Photo By: Kevin Morgan
 

This is probably my favorite shot of the day. A light dusting of snow from flurries over the weekend remains on the ground as the eastbound MDVSI (Manifest, Denver to Salina, KS) cruises along just east of Mesa with a warrant to MP 595, right at Byers, CO.
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Posted By Patrick Curtis On Sunday, March 9, 2014 At 10:13:32 AM (PT)

The track just to the left of the tank cars is the original Mesa Siding. There was once another "house track" for a wooden grain elevator about even with the end of this train, also to the left. I grew up in Aurora, and would often come out this way and see UP and RI trains, including the UP's City of Kansas City" meeting the mixed 117-118 (old Portland Rose) in the late evening...

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Location Information
City or County and State
Aurora, CO

Subdivision
Limon (UP)

Milepost or Control Point
Mesa (8,880ft)




Train Information
Railroad
Union Pacific
Model
ES44AC
Unit Number
UP 5343

Symbol
MDVSI-02
   



Photo Information
Camera Make/Model
Canon / Canon EOS 7D
ISO
200
Flash
Did Not Fire

Focal Length
113 mm
Shutter
1/500 seconds
Aperture
f/10


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