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B&H chase on Easter weekend
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B&H chase on Easter weekend
 
« on: Apr 6th, 2016, 8:16pm »
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As most of you have probably seen in a couple threads, I spent Easter weekend in the area  where I grew up. This included a B&H chase on the 3rd day. The standard procedure is for the power to depart Coopers Plains and head up to the LNG customer. The RS18u and C424m arrived at Eagle Valley Road shortly after 9 AM:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Monday 3/28/2016 in Blessing, NY (Savona).


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« Reply #1 on: Apr 6th, 2016, 8:18pm »
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After switching for about an hour, the B&H local departed while a light drizzle fell.
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Monday 3/28/2016 in Blessing, NY (Savona).


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« Reply #2 on: Apr 6th, 2016, 8:22pm »
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Heading eastbound past the newest B&H engine house:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Monday 3/282016 at Mill Street in Coopers Plains, NY.


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« Reply #3 on: Apr 6th, 2016, 8:28pm »
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Coming to a stop near the intersection of Charles Street and West Chemung Street:  
 

 
The conductor insepcts the consists before uncoupling:
 

 
Runnling light at West Chemung Street:
 

 
Waiting for clearance to enter the NS wye:
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Monday 3/28/2016 in Painted Post, NY.  
 


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Re: B&H chase on Easter weekend
 
« Reply #4 on: Apr 6th, 2016, 8:32pm »
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Once NS granted clearance, the B&H engines corssed Hamilton Street and headed to the wye:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

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All photos in this post were taken by me Monday 3/28/2016 in Painted Post, NY. Conductors from the B&H and NS had to flag the crossing because the traffic signal weren't working.


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« Reply #5 on: Apr 6th, 2016, 8:35pm »
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NS H85 came out to retrieve the consist left by the B&H:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Mon 3/28/2016 in Painted Post, NY.  


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« Reply #6 on: Apr 6th, 2016, 8:38pm »
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With clearance granted by the dispatcher, NS H85 took the consist back to the wye:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Monday 3/28/2016 in Painted Post, NY.  


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Re: B&H chase on Easter weekend
 
« Reply #7 on: Apr 6th, 2016, 8:44pm »
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The B&H local comes off the wye and heads west:
 

 
 
 

 
Flagging the Hamilton Street crossing:
 

 
Street running:
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
All photos in this post were taken by me Monday 3/28/2016 in Painted Post, NY. A big thank you goes out ot the crew of the B&H for their friendliness and professionalism.  
 
 
 
 


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« Reply #8 on: Apr 7th, 2016, 7:47am »
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excellent series Matt!  
thanks for sharing..
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« Reply #9 on: Apr 7th, 2016, 8:20pm »
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You're welcome, Scot! See ya Saturday!

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« Reply #10 on: Apr 8th, 2016, 2:45pm »
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A very unique operation. I never get tired off seeing these pictures. - thanks for posting.

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Re: B&H chase on Easter weekend
 
« Reply #11 on: Apr 9th, 2016, 1:00pm »
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Great picture story! Curious as to what the tanks are carrying (if they are loaded)?

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« Reply #12 on: Apr 9th, 2016, 2:54pm »
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Most if not all appear to LPG cars.

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A smokey Alco and a good camera, nevermind the weather...
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« Reply #13 on: Apr 11th, 2016, 8:10pm »
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Thank you all for the kind words. And yes, it's gas traffic.

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