how many of you have seen a heritage unit in person

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Re: how many of you have seen a heritage unit in person

Post by RussNelson » Sat Dec 22, 2012 7:22 pm

There are no real heritage units. They were photoshopped, and the whole roundhouse thing was faked with 1/4 size models on a sound stage. Doesn't count until I see one, and I live on CSX tracks, so even if they were real, I'd never get to see one.</jealousy>

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Re: how many of you have seen a heritage unit in person

Post by 2nd trick op » Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:54 am

NS 1073 (Penn Central) passed my quarters in Topton going east about 10 hours ago; we get about thirty moves a day through here, but that's my only NS sighting to date.

Actually, it;s probably easier to catch the CP units in D&H paint at my "second home" along the former PRR Sunbury Line, since the D&H units seem to stay close to their would-be home rails.
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Re: how many of you have seen a heritage unit in person

Post by NYS&W142Fan » Tue Feb 05, 2013 3:50 pm

Today, the Walbash Unit was on the H-74 Local along with a Union Pacific unit on the Portland Secondary. I saw it as it went through Phillipsburg NJ.

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Re: how many of you have seen a heritage unit in person

Post by wurlitzer153 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:55 am

Now to 5. After many misses, I finally got the IT unit on 555 tonight.

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Re: how many of you have seen a heritage unit in person

Post by Eaglefan9727 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 2:33 pm

I have only seen 1 Norfolk Southern heritage unit and that was the "Wabash" unit.

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Re: how many of you have seen a heritage unit in person

Post by atsf sp » Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:36 am

I saw the IT and Reading both in one day and I also saw the consist the S&A was on that day but missed the loco.

This puts me up to NKP, IT, READING.
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Re: how many of you have seen a heritage unit in person

Post by Eaglefan9727 » Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:05 pm

As of yesterday afternoon, I am up to 3 heritage units.

UP 1996 Southern Pacific
NS 1010 Wabash
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Re: how many of you have seen a heritage unit in person

Post by waldwickrailfan » Wed May 08, 2013 12:54 pm

I've seen 3

PRR on H8K in June 2012
PC on 64J in August 2012
NW on 20W in January 2013
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Re: how many of you have seen a heritage unit in person

Post by fl9m2004 » Wed May 08, 2013 1:46 pm

Do they show up on the north east corridor
Between New Jersey and Washington D.C.

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Re: how many of you have seen a heritage unit in person

Post by waldwickrailfan » Thu May 09, 2013 12:40 pm

fl9m2004 wrote:Do they show up on the north east corridor
Between New Jersey and Washington D.C.
I dont think so, they technically could but i dont think they ever did yet. Most accurate tracker of the heritage units are on www.heritageunits.com
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Re: how many of you have seen a heritage unit in person

Post by fl9m2004 » Thu May 09, 2013 1:42 pm

I'll have to check it for the Norfolk Southern ones
Thanks

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Re: how many of you have seen a heritage unit in person

Post by Dewoc19 » Sat May 11, 2013 7:28 pm

I saw the Conrail engine yesterday while working at NS 55 Yard in Chicago, it came out of the 51 side of the yard and went downtown to Union Station for National Train Day

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Re: how many of you have seen a heritage unit in person

Post by waldwickrailfan » Mon May 13, 2013 11:56 pm

waldwickrailfan wrote:I've seen 3

PRR on H8K in June 2012
PC on 64J in August 2012
NW on 20W in January 2013
Make that 4 :D

PRR on H8K in June 2012
PC on 64J in August 2012
NW on 20W in January 2013
CR on H8K in May 2013
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Re: how many of you have seen a heritage unit in person

Post by Dewoc19 » Wed May 15, 2013 2:06 pm

While i was working last night at NS Colehour yard in Hammond, IN

Interstate on what i believe to be 65R stopped on Chicago West Line at CD 509 heading West, and a few minutes later......

Wabash (train unknown) on Chicago West Line at CD 509 heading east

so in 3 days i have seen 3 heritage units, not to shabby

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Re: how many of you have seen a heritage unit in person

Post by wurlitzer153 » Thu May 16, 2013 8:17 pm

I now have the PRR unit behind 765. Looks nice.

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