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One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« on: Sep 27th, 2016, 8:14pm »
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I managed to squeeze one more trip to greater Buffalo before summer ended, and it was really good. as is so often the case, the day began with a visit to my favorite hot spot- Tifft Street.
 
Eastbound CSX garbage train:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 in Buffalo, NY.  
 
 
 
 


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Re: One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« Reply #1 on: Sep 27th, 2016, 8:17pm »
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The garbage train stopped at the approach to CP Draw, and was joined by an eastbound CSX mixed freight:
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 in Buffalo, NY.


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Re: One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« Reply #2 on: Sep 27th, 2016, 8:20pm »
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While they waited, Amtrak's eastbound #48 Lake Shore Limited spliced in between them:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 in Buffalo, NY. This time was the earliest I'd seen #48 in years- 8:30 AM!


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Re: One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« Reply #3 on: Sep 27th, 2016, 8:25pm »
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Meanwhile, a CSX light engine movement headed west on Lehigh 17, a former yard track:
 

 
 
 

 
The action was relentless in my first hour at Tifft Street. This westbound CSX mixed freight also passed between the parked eastbound freights:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 in Buffalo, NY


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Re: One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« Reply #4 on: Sep 27th, 2016, 8:27pm »
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After the westbound passed, the eastbound CSX garbage train was given permission to depart:
 

 
 
 
 

 
...and then the eastbound CSX mixed freight departed:
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 in Buffalo, NY.


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Re: One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« Reply #5 on: Sep 27th, 2016, 8:31pm »
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NS has trackage rights on the Buffalo Southern RR east of CP Blasdell, which SD40-2 #3561 used to access the NS yard:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 on the Tifft Street bridge in Buffalo, NY.


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Re: One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« Reply #6 on: Sep 27th, 2016, 8:44pm »
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I moved over to GB Diamond around mid-morning. Speaking of Buffalo Southern, westbound NS 309 came off that line at CP Blasdell:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
Passing under the former PRR bridge:
 

 
Clearing the diamond, the defect detectors and Lake Avenue:
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 in Blasdell, NY.  
 


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Re: One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« Reply #7 on: Sep 27th, 2016, 8:48pm »
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Westbound MS mixed freight 309 followed the same pattern:  
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 in Blasdell, NY.


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Re: One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« Reply #8 on: Sep 27th, 2016, 8:54pm »
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A visit to SK yard found a parked NS local (possibly H41) with a dinged-up tank car:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 in Buffalo, NY.


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Re: One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« Reply #9 on: Sep 27th, 2016, 8:57pm »
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Westbound CSX intermodal at Buffalo Junction/CP Draw:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 at Red Jacket Park in buffalo, NY.


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Re: One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« Reply #10 on: Sep 27th, 2016, 9:00pm »
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CSX Ohio Street yard:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 in Buffalo, NY. When I resume this pictorial, we'll take a look at at an NS local and another hotspot I love.


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Re: One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« Reply #11 on: Sep 28th, 2016, 8:04pm »
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Tifft Street was a draw i couldn't pass up again, so I returned there in the afternoon.  
 
Westbound CSX intermodal:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 in buffalo, NY.


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Re: One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« Reply #12 on: Sep 28th, 2016, 8:08pm »
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Sharp eyes may note a distant locomotive on NS in the last photograph. Number 3561 (the power for local H42) returned to Tifft Street as a light engine move, while the B&P worked in their yard:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 in Buffalo, NY.


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Re: One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« Reply #13 on: Sep 28th, 2016, 8:10pm »
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Eastbound CSX auto rack freight at Tifft Street:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 inn Buffalo, NY.


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Re: One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« Reply #14 on: Sep 28th, 2016, 8:16pm »
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I ended the day with a visit to another hotpsot i love- bayview ROad.  
 
Eastbound NS intemrodal 206 caught ne by surprise while eating dinner!  
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 in Hamburg, NY.


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Re: One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« Reply #15 on: Sep 28th, 2016, 8:18pm »
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Eastbound CSX auto rack freight on Track 2:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 in Hamburg, NY.


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Re: One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« Reply #16 on: Sep 28th, 2016, 8:21pm »
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Eastbound NS mixed freight 14M on the Lake Erie District:  
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 at Bayview Road in Hamburg, NY.


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Re: One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« Reply #17 on: Sep 28th, 2016, 8:24pm »
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Westbound CSX ontermodal on Track 1:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
Meeting an eastbound freight near the signal bridge wast of the crossing:  
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 at Bayview Road in Hamburg, NY.


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Re: One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« Reply #18 on: Sep 28th, 2016, 8:26pm »
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Eastbound CSX intermodal on Track 3:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 at Bayview Road in Hamburg, NY.  
 


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Re: One more summer day in Buffalo
 
« Reply #19 on: Sep 28th, 2016, 8:28pm »
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Eastbound CSX auto rack freight on track 2:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Friday 9/16/2016 at Bayview Road in Hamburg, NY.  
 
And that's all folks! I hope you liked my pictorial.


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