AMTK 238, Tr. 3, Southwest Chief and an Inbound BN Dinky From Roosevelt Road Editors Pick! Contributor's Pick!       
The term "dinky" goes back to CB&Q days when the commuter trains were dinky compated to the long intercity trains. The smoke is the soot that built up while idling in the station.
Date: 8/19/1987 Location: Chicago, IL   Map Show Chicago on a rail map Views: 697 Collection Of:   Marty Bernard
Locomotives: AMTK 238(F40PHR) BN 9921(E9AM)    Author:  Marty Bernard
AMTK 238, Tr. 3, Southwest Chief and an Inbound BN Dinky From Roosevelt Road
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Name Type Comments Date
George Redmond General Great shot. 3/12/2010 9:06:18 AM
William H. Davis Jr. General Nice shot 3/12/2010 3:26:57 PM
Karl Rethwisch General GREAT work Marty !!!! Takes me back a ways. I can still smell the smoke. 3/13/2010 4:43:48 PM
Bernie Feltman General WOW. Could be an Editor's Pick 3/15/2010 11:20:31 AM

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