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Matthew_L
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Foreign Leaders in Buffalo
 
« on: Jul 24th, 2016, 7:32pm »
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No, I'm not talking about heads of state! Both CSX and NS had trains iwith leading units on a recent visit to Buffalo.  
 
The day started out normally, with NS local H42 working at Tifft Street:
 

 
 
 

 
Departing to drop off cars for a couple of customers a few miles to the west:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/15/2016 in Buffalo, NY.  
 


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Re: Foreign Leaders in Buffalo
 
« Reply #1 on: Jul 24th, 2016, 7:35pm »
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Amtrak's eastbound Lake Shore Limited also had itso wne pwer:
 

 
 
 

 
Both photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/15/2016 in Buffalo, NY. It should be noted that Amtrak now runs this train with 1 loco, instead of two.


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Re: Foreign Leaders in Buffalo
 
« Reply #2 on: Jul 24th, 2016, 7:38pm »
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Then the foreign power arrived. Eastound NS snad train 68N (bound for Sayre, PA) had a BNSF unit leading:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/1/50216 in Buffalo, NY.  
 


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Re: Foreign Leaders in Buffalo
 
« Reply #3 on: Jul 24th, 2016, 7:41pm »
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After 68N departed, I moved over to GB Diamond/Lake Avenue. NS H42 returned as a light engine move:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/15/2016 in Blasdell, NY.  
 


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Re: Foreign Leaders in Buffalo
 
« Reply #4 on: Jul 24th, 2016, 7:49pm »
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CSX often uses SD70MACs to lead their auto rack freights, so it was a pleasant surprise to catch one leading NS 287 westward:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/15/2016 in Blasdell, NY.


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Re: Foreign Leaders in Buffalo
 
« Reply #5 on: Jul 24th, 2016, 7:52pm »
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Uncle Pete made the 1st of several appearances that day- leading NS mixed freight 309 westbound:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
Meanwhile CSX's crossing a few hundred feet to the west was getting busier:
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/15/2016 at Lake Avenue in Blasdell, NY.  


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Re: Foreign Leaders in Buffalo
 
« Reply #6 on: Jul 24th, 2016, 7:57pm »
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Power was normal when I went to CP Draw. A standard CSX SD70MAC led a westbound CSX intermodal, although it did have a BNSF unit in the mix:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/15/2016 in Buffalo, NY.  
 
 
 
 


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Re: Foreign Leaders in Buffalo
 
« Reply #7 on: Jul 24th, 2016, 8:00pm »
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NS intermodal 206 heading eastboun at CP Draw:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/15/2016 in Buffalo, NY.


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Re: Foreign Leaders in Buffalo
 
« Reply #8 on: Jul 24th, 2016, 8:02pm »
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heading back to TIfft Street, this lone GP40-2 was running east on a former Lehigh Vally RR yard track:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/15/2016 in Buffalo, NY.


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Re: Foreign Leaders in Buffalo
 
« Reply #9 on: Jul 24th, 2016, 8:04pm »
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NS14M arrived at Tifft with pure UP power, while a apir of B&P geeps headed down the ofrmer B&O/BR&P:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/15/2016 in Buffalo, NY. When I resume this pictorial, we'll take a look at another busy crossing that had one more set of foreign units.


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Re: Foreign Leaders in Buffalo
 
« Reply #10 on: Jul 25th, 2016, 7:34pm »
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The action at Bayview Road was great. CSX MOW crews had been working there in the morning, so the afternoon was quite busy.  
 
Eastbound CSX intermodal on Track 2:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/15/2016 in Hamburg, NY.


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Re: Foreign Leaders in Buffalo
 
« Reply #11 on: Jul 25th, 2016, 7:37pm »
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NS also made a showing at Bayview Road on the former NKP. Eastbound intermodal 22K:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/15/2016 in Hamburg, NY.  
 


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Re: Foreign Leaders in Buffalo
 
« Reply #12 on: Jul 25th, 2016, 7:39pm »
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Westbpiund NS hopper train 525 had a rather battered SD70 leading:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/15/2016 in Hamburg, NY.


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Re: Foreign Leaders in Buffalo
 
« Reply #13 on: Jul 25th, 2016, 7:42pm »
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Westbound CSX tank train on Track 2:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/15/2016 in Hamburg, NY.


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« Reply #14 on: Jul 25th, 2016, 7:44pm »
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The final foreign power of of the day- a CP unit and CEFX leaser pulling a CSX intermodal/mixed freight on Track 3:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/15/2016 in Hamburg, NY.


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Re: Foreign Leaders in Buffalo
 
« Reply #15 on: Jul 25th, 2016, 7:48pm »
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A standard cab Dash 9 leads an eastbound CSX coal train on Track 2:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/15/2016 in Hamburg, NY.


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« Reply #16 on: Jul 25th, 2016, 7:51pm »
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Westbound CSX intermodal on Track 2 at Bayview Road
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/15/2016 in Hamburg, NY.  


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« Reply #17 on: Jul 25th, 2016, 7:54pm »
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Eastbound CSX intermodal on Track 2:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/15/2016 in Hamburg, NY. Note the big storm in the distance- I'm glad it missed Bayview Road.


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« Reply #18 on: Jul 25th, 2016, 7:57pm »
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Westbound CSX intermodal on Track 2:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 7/15/2016 in Hamburg, NY. That's all, folks!


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