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10/17/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:G. R. Harper
Dates:5/9/2016 - 5/22/2016
Album Info:A few photos of private cars that were brought to Lynchburg for disposition following the 611 trips out of Roanoke May 7 and 8.
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NS 5259 cuts away from three private cars delivered to the Amtrak yard at Kemper Street Station
Title:  NS 5259 cuts away from three private cars delivered to the Amtrak yard at Kemper Street Station
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Photo Date:  5/9/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 6:29:19 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  NS 5259(GP38-2)
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NS 5259 drifts south after delivering five private cars which had been used on the 611 excursions out of Roanoke the weekend before
Title:  NS 5259 drifts south after delivering five private cars which had been used on the 611 excursions out of Roanoke the weekend before
Description:  The other two cars are just barely visible at the end of the middle track
Photo Date:  5/9/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 6:29:59 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  NS 5259(GP38-2)
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Preparing to water the Dearing
Title:  Preparing to water the Dearing
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Photo Date:  5/9/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 6:30:33 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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The Dearing gets watered
Title:  The Dearing gets watered
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Photo Date:  5/9/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 6:30:54 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Watering the Berlin
Title:  Watering the Berlin
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Photo Date:  5/9/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 6:31:18 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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The Berlin's water tank replenished
Title:  The Berlin's water tank replenished
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Photo Date:  5/9/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 6:31:54 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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AMTK 800862, aka, Milwaukee Road "Super Dome", at the end of the Amtrak servicing track at Kemper St. Station
Title:  AMTK 800862, aka, Milwaukee Road "Super Dome", at the end of the Amtrak servicing track at Kemper St. Station
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Photo Date:  5/9/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 6:32:15 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Milwaukee Road "Super Dome" looking south
Title:  Milwaukee Road "Super Dome" looking south
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Photo Date:  5/9/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 6:35:22 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Wisconsin at south end of Amtrak storage track at Kemper Street Station
Title:  Wisconsin at south end of Amtrak storage track at Kemper Street Station
Description:  These tow cars left Lynchburg on the rear of the Lynchburg Regional, Train #176, the next morning.
Photo Date:  5/9/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 6:35:42 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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A little off topic, but while preparing to shoot the three private cars in the sun, NS train 36Q went by.  I have never seen such a colorful, bright and un-vandalized freight car before!
Title:  A little off topic, but while preparing to shoot the three private cars in the sun, NS train 36Q went by. I have never seen such a colorful, bright and un-vandalized freight car before!
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Photo Date:  5/13/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 6:56:16 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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The Dearing in full sun sitting in the Amtrak yard at Kemper Street Station
Title:  The Dearing in full sun sitting in the Amtrak yard at Kemper Street Station
Description:  One utility pole shadow ruined the shot.
Photo Date:  5/13/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 7:05:53 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Obs end of the Dearing in the sun at Kemper St. Station
Title:  Obs end of the Dearing in the sun at Kemper St. Station
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Photo Date:  5/13/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 7:46:42 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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A little off topic, but here is a picture of the Dearing in action on the rear of the 611 Roanoke-Lynchburg excursion May 7.
Title:  A little off topic, but here is a picture of the Dearing in action on the rear of the 611 Roanoke-Lynchburg excursion May 7.
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Photo Date:  5/7/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 7:55:01 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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The Berlin in the sun at Kemper St. Station
Title:  The Berlin in the sun at Kemper St. Station
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Photo Date:  5/13/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 7:47:04 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Prairie View in the sun at Kemper St. Station
Title:  Prairie View in the sun at Kemper St. Station
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Photo Date:  5/13/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 7:47:23 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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All three cars on hold at Kemper St. Station
Title:  All three cars on hold at Kemper St. Station
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Photo Date:  5/13/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 7:47:40 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Lynchburg Regional backs toward the three private cars.  The Prairie View needs to be set onto the Regional's servicing track and will go north with the train in the morning
Title:  Lynchburg Regional backs toward the three private cars. The Prairie View needs to be set onto the Regional's servicing track and will go north with the train in the morning
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Photo Date:  5/21/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 7:56:50 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Coupling is made.  Train will pull forward then will back the Prairie View into the Regional's storage track
Title:  Coupling is made. Train will pull forward then will back the Prairie View into the Regional's storage track
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Photo Date:  5/21/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 7:57:13 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Prairie View in place on the storage/servicing track at Kemper St. Station.  NS 212 drifts by.
Title:  Prairie View in place on the storage/servicing track at Kemper St. Station. NS 212 drifts by.
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Photo Date:  5/21/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 7:57:48 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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The Prairie View safely spotted, the Lynchburg Regional pulls forward to set the Berlin and Dearing back onto the stub tracks
Title:  The Prairie View safely spotted, the Lynchburg Regional pulls forward to set the Berlin and Dearing back onto the stub tracks
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Photo Date:  5/21/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 7:58:09 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Prairie View awaits its morning departure on Train 156 out of Lynchburg
Title:  Prairie View awaits its morning departure on Train 156 out of Lynchburg
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Photo Date:  5/21/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 8:09:24 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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The same procedure was followed the next night to get the Berlin in place for movement on Monday morning.
Title:  The same procedure was followed the next night to get the Berlin in place for movement on Monday morning.
Description:  On Tuesday morning the Dearing left town. Regrettably, I have no images of that move.
Photo Date:  5/22/2016  Upload Date: 5/24/2016 8:17:28 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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