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BNSF 4540 south leading a Cargill grain train at Castle crags on the UP Valley Sub. ===Zack===

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BNSF 4540 rounds the tight curve at the world famous cantara loop along the Sacramento river on the UP Black Butte sub. ===Zack===

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Snaking it's way along the UP Black Butte sub, this south bound Manifest is nearly finished with work and only several minutes away from a crew change at Dunsmuir. ===Zack===

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UP 7131 south at Dunsmuir doing a quick crew change. ===Zack===

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UP 7630 north at Hotlum leading the Z train. UP Black Butte Sub. ===Zack===

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UP 8039 leads a manifest train under cloudy weather conditions in Northern California. ===Zack===

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Remember, railfanning doesn't always have to be 1:1 scale! -Nick

Redding Central Trains, in Redding, CA. I brought some of my new equipment down to the model railroad club and break it in. Here's a few clips from today. So...
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BNSF 7232 west leads it's train over Yuba pass, on the UP Roseville sub. ===Zack===

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UP 5628 seen here leading the North Platte to Roseville, at Williams Loop. ===Zack===

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As this year comes to a end, a North bound manifest train holds the main at the Christmas tree. ===Zack===

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UP 1943 "Spirit of the Union Pacific" engine basks in the afternoon sun on the turntable at the California State Railroad museum. ===Zack===

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The crew is done for the day and it's time to tie it down. UP 1943 "Spirit of the Union Pacific" ===Zack===

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Union Pacific 1943 "Spirit of the Union Pacific" is seen here coming into Sacramento California. The new locomotive is on display at the California state Railroad museum. ===Zack===

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UP 9088 waits for it's next assignment in Sacramento California. ===Zack===

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A North bound UP manifest "left" sits idle in the siding next to the UP dead line "right" ===Zack===

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UP 2717 south leads the mhkrv along the UP valley sub. ===Zack===

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UP 8480 waits it's turn to be serviced at the Roseville Diesel shop. ===Zack===

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