Train Night
October 15th, 2005

Photos and Page Design by Andrew Morris


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The setting for this month's Train Night is at Boyce, VA at the former Norfolk & Western Passenger station that now houses the Railway Mail Service Library
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NS 203 snakes throught the S-curve as it heads south in the four o'clock hour.
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After moving 203 from the Van Dorn facility, the train is of considerable size and requires the D840C and the two Union Pacific SD70Ms
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Later on, NS 37Q comes south across the main road infront of the station
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The sun slowly sets and the automatic signal displays a green indication
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A shot of the station before sunset
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The technical crew sets up the projector before it gets dark
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A shot of the signal right before sunset
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The last rays of sunshine sink below the treeline to the southwest
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Participants gather around the ATCS monitors
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A shot of the automatic signal lined for NS 12R
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The last shot of the night is of the EOT on 12R as it passes the rising crossing gates.