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Eco-Classroom at Buffalo's Centeral Terminal

posted Dec 19, 2011, 9:03 AM by Richard Jordan   [ updated Dec 19, 2011, 10:03 AM ]

Over at treehugger.com, there is an interesting article about some of the work going into the restoration of Buffalo's Central Terminal. The Eco-Class room does not seem to have much to do with the actual restoration of Central Terminal, however any attention this amazing site gets is probably a good thing... as long as it leads to its restoration. Read the full article here.

Check out the Google maps view of Central Terminal. Click on Sat for best view.

R&S Salt Train Uphill Leicster NY

posted Dec 15, 2011, 3:35 PM by Richard Jordan   [ updated Dec 27, 2011, 2:32 PM ]

10.18.11 Five GWI Family EMD GP40s work north-bound up the old Delaware Lackawanna & Western mainline in Leicester NY. The five GPs are in run-8 as they blast under Covington Rd. Eighty cylinders working full out uphill with 85 loads of road salt, music to the ears. 645 cubic inch displacement per cylinder, times 16 cylinders times 5 prime movers equals 51,600 cubic inches. Can you say Chevy Big Block.

Rebuilt CSX Conrail Units From AMPI in Rochester NY

posted Dec 15, 2011, 8:54 AM by Richard Jordan

Goodman Yard Rochester NY ex Conrail Units re-built by AMPI in Dansville NY. Its great to see that the red marker lights have been kept and not sealed over

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