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E.M. Bell
11-25-2003, 02:07 AM
The story was told in the email I sent Saturday evening...so, here are the pics of the "hot" NS 168, plus a few others from the day...

http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=40349 Alttona rebuilt GP38-2 on T-19 at Lawrenceburg
http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=40350 NS 111 at Lawrenceburg
http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=40352 A CR Dash-8 and a NS GP38-2 at Lawrenceburg

http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=40355 168 leaves Lawrenceburg as Bud Garrison watches
http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=40356 168 rolls through Avenstoke, running for the hill at Waddy
http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=40361 168 heads in at Waddy with the stack blazing
http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=40359 Fire!!
http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=40360 168 struggles through the siding at Waddy, still flaming..

Enjoy!

Guilford350
11-25-2003, 02:31 AM
Ah, Nice! :D :) Excellent photos as usual!

My favorite: http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=40359 Anyone up for some S'mores? :lol:

iCe
11-25-2003, 03:52 AM
Ah, Nice! :D :) Excellent photos as usual!

My favorite: http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=40359 Anyone up for some S'mores? :lol:

My favorite, too! :)

crazytrain
11-25-2003, 07:53 PM
Those are some very incredible pictures, kd4jsl! Was the GE flaming like that constantly? Or was it on and off?

It looks like the older GE's are going to end up becoming famous for shooting flames like the Alco's where famous for smoking it up! They seem to put on quite a show!