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Heritage Units: Trailing and DPUs
A showcase of seldom seen photos of heritage units from Amtrak, Union Pacific, and NS where the special engines are not leading.
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Photo ID: 420245

An unusual power combo and consist. 51R is usually a grain train but today it had coal emptys on the front. The standard cab is common power for grain trains but this one had the Reading Heritage ... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C40-9 (Dash 9-40C)
Location: Devon, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8816
Train ID: NS 51R
Photo Date: January 05, 2013


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By: J.B. Lockard

Added: Jan 05, 2013

Views: 1,492
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Photo ID: 418122

NS 430 sits at Pontoon Road, waiting for its call to head south many hours later in the day.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Granite City, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: NS 1057
Train ID: NS 430
Photo Date: December 14, 2012


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By: Pat Scott

Added: Dec 18, 2012

Views: 1,436
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Favorited: 2

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Photo ID: 417640

Two DPUs on NS empty coal train 431 prepare to push northbound out of Granite City. The NKP heritage unit, NS 8100, is the interior DPU. This train actually sported two heritage units: the Nickel ... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Granite City, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8038
Train ID: NS 431
Photo Date: November 25, 2012


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By: Jake B.

Added: Dec 13, 2012

Views: 2,166
Comments: 3

Favorited: 8

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Photo ID: 415972

On a clear and sunny Thanksgiving Day morning, NS 9708 leads UP 8626 and Southern Pacific heritage unit UP 1996. Train 211 is on its way back to Atlanta a day after coming in to NJ. Its a rare sig... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C40-9W (Dash 9-40CW)
Location: Clark, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: NS 9708
Train ID: NS 211
Photo Date: November 22, 2012


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By: Eric Bielen

Added: Nov 25, 2012

Views: 1,490
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Photo ID: 415791

The returning SP Heritage unit was the trailing locomotive on the three-unit consist of NS 211 on Thanksgiving Day as seen with NS C40-9W 9708, UP SD70ACe 8628 and the UP 1996...

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C40-9 (Dash 9-40C)
Location: Cleona, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NS 9708
Train ID: NS 211-H1-22
Photo Date: November 22, 2012


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By: Kevin Burkholder

Added: Nov 22, 2012

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Favorited: 5


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Photo ID: 415750

On Thanksgiving Day, a late Amtrak Coast Starlight train comes flying along the UP Sacramento Subdivision just north of Del Paso. Usually, this train passes through here at night, but do to the de... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Sacramento, California, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 164
Train ID: AMT 11 21
Photo Date: November 22, 2012


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Nov 22, 2012

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Favorited: 4

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Photo ID: 415459

Coming across UP 1982 working as the DPU of a westbound stack train was a nice surprise. Here it's seen resting from its labors as it waits out congestion due to a tie replacement project up ahea... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Silver Creek, Nebraska, USA
Locomotive #: UP 1982
Train ID: IG3OA
Photo Date: November 16, 2012


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By: Bryant Kaden

Added: Nov 19, 2012

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Favorited: 11

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Photo ID: 415445

On a brisk winter morning in Davis, California, Union Pacific 1982 pushes an intermodal train east along the Cal-P corridor. On this section of the line, the tracks pass right through a wildlife r... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Davis, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 1982
Train ID: UP IG3OA 15
Photo Date: November 18, 2012


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Nov 19, 2012

Views: 2,235
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Favorited: 8

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Photo ID: 415143

Luckily, the heritage unit trails. At first, I was a little disappointed that the Penn Central heritage unit (NS 1073) was third out on this loaded grain train. Not long after this shot was... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Centralia, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8000
Train ID: NS 54A
Photo Date: November 17, 2012


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By: Jake B.

Added: Nov 17, 2012

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Photo ID: 414583

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8103
Train ID: NS 83E
Photo Date: November 11, 2012


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By: D.L. Burks

Added: Nov 11, 2012

Views: 2,364
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Favorited: 16


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Photo ID: 407413

Westbound coal empties head over the Meramec River on a late summer afternoon. Soon the trees will be turning color here, but with the brutal summer we have had, that color will probably be brown.... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW-CTE
Location: Jedburgh, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: UP 5759
Train ID: UP CTVNA 27
Photo Date: August 27, 2012


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By: Pat Scott

Added: Aug 27, 2012

Views: 1,350
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Favorited: 2

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Photo ID: 407365

The Operation Lifesaver train flies through East Davis as it makes it's way towards Roseville on the high speed Cal-P corridor. Work crews have been removing the dead grass along the tracks for fi... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Davis, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 7771
Train ID: UP SOARV 19
Photo Date: August 19, 2012


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Aug 27, 2012

Views: 2,276
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Favorited: 5

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Photo ID: 406061

Pick Your Road. Union Pacific 1983 leads the "Family Days" special down the Roseville Subdivision right next to Interstate 80. Often trains will fly by the cars which are stopped due to hea... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Roseville, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 1983
Train ID: UP SRVRV 11
Photo Date: August 11, 2012


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Aug 12, 2012

Views: 3,954
Comments: 1

Favorited: 18

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Photo ID: 385000

On a cold Christmas Night, Amtrak 145 pushes the Auburn bound Capitol Corridor train into its station stop at Davis, CA.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P40DC
Location: Davis, California, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 145
Train ID: AMT 742 25
Photo Date: December 25, 2011


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Dec 26, 2011

Views: 2,041
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Favorited: 5

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Photo ID: 384832

Nice looking all EMD consist cruising through the rolling hills in southwest Kansas. The SP 1996 was a nice added bonus.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70M
Location: Kingsdown, Kansas, USA
Locomotive #: 3963
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 17, 2011


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By: Nathan Zachman

Added: Dec 24, 2011

Views: 1,835
Comments: 1

Favorited: 10
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