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Re: Chili Junction 2015
 
« Reply #20 on: May 5th, 2015, 8:55pm »
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My next visit was over a month after after that damp late winter day, with much better weather.  The first sighting was a westbpund CSX intermodal with standard cab Dash-8s for power:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 4/18/2015 in Riga, NY.  
 
 


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« Reply #21 on: May 5th, 2015, 8:59pm »
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The 2nd train was an eastbound CSX auto rack freight with an SD40-2 as the trailing power:
 

 
 
 

 
It went down the West Shore Sub:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 4/18/2015 in Riga, NY.  
 
 
 
 
 


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Re: Chili Junction 2015
 
« Reply #22 on: May 5th, 2015, 9:01pm »
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The 3rd train of the afternoon/evening was also a westbound CSX intermodal:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 4/18/2015 in Riga, NY.


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« Reply #23 on: May 5th, 2015, 9:03pm »
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The 4th train was Amtrak's westbound Empire Service:
 

 
Note the eastbound train in the distance:
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 4/18/2015 in Riga, NY at MP 382/Attridge Road.  
 
 


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« Reply #24 on: May 5th, 2015, 9:07pm »
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The eastbound mixed freight has a leased SD40-2 in the power mix, and a coil car, too. It also went down the West Shore Sub:  
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 4/18/2015 at MP 382/Attridge Road in Riga, NY.


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« Reply #25 on: May 5th, 2015, 9:09pm »
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This eastbound intermodal stayed on the Water Level Route:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 4/18/2015 in Riga, NY.


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« Reply #26 on: May 5th, 2015, 9:11pm »
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The seventh train of the afternoon/evening was also a westbound CSX intermodal:  
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 4/18/2015 in Riga, NY.


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« Reply #27 on: May 5th, 2015, 9:14pm »
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The final train for this outing had another standard cab EMD, a special training car and went down the West Shore Sub:
 

 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 4/18/2015 in Riga, NY at MP 382/Attridge Road.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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Re: Chili Junction 2015
 
« Reply #28 on: May 5th, 2015, 9:17pm »
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One week later, the outing began with a westbound CSX auto rack freight:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 4/25/2015 in Riga, NY.


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Re: Chili Junction 2015
 
« Reply #29 on: May 5th, 2015, 9:18pm »
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Sighting #2 was a westbound CSX intermodal:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 4/25/2015 in Riga, NY at MP 382/Attridge Road.


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« Reply #30 on: May 5th, 2015, 9:22pm »
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This eastbound CSX mixed freight had a pair of SD40-2s in the power mix, a trailing UP widecab and went down the West Shore Sub:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 4/25/2015 in Riga, NY.  
 
 
 
 


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« Reply #31 on: May 5th, 2015, 9:24pm »
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Amtrak's westbound Empire Service made a belated appearance:
 

 
 
 

 
Both photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 4/25/2015 in Riga, NY at MP 382/Attridge Road.  


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Re: Chili Junction 2015
 
« Reply #32 on: May 5th, 2015, 9:25pm »
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Tjis eastbound unit tank train had a trio of BNSF units for power:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 4/25/2015 in Riga, NY.


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« Reply #33 on: May 5th, 2015, 9:28pm »
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The 6th sighting was a westbound mixed freight:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 4/25/2015 in Riga, NY.


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« Reply #34 on: May 5th, 2015, 9:31pm »
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The previous train met an eastbound CSX intermodal west of the signals for MP 382. The intermodal was my final sighting of the evening and it also went down the West Shore Sub:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 4/25/2015 in Riga, NY.  My next outing at Chili Junction had a number of cool meets... but that is another story for another night.


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« Reply #35 on: May 14th, 2015, 7:40pm »
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This month started off well. there was a meet just west of the MP 382 signals whenr I arrived at Chili Junction:
 

 
CSX SD50-2 #2486 was leading an MOW train inthe siding east of the Attridge Road crossing:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post taken by me Saturday 5/2/2015 in Riga, NY.


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« Reply #36 on: May 14th, 2015, 7:47pm »
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After the MOW train cleared, the eastbound intermodal remained parked at the signals:
 

 
CSX sent a truck out to the aprked train, too:
 

 
Menawhile, a westbound CSX mixed freight approached the crossing on Track 1:
 

 
 
 

 
No worries- the westbound train would move over to Track 2!  
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 5/2/2015 in Riga, NY at MP 832/Attridge Road.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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« Reply #37 on: May 14th, 2015, 7:50pm »
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The next westbound intermodal was on Track 2:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 5/2/2015 at Chili Junction in Riga, NY.  
 


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« Reply #38 on: May 14th, 2015, 7:54pm »
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With Track #2 cleared out, the eastbound  CSX intermodal got under way:
 

 
It moved over to Track #2:
 

 
...and then went down the West Shore Sub:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 5/2/2015 in Riga, NY.  


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« Reply #39 on: May 14th, 2015, 7:59pm »
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A short time later, a westbound mixed freight pulled up and stopped just east of Chili Junction:
 

 
At the same time, an eastbound auto rack freight pulled up to the signals and stopped west of MP 382:
 

 
This eastbound intermodal met both trains:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 5/2/2015 in Riga, NY.  
 
  


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