ 09:18 AM
Took this one yesterday morning.

Yes it was down right cold too!!! Temperature at the Seven AM hour was 16 degrees f with a windchill of four. 8O

Sorry for the blurriness.

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posted on Apr, 2 2007 @ 05:36 PM
Here's some more new ones to post.

This one was taken about two weeks ago.

G917 heading east on number one main very slowly due to a messed up signal.

This one goes all the way back to March 7 with number 88 on the point of G860 going east.

Yes, there will be more to come in the following weeks!!!

posted on May, 10 2007 @ 05:55 AM
CSXT SD50 (SD50-2?) 8643. 8643 was the last unit that the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway bought.

CSXT SD40 4621 (ex Western Maryland 7596)

Norfolk Southern GP59 4641

Norfolk Southern SD70M-2 2733 switchin' cars.

Yes, 2733 is still under warranty.
Norfolk Southern General Electric D9-40CW (CW40-9)

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posted on May, 10 2007 @ 12:48 PM
I like your pictures gimmefootball400. I think it is nice that you have an interest in locomotives or whatever they are called. I know some people that are buffs and I always woundered why.

I guess you can't judge anothers interest or love because you are not that person and you think differently.

I like that you titled this, "I Kept My Promise!!!" I feel that in this dishonest world we live in, it is releiving to see a person that stands strong against their word.

All the people that have worked with me know that I never lie and always keep my promises. I have no time in my life for B.S. crap! I'm straight forward, because that is the best way to communicate. If you are spending all your time trying to figure out what is true or not, that person is not even worth talking to. Arguing is counterproductive and I never engaged in it.

Anyway, it would be nice for you to let us get to know you by telling us how you began your interest in locomotives if you remember.

posted on May, 16 2007 @ 06:05 AM
More pics!!
These were taken on Sunday and Monday the 14th.
U740 with 150 cars and 476 leading




Q303 on Friday.

Q303 on Monday with CSXT 2497 leading.


G852 with CEFX 3124 leading on Thursday.

posted on May, 19 2007 @ 02:56 PM
New Pics!!!!

G979-17 at 13:03 in the afternoon.

Q302 with the #2 on the point at 13:58

These were on the same train as above and they surprised me.

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