PHOTOS of the Month: October, 2012

5 new Rail PHOTOS taken by RailPAC Photographers!

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Amtrak’s Capitol Limited arrives at Cumberland, Maryland, on September 28, 2012. Lots of CSX trackwork in the area caused 90 minute delays, but the tracks are much smoother. Photo by Mike Palmer.

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The Galloping Goose is now running on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic in northern New Mexico. These cars were used in the late 1940′s for mail, a few passengers, and light freight on this line. Carrying 27 passengers, it will depart at 4:00 PM and return at Midnight after a ribeye dinner at Osier. Many photo stops and run-bys on the very scenic trip. Photo by Robert Snow.

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Ben and Jerry’s ice cream stand in Los Angeles Union Station was officially dedicated October 9-13, 2012 with free scoops in the afternoon. Co-founder Ben Cohen was on hand for the dedication. Photo by Russ Jackson.

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Interior of the Pacific Parlour Car on Amtrak’s Coast Starlight. Photo by Alexander Friedman.

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Platform 7, Los Angeles Union Station, with the newly constructed tracks 13 and 14 for Amtrak and Metrolink. Construction completion and official dedication took place in October, 2012 Photo by Noel Braymer.

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