#2654 Feb 7, 2009
We've had a lot of incoming messages on this beyond what has already
been posted. By and large, thre's nothing new to be added to what
really is an off-topic post so no more meaages will be accepted.
Sorry. I get too many complaints from your fellow group members on
off-topic messages from and the subsequent additional messages.
--- In Model_Railroads_Of_Sou
jdmckee@...> wrote: >
> I was driving in to California today, coming back from my weekly cross > country trip. I was on the I-10 freeway going through Colton, and the > UP yard (ex SP) runs alongside the freeway. In the past I have seen
> several diesels coupled together, sometimes seven or eight. Today, I > saw a long line of diesels and started counting. It was a little tough > trying to count and watch the road, but I got to 50 and then was
> distracted a bit. I was stunned seeing that many coupled together, and > wonder for what reason? In all there was about 60 and they had to
> stretch for at least 1/2 to 3/4 of a mile. They were right alongside > the freeway and near Sierra avenue. Any clue why they would do this? I > just thought it was interesting, maybe some of you also saw this or
> have seen it in the past.