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KimmiKat

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UP 844, since it has never been retired and it's been that railways public affairs ambassador since the time all the other steam engines were phased out.

Here's a pic posted on RailPictures.net

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Edit: Typo.
 
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KimmiKat

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I've seen it up close and personal long ago, but never rode it.
 

we_are_borg

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Love old locomotives but my favorite in the Netherlands was:

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Dutch Nickname: Hondekop
Translation: Dogshead
 

KimmiKat

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I didn't, but one of my cousins recently saw the SP 4449 up in Oregan. Sweet loco.
 

Karll

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Can you explain why people are so fascinated with rusty, old, slow, smelly and polluting trains? Why not drool over new, high-tech, electric trains?

Also, what are your interests besides trains?
 
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