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10/17/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:G. R. Harper
Dates:7/22/2017 - 7/17/2017
Album Info:NS research train spent a weekend in Lynchburg. It and many other trains it shared space with pictured.
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Fronts of Amtrak unit used on the Roanoke qualifying train and the NS unit on the research train at rest for the weekend at Kemper St. Station Yard
Title:  Fronts of Amtrak unit used on the Roanoke qualifying train and the NS unit on the research train at rest for the weekend at Kemper St. Station Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/21/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 3:54:48 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  AMTK 189(P42DC) NS 6784(SD60M)
Views:  58   Comments: 0
3/4 view of Amtrak test train and NS Research train
Title:  3/4 view of Amtrak test train and NS Research train
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/21/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 3:56:53 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  AMTK 189(P42DC) NS 6784(SD60M)
Views:  63   Comments: 0
Amtrak test train and NS research train at Kemper St.
Title:  Amtrak test train and NS research train at Kemper St.
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/21/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 3:58:11 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  AMTK 189(P42DC) NS 6784(SD60M)
Views:  69   Comments: 0
NS research "critter" #34
Title:  NS research "critter" #34
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/21/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:00:10 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  273   Comments: 1
Rears of NS research train and Amtrak Roanoke test train
Title:  Rears of NS research train and Amtrak Roanoke test train
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/21/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:01:49 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  62   Comments: 0
Four passenger-carrying trains in one place at Kemper Street Station
Title:  Four passenger-carrying trains in one place at Kemper Street Station
Description:  Amtrak Roanoke crew-qualifying train, NS research train, Lynchburg Regional and a slightly tardy Crescent Saturday morning, July 22.
Photo Date:  7/22/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:03:37 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  AMTK 189(P42DC) NS 6784(SD60M) AMTK 152(P42DC) AMTK 124(P42DC)
Views:  126   Comments: 1
Activity at Kemper Street Monday morning, July 24.
Title:  Activity at Kemper Street Monday morning, July 24.
Description:  connecting bus from Roanoke arrives with passengers for the Regional train (right). Amtrak Roanoke test train and NS research train make preparations to leave.
Photo Date:  7/17/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:11:13 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  AMTK 189(P42DC) NS 6784(SD60M) AMTK 171(P42DC)
Views:  62   Comments: 0
Busy scene at Kemper Street station.  Fuel truck has finished fueling the Amtrak test train
Title:  Busy scene at Kemper Street station. Fuel truck has finished fueling the Amtrak test train
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:13:54 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 189(P42DC) NS 6784(SD60M) AMTK 171(P42DC)
Views:  75   Comments: 0
Trainman on Lynchburg Regional throws mainline switch to allow Lynchburg Regional to leave its storage track
Title:  Trainman on Lynchburg Regional throws mainline switch to allow Lynchburg Regional to leave its storage track
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:16:07 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  66   Comments: 0
Lynchburg Regional pulls out of its storage track before making its back-up move to the station
Title:  Lynchburg Regional pulls out of its storage track before making its back-up move to the station
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:18:14 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  AMTK 171(P42DC)
Views:  70   Comments: 0
Lynchburg Regional (AMTK tr. 176) board passengers
Title:  Lynchburg Regional (AMTK tr. 176) board passengers
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:22:29 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  AMTK 171(P42DC)
Views:  72   Comments: 0
Lynburg Regional in the background boarding passengers.  Amtrak Roanoke test train and NS research train in foreground
Title:  Lynburg Regional in the background boarding passengers. Amtrak Roanoke test train and NS research train in foreground
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:24:07 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 198(P42DC) NS 6784(SD60M) AMTK 171(P42DC)
Views:  87   Comments: 0
Right behind the Lynchburg Regional was Amtrak #20, the Crescent, making its stop at Lynchburg
Title:  Right behind the Lynchburg Regional was Amtrak #20, the Crescent, making its stop at Lynchburg
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/17/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:27:18 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  41   Comments: 0
Amtrak Crescent leave Lynchburg
Title:  Amtrak Crescent leave Lynchburg
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:29:45 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 198(P42DC) AMTK 164(P42DC) NS 6784(SD60M)
Views:  54   Comments: 0
NS train 290 barrels north past Kemper St
Title:  NS train 290 barrels north past Kemper St
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:31:55 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  48   Comments: 0
Trainman lines the "middle" switch in the yard at Kemper St.
Title:  Trainman lines the "middle" switch in the yard at Kemper St.
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:33:49 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  63   Comments: 0
Amtrak Roanoke test train leaves the yard and enters the main line
Title:  Amtrak Roanoke test train leaves the yard and enters the main line
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:36:46 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 198(P42DC)
Views:  69   Comments: 0
Amtrak Roanoke Test train reverses from Kemper Street to Montview Yard where it will continue on to Roanoke
Title:  Amtrak Roanoke Test train reverses from Kemper Street to Montview Yard where it will continue on to Roanoke
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:38:46 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6784(SD60M) AMTK 198(P42DC)
Views:  45   Comments: 0
NS train 12R heads north. Craddock-Terry "West End" factory, c. 1905, in background.
Title:  NS train 12R heads north. Craddock-Terry "West End" factory, c. 1905, in background.
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:40:52 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6784(SD60M) NS 8937(C40-9W)
Views:  65   Comments: 0
NS train 13R passes by to the south
Title:  NS train 13R passes by to the south
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:43:31 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Locomotives:  NS 9835(C40-9W)
Views:  61   Comments: 0
DODX 39488 with load on NS train 13R
Title:  DODX 39488 with load on NS train 13R
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:46:52 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
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Views:  101   Comments: 0
Yard job PM01 drifts past the research train
Title:  Yard job PM01 drifts past the research train
Description:  The Research train remained behind well after the other trains had left. It appears the batteries on the 6784 were dead and the PM01 yard job was dispatched to jump start the unit!!!
Photo Date:  7/24/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:55:37 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7767(ES44AC)
Views:  53   Comments: 0
PM01 yard job pulls up along side the disabled NS research train
Title:  PM01 yard job pulls up along side the disabled NS research train
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:54:48 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6784(SD60M) UP 7767(ES44AC)
Views:  67   Comments: 1
NS 9808 prepares to jump start NS 6784 on the research train
Title:  NS 9808 prepares to jump start NS 6784 on the research train
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 4:59:51 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9808(C40-9W) UP 7767(ES44AC)
Views:  60   Comments: 0
NS research train (NS 904 once it got under way) and PM01 yard job in the Amtrak yard at Kemper Street
Title:  NS research train (NS 904 once it got under way) and PM01 yard job in the Amtrak yard at Kemper Street
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 5:01:25 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7767(ES44AC)
Views:  56   Comments: 0
NS research train and PM01 yard job side by side
Title:  NS research train and PM01 yard job side by side
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 5:03:42 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7767(ES44AC)
Views:  52   Comments: 0
NS 9808 on the PM01 yard job with jumper cables attached to NS 6784 on the NS research train (904).  Kemper Street station looms in the background.
Title:  NS 9808 on the PM01 yard job with jumper cables attached to NS 6784 on the NS research train (904). Kemper Street station looms in the background.
Description:  And this was it for me. Hot sweaty smelly. I did not stick around to see either leave. Research train eventually went north as NS train 904.
Photo Date:  7/24/2017  Upload Date: 7/24/2017 5:07:23 PM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9808(C40-9W) NS 6784(SD60M)
Views:  73   Comments: 0


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