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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-02-2008, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Golf Bravo
Smile Anatomy (or maybe astronomy) help needed

Screeners like to joke sometimes. I liked this reason for rejection: "The image is backlit or doesn't feature enough nose light on the subject."

Now take a look at the picture...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 10-28-2005, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,033
Posted By Golf Bravo
These locos were not in use for at least 5 years,...

These locos were not in use for at least 5 years, some more. They stood for years in the scrap yard. So they were replace years ago by the strong Alstom JT42CW (Co-Co, 3,000hp).
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 10-27-2005, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,033
Posted By Golf Bravo
I don't think they will stay in the US for long....

I don't think they will stay in the US for long. After being rebuilt they will probably head to Mexico or South America or to East Asia. In those areas G12s are still popular.
Israel Railways still...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 10-25-2005, 12:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,033
Posted By Golf Bravo
The locomotives are in the USA!!!

I got a message that the six Israeli locomotives were spotted on the dock at the Port of Houston on October 20th. Unfortunately, there are no photos yet.
From Houston the locos will be making their...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 09-15-2005, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,033
Posted By Golf Bravo
The locomotives are arriving!

MV Tracer with the Israeli locomotive is due at the Port of Houston on or about 5th of October.

I would appreciate anyone who could take a shot or two of these locomotives on US soil.
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 08-27-2005, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,033
Posted By Golf Bravo
A request: Railfans Forums in Texas/Houston

I would be much obliged if you recommend other railfans forums from the Texas or Houston area.

I'm still looking for someone who could take pictures of the locomotives arriving to Houston Port.
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Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 08-24-2005, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,033
Posted By Golf Bravo
251 loaded

For a photo (by Dr. E. Reiter) of 251 being loaded to the ship in Ashdod Port, Israel, (August 17, 2005) follow this link:
http://img2.tapuz.co.il/forums/59924154.jpg
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 08-23-2005, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,033
Posted By Golf Bravo
As I wrote, all of them were stranded in the...

As I wrote, all of them were stranded in the Sinai desert in June, 1967. Currently, I have no information about the lines they operated on.
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 08-22-2005, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,033
Posted By Golf Bravo
Interesting

The story of some of Israeli locomotives on route to the US is no less strange. Four of them: 127, 128, 129 and 251 started their career in the service of Egyptian Railways, and served there until...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 08-21-2005, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,033
Posted By Golf Bravo
Thank you

I will try to check with my sources what is the final destination of these locos.
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 08-21-2005, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,033
Posted By Golf Bravo
Israeli Locomotives exported to Texas

On the 18th of August the ship M.V. Tracer left Ashdod port in Israel bound for NRE plant in Houston(?) Texas with SIX old locomotives onboard.
Their numbers in Israel Railway service were: 104,...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-17-2005, 05:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,323
Posted By Golf Bravo
Bad Angle!

What is a good angle for these Little Giants?
I would appreciate your comments.
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=84039

this was also rejected for "bad angle" :...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 01-09-2005, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,844
Posted By Golf Bravo
Sorry, Bad Cropping, again...

Bad cropping? Will good cropping save this picture. Please give me a hint.

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=81860
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