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9/25/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Mike McDonald
Dates:8/11/2013 - 8/11/2013
Album Info:Took the afternoon dinner train - Kansas Belle - with Joanne. I had never been there before and am quite astounded at what a group of motivated volunteers can do, and what a business with vision can accomplish by working together.
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Katy 142 preparing for the afternoon Dinner Run of the Kansas Belle
Title:  Katy 142 preparing for the afternoon Dinner Run of the Kansas Belle
Description:  Kansas Belle dinner train operates on the Midland Railway - and has a nice set-up. The Norfolk and Western Car is the power plant for the train - allowing the engine to switch ends without any break in electric and HVAC service.
Photo Date:  8/11/2013  Upload Date: 8/11/2013 9:12:50 PM
Location:  Baldwin City, KS
Author:  Mike McDonald
Categories:  Yard,Passenger
Locomotives:  MKT 142(RS3M)
Views:  130   Comments: 0
Katy 142 preparing for the afternoon Dinner Train of Kansas Belle - Midland Railway
Title:  Katy 142 preparing for the afternoon Dinner Train of Kansas Belle - Midland Railway
Description:  Nice overall image of the track and yard space in Baldwin City.
Photo Date:  8/11/2013  Upload Date: 8/11/2013 9:13:06 PM
Location:  Baldwin City, KS
Author:  Mike McDonald
Categories:  Yard,Passenger
Locomotives:  MKT 142(RS3M)
Views:  71   Comments: 1
NYC 8255 - Midland Railway
Title:  NYC 8255 - Midland Railway
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/11/2013  Upload Date: 8/11/2013 10:43:38 PM
Location:  Baldwin City, KS
Author:  Mike McDonald
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NYC 8255(RS3)
Views:  69   Comments: 0
NYC 8255 - Midland Railway
Title:  NYC 8255 - Midland Railway
Description:  NYC 8255 back from an excusion on the Midland Railway - and I needed to take some pictures!
Photo Date:  8/11/2013  Upload Date: 8/11/2013 10:43:53 PM
Location:  Baldwin City, KS
Author:  Mike McDonald
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  NYC 8255(RS3)
Views:  85   Comments: 0
MKT 142 - Coupling
Title:  MKT 142 - Coupling
Description:  Katy 142 Coupling - a lot of thought goes into designing one of these!
Photo Date:  8/11/2013  Upload Date: 8/11/2013 10:44:05 PM
Location:  Baldwin City, KS
Author:  Mike McDonald
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MKT 142(RS3M)
Views:  63   Comments: 0
NYC 8255 - Coupling
Title:  NYC 8255 - Coupling
Description:  NYC 8255 coupling
Photo Date:  8/11/2013  Upload Date: 8/11/2013 10:43:21 PM
Location:  Baldwin City, KS
Author:  Mike McDonald
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NYC 8255(RS3)
Views:  59   Comments: 0
Switch on Run-Around Track - Ottawa Junction, Kansas on the Midland Railway
Title:  Switch on Run-Around Track - Ottawa Junction, Kansas on the Midland Railway
Description:  At Ottawa Junction - the engine switches ends - and this is the switch to do so.
Photo Date:  8/11/2013  Upload Date: 8/11/2013 9:13:21 PM
Location:  Baldwin City, KS
Author:  Mike McDonald
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  MKT 142(RS3M)
Views:  68   Comments: 0
Up Close and Personal - Katy 142
Title:  Up Close and Personal - Katy 142
Description:  Katy 142 has coupled up with our end of the train and we are headed back to the Station.
Photo Date:  8/11/2013  Upload Date: 8/11/2013 9:12:31 PM
Location:  Baldwin City, KS
Author:  Mike McDonald
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MKT 142(RS3M)
Views:  45   Comments: 0
MKT 142 - Hard Days Work - Done
Title:  MKT 142 - Hard Days Work - Done
Description:  At the end of the dinner run - the crew tkes it nice and easy!
Photo Date:  8/11/2013  Upload Date: 8/11/2013 10:43:03 PM
Location:  Baldwin City, KS
Author:  Mike McDonald
Categories:  Roster,Station
Locomotives:  MKT 142(RS3M)
Views:  78   Comments: 0
Katy 142 - Happy Engineer!
Title:  Katy 142 - Happy Engineer!
Description:  This man is smiling because we were running late coming back in - and the Bossman said to "Open it up". he did and it was great fun until several people complained of the seasick movement. So we slowed it down - some - not all the way. A good day to be an Emgineer!
Photo Date:  8/11/2013  Upload Date: 8/11/2013 10:44:53 PM
Location:  Baldwin City, KS
Author:  Mike McDonald
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MKT 142(RS3M)
Views:  62   Comments: 0
Kansas Belle - Bossman
Title:  Kansas Belle - Bossman
Description:  Great trip on the Kansas Belle dinner train on the Midland Railway - this is the owner of the train who helped everyon on and off of the cars. A very interesting man to talk to.
Photo Date:  8/11/2013  Upload Date: 8/11/2013 10:44:41 PM
Location:  Baldwin City, KS
Author:  Mike McDonald
Categories:  Yard,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  34   Comments: 0
MKT 142 - End of a good day!
Title:  MKT 142 - End of a good day!
Description:  Katy 142 with a happy engineer - another successful dinner train run!
Photo Date:  8/11/2013  Upload Date: 8/11/2013 10:44:20 PM
Location:  Baldwin City, KS
Author:  Mike McDonald
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MKT 142(RS3M)
Views:  46   Comments: 0
Kansas Belle - Undercarriage
Title:  Kansas Belle - Undercarriage
Description:  Trying to get some interesting pictures - hope this is one - Kansas Belle Dinner Train
Photo Date:  8/11/2013  Upload Date: 8/11/2013 10:44:32 PM
Location:  Baldwin City, KS
Author:  Mike McDonald
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  29   Comments: 0


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