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Re: Chili Junction 2015
 
« Reply #40 on: May 14th, 2015, 8:02pm »
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After Track #2 was clear again, the eastbound auto rack freight resumed its journey:
 

 
 
 

 
It also 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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Re: Chili Junction 2015
 
« Reply #41 on: May 14th, 2015, 8:05pm »
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Finally, Amtrak's westbound Empire Service passed the parked westbound train:
 

 
The Amtrak engine looked it had been hit by something, too:
 

 
Moving over to Track #1 west of Attridge Road:
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 5/2/2105 in Riga, NY. I think my next visit to Chili Junction will be later this month.


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Re: Chili Junction 2015
 
« Reply #42 on: Jun 7th, 2015, 7:56pm »
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I managed to squeeze in two visits before the end of last month. The first of them came right on the heels of returning from a business trip. Catching a westbound coming off the West Shore Sub was exactly what I needed:
 

 
 
 

 
CSX moved the train over from Track #1 to track #1 when it entered the ROchester Sub:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 5/29/2015 at MP 832/Attridge Road in Riga, NY.  
 


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« Reply #43 on: Jun 7th, 2015, 7:59pm »
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Shortly afterward, a CSX MOW train parked on the siding under the State Route 259 Bridge:  
 

 
CSX also sent out this hi-rail MOW truck tp check the tracks:
 

 
The driver pulled the truck off the tracks at the crossing:
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 5/29/2015 at MP 832/Attridge Road in Riga, NY.  


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Re: Chili Junction 2015
 
« Reply #44 on: Jun 7th, 2015, 8:02pm »
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Another hi-rail MOW truck arrived just as a westbound CSX auto rack freight came off the West Shore Sub:  
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
this train also moved over from Track #2 to Track #1 on the ROchester Sub:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 5/29/2015 at MP 832/Attridge Road in Riga, NY.


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« Reply #45 on: Jun 7th, 2015, 8:06pm »
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The third westbound train of the afternoon/evening was Amtrak's westbound Empire Service:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 5/29/2015 at MP 832/Attridge Road in Riga, NY.


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« Reply #46 on: Jun 7th, 2015, 8:09pm »
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This eastbound CSX mixed freight was led by a CSX ACC44CW:
 

 
 
 
 

 
The third unit was a GP15T:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 5/29/2015 at MP 832/Attridge Road in Riga, NY.


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Re: Chili Junction 2015
 
« Reply #47 on: Jun 7th, 2015, 8:13pm »
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This eastbound CSX intermodal was led by an ES44DC:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 5/29/2015 at MP 832/Attridge Road in Riga, NY.


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« Reply #48 on: Jun 7th, 2015, 8:16pm »
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Joint CSX/UP unit train L091 comes offthe West Shore Sub at Chili Junction, with pure UP power:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 5/29/2015 at MP 832/Attridge Road in Riga, NY.  
 


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« Reply #49 on: Jun 7th, 2015, 8:21pm »
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The following evening was rather unsettled, clouds were building as this westbound intermodal arrived:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 5/30/2015 at MP 832/Attridge Road in Riga, NY.


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« Reply #50 on: Jun 7th, 2015, 8:32pm »
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i was hearing distant thunder in two directions when this eastbound mixed freight arrived- don't be fooled by sunlight reflecting off the shiny new paint!  
 
 

 
 
 

 
Note the CSX "heritage" unit trailing:  
 

 
CSX routed the train down the West Shore Sub:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 5/30/2015 at MP 832/Attridge Road in Riga, NY.  
 
 


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« Reply #51 on: Jun 7th, 2015, 8:36pm »
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As this westbound mixed freight passed, the storm to the southeast grew in intensity:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 5/30/2015 at MP 832/Attridge Road in Riga, NY.


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« Reply #52 on: Jun 7th, 2015, 8:38pm »
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I was becoming very concerned about the weather as Amtrak's westbound Empire Service passed:
 

 
 
 

 
MOW equipment under storm skies:
 

 
 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 5/30/2015 at MP 832/Attridge Road in Riga, NY.  
 


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« Reply #53 on: Jun 7th, 2015, 8:41pm »
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A westbound mixed freight with a CSX SD40-3 leader arrived as the weather continued to worsen:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 5/30/2015 at MP 832/Attridge Road in Riga, NY.


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« Reply #54 on: Jun 7th, 2015, 8:43pm »
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The storm to my east was severe and it had what appears to be a funnel cloud!  
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 5/30/2015 at MP 832/Attridge Road in Riga, NY. Thankfully, there was no tornado touchdown.


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« Reply #55 on: Jun 7th, 2015, 8:48pm »
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The storm did not cross over me, and the sun came out as this eastbound CSX mixed freight (with SD50s for power) passed:
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 

 
 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 5/30/2015 at MP 832/Attridge Road in Riga, NY. The next trip was more peaceful, and I hope to share those photos soon.  


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« Reply #56 on: Jun 10th, 2015, 8:00pm »
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My first trip to Chili Junction this month fared much better- bright sunshine for the entire visit. it began with this eastbound auto rack freight on Track #2:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 6/62015 at MP 382/Attridge Road in Riga, NY.


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« Reply #57 on: Jun 10th, 2015, 8:02pm »
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The next train was a westbound intermodal with a pair of NS units for power:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 6/6/2015 at Chili Junction in Riga, NY.


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« Reply #58 on: Jun 10th, 2015, 8:06pm »
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Amtrak's westbound Empire Service had the same dinged locomotive I saw last month:  
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
All photos in the post were taken by me on Saturday 6/6/2015 at MP 382 in Riga, NY.  
 
 


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« Reply #59 on: Jun 10th, 2015, 8:08pm »
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This ieastbound mixed freight had an SD50-2 and a standard cab Dash 8 for power:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Saturday 6/62015 at the Attridge ROad corssing in Riga, NY.  
 


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