Wednesday, September 26, 2018
"These locomotives were unique in Australia in having Alco power units in GE Transportation Systems designed bodies, a legacy of the former Alco-GE partnership which was dissolved in 1953. Although their design originated in the United States, only two similar UM20 cab and two booster units were ever built in that country, for the Erie Railroad.
One of them, 4306, "returned to traffic in June 1996 and has since been used extensively on charters in New South Wales as well as interstate to Brisbane and Melbourne"
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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
One notes the motor garage in the left foreground. The scene has changed a lot in the meantime, although the treasury building in the right background, now a casino and hotel, is still there.
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Bergslagernas Järnvägar (Railways), but the Xoa5 class had a higher top speed of 135 km/h. The car bodies of the Xoa5 were manufactured by ASJ (AB Svenska Järnvägsverkstäderna) which also made the appearance slightly different. The trains were first used in express services on the main lines. During the 1970s, they were transferred to regional services in the Goteborg area. The last set was withdrawn from service in 1986. Axle arrangement: 2'-Bo '+ 2'-2' + Bo-'2; power output: 1,000 kW.
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Built in 1917 at 11453 Long Beach Boulevard and a stop on the Green Line today, although the I-105 now runs over the top. One notes the 'wigwag' grade crossing warning. More pics
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