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and what a lady she is.

about an hour late, because they slowed down every where crowds lined up to see her....
and just south of Oologah, is the PSO electric power generating plant, which uses coal and NG.
The train stopped there and took on some coal.

Kind of wish I could have been down there, but no up front info on what would happen.

anyway, here is the video that I took today at 3:25 PM, 11/16/2019

 

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Very cool. I saw a diesel-electric locomotive in that train, too. I suppose they have to hot up the diesel when they can't get coal somewhere....
 

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It's a big one. That sounds like an air horn, like the diesel, which I suspect may be doing at least some of the pulling, and pushing.
 

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The train does not use coal anymore. They converted it to fuel oil when they did the restoration. The fuel oil tank is where the coal used to go in the tender. It has the diesel with it to help it up long grades. They just don't want to push it hard due to it's age. I saw it in three different locations when it went through UT and CA back in October.

Here is the schedule for the rest of the trip.


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Looking at the map it passed through Deming some time ago. My friends missed it. That's a wonderful piece of history restored and running.
 

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I see on the news it is passing thru Colorado and Denver this week.
 
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