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A Few Recent Westbounds…

June 26, 2010

I’m headed out to a wedding, but I thought I’d post a few recent shots from the Glidden sub.

UP symbol KATCI westbound at MP 21 of the Glidden sub on March 28, 2010

The KATCI is the train that’s nicknamed “the juice train” because it frequently has a head end block of Tropicana reefers, but no juice today.

A QEWWC at the west end of Harlem, MP 30 on the Glidden sub, on Feb. 2, 2009

The QEWWC is a daily mid-afternoon departure from Englewood, which puts it in my neck of the woods in the late afternoon. This train always runs heavy, sometimes over 12,000 tons, making it a regular for DPU locomotives cut in, or on the rear.

DPU power shoving on the above train

It’s not common to see older power like nearly 20-year-old C40-8W 9372 in a DPU set.

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