RailPictures.Net Photo: AMTK 66 Amtrak GE P42DC at Jackson, Mississippi by David Stewart
 
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Amtrak (more..)
GE P42DC (more..)
Switch Tender Jct (more..)
Jackson, Mississippi, USA (more..)
December 19, 2012
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AMTK 66 (more..)
59 (more..)
David Stewart (more..)
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Amtrak's City of New Orleans eases into Switch Tender Jct in Jackson, Miss. after departing the station just out of sight. The eastbound KCS train in the distance will wait a little while longer as the engine crew on board AMTK train 59 and a CN Road Foreman of Engines places a worn out ex LMS CW40-8 in the lead due to loading issues with P42 66. Switch Tender will soon lose it's reputation as being an all manual junction between the IC/CN and KCS. New signals are seen in this view along with the Switch Tender himself who wasn't too thrilled about the idea.
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