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    From a mechanical point of view, any and every...

    From a mechanical point of view, any and every GE.
    From a railfan's point of view, anything with that ugly cab that you find on Green Goats, MKOs, MPIs, and a few others with those gigantic windows...
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    Hated Locomotive?

    If you hate any locomotive(s?) for any reason, post your rantings here!;)
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    Better.

    Now those look like american locos right there! I just always think of some metro "passenger box" when I think of electric. But those you showed me look like they actually have "grunt" to them!:D
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    The nose

    The nose, in my oppinion, makes a locomotive look american!;)
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    #52

    We may take 2-6-0 #52 along with that!:cool:
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    Just the design.

    Alright, If you could make something that just looks like a Dash 8, Geep, etc. with a pantograph and a good ol' American Air Horn, I'd be fine with it. But I just like a locomotive with a "Grunt"...
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    I'm for NS

    One more reason why I'd rather work for Norfolk Southern. :cool:
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    I might be driving that behemoth!

    I just might be driving that behemoth!:cool: I am a conductor there and maybe soon an engineer.
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    I'm tryin'

    Alright, I'm tryin'... I just didn't like the idea of depending on an overhead wire. Just seems fragile.
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    WP&Y future restoraions

    There is a big effort in East Tennessee to get WP&Y #195 out of Skagaway and restore her. They are planning to put her in the Doe River Gorge. I kinda like this plan since I work there, if it works...
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    No interest

    I never really had an interest in electrics anyway. But if you could give them a good grunt-like nature to them, I'd be glad to accept them. There was a concept electric in the 1970's that EMD made...
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    Out of the mouth of a Narrow Gauge man

    Well, then again, I'm mostly a narrow-gauge D&RGW-type man with conservative tastes. So, It's no-wonder I don't really like electrics. I'm just the kinda guy who likes the type of locomotive that has...
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    #195.... reminds me

    This situation kinda reminds me of the struggle we are in trying to get WP&Y #195 out of Skagaway.
  14. Looks kinda good on it

    I don't know about you, but the warbonnet looks kinda good on the Nohab.:cool:
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    ARE YOU SERIOUSLY CONSIDERING PULLING FREIGHT WITH BOXES WITH BYCICLE HORNS!!!!

    NO!!! I don't want to see silent boxes with little bycicle horns dominating the mountains!!!!!!!!:'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'(:sleep: I am all Steam and Diesel!!!! Electrics just don't sound...
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    CSX Coal Trains

    On the Blue Ridge Subdivision (The old Clinchfield) they now usually have 2 ES44AHs in front and 1 in the back, I can hardly see anything else along that line nowadays!:(
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    Ho Scale...

    My first real (non-Trainz) layout was a scrappy, but crowded HO scale layout on a few wooden slabs in my living-room that I put together when I was 5 years old in 1997...

    It had:
    2 Amtrak F40PHs...
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    History

    Up untill just now, only steam locomotives ran on the old ET&WNC. They have plans to bring #12 on the line for a weekend in 2017 for her 100th birthday.:D
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    CWCY

    I've heard reports that the Caldwell County Railroad has plans to start running container trains out of Hickory, NC,through Hudson, NC, and finally into Whitnell. That is, if they can compete with...
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    DRRR 3ft Guage steamer

    The Doe River railroad sure could use a steam locomotive, it would be awesome to see steam on the old ET&WNC again!:cool:
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    WNC Yards

    My town, Lenoir used to have a yard up untill the 1970s, it had 7 tracks (Nothing Special). Now it has only 3 abandoned tracks, including the line that went through here:'( ! Now the nearest yard I...
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    PRR

    I guess the locomotives that are under Conrail have "PRR" under their numbers for Norfolk Southern, I've been seeing quite a few down here in NC though. Alot of D8-40CWs & SD40-2s
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    SP?

    Hope yall' don't mind all my questions, but did Southern Pacific have a website also?
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    www.conrail.com? in 1999

    Did Conrail have a website in the 90's? If it did, it sure must be long gone!
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    Wish I were there

    MAN I wish that there was something like this in Western North Carolina!
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