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La Plata Spring Railfan Event 2015 Day 3 4/7/2015

by Chris Guenzler

We are dedicating the La Plata Spring Railfan Event 2015 to the memory of Winston Walker. We wish you were here with us and you are truly missed. This morning I arosep and fixed the missing picture from my Train Festival 2011 story and I felt great. I went to the lobby and watched the Weather Channel and decided we needed to head east to avoid any rain. Jim Choiniere and John Green agreed and soon the three of us were driving east to Medill. We were stopped by an eastbound train at Rutledge but were soon were turning west off the highway taking the worst dirt road of the trip to get to West Medill, a new photo location for me.

Signals at West Medill, Missouri.

West Medill, Missouri.

Jim and John at West Medill. Our eastbound train got stopped by a red signal so we were really Railfans Chasing Trains like our T-shirts say.

Union Pacific 8105 West with DPU 8066 at West Medill.

BNSF 7960 East still waits down the tracks to our west.

BNSF 7871 West with Citirail 1331 in the motive power consist at West Medill.

Jim and John spotted another headlight coming our way.

BNSF 7543 West with CN 2462 in the motive power consist.

BNSF 7960 East was finally turned loose at West Medill.

BNSF 4352 East came through here.

BNSF 7067 East.

BNSF 6834 East. We certainly had a good variety of trains this morning at my new photo location of West Medill.

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