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NS on CSX Trestle Norfolk Southern on CSX rails, friendly rivals seen here sharing the wealth. A loaded NS coal drag heads southeast over CSX's Clinchfield "Copper Creek Viaduct," near Weber City, VA on October 12, 1997. This train had as many helpers as lead units to climb through this grade-filled coal country. Photo by Peter Furnee
Shiny NYS&W F45 Susquehanna F45 3636, replete with ditchlights and a recent wash job, sparkles in the sun at the Ridgefield Park, NJ engine facility on Halloween, October 31, 1997. Photo by Jeffrey A. Lubchansky
LV F-units in Freight United Railroad Historical Society's "Lehigh Valley" F7A's 576 and 578 are seen in the middle of a freight train on October 23, 1997, heading toward its excursion the next day on the Susquehanna. Photo by Vinnie Della Torre
Circus Train with Fall Colors The Ringling Bros, Barnum and Bailey Circus train passes Wright's Mill at West Warren, MA in the midst of stunning fall color, on October 7, 1997 enroute to series of performances at Boston's Fleet Center. Photo by John Mentzer
CP's Biggest Alco CP Rail M640 4744 rests in retirement at CP's St. Luc shop facility in Montreal, Quebec on November 13, 1997. The large "wings" at the back helped to make this one of the first single-prime-mover diesels to achieve 4000 horsepower, surpassed only by EMD's experimental 4200 hp SD45X. Photo by Josh Lubchansky
CSX Freight at Confluence A trio of CSX C40-8W diesels lead a freight around the curve at Confluence, PA on a snowy winter day. Photo by Patrick James Rieger
Chinese 2-8-2 deadheading Valley Railroad 2-8-2 1647 is seen deadheading to Worcester, MA on October 30, 1991. Photo by James Abrams
ATSF "Snoot" at Oak Island A Santa Fe "Snoot" SD40-2 is another one of the many "foreign" visitors to Conrail's Oak Island yard in June 1997. Photo by Jeffrey A. Lubchansky
CSX Coal Train "CSX Southbound 137" is what they call this loaded coal train, seen here passing the Trammel Siding on the old Clinchfield, with the Trammel Tipple is visible in the background. CSX coal trains are labeled by their direction and lead locomotive number on the Clinchfield. Photo by Peter Furnee

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