MNRR: A Couple of Days in January, 2006

 

January 4

 

1 4 06kfyard01January 4, 2006 finds Modoc Northern's 1011 and leased Union Pacific C40-8 no. 9212 with a train in UP's Klamath Falls, Oregon yard.
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1 4 06kfyard02I didn't have time to chase it that day.

 

January 5

1 5 06Stronghold1The next day, I took a drive south and found the power units heading west at Stronghold, CA
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1 5 06Stronghold2Crossing the BNSF diamond at Stronghold
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1 5 06WinemaA little while later, I was waiting for them in Tule Lake yard. Their headlight is visible in the distance as MN's multi-purpose MOW vehicle "The Beast" occupies the main track in the yard.
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1 5 06FalveyRdStill later, I was waiting for them on the hill at Falvey Road in Merrill. They had picked up a covered hopper and a boxcar in Tulelake to take to the UP yard in Klamath Falls.
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1 5 06WashburnLater in the day, they picked up a boxcar at TPL Enterprises, adjacent to Washburn Way.
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1 5 06KFYnight

 

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