Last Run of the D&H over MN - 12/13

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Last Run of the D&H over MN - 12/13

Post by District D RTC » Mon Dec 13, 2010 12:15 pm

D&H train 417-13 tonight is expected to be the last ever run of the D&H to serve the NYC / FreshPond market. While slightly off topic for the MN forum it is on topic as this afternoon will be the end of the era of red engines on the Hudson Line...and era that lasted 11.5 years since the Conrail split.

417 (the northbound) is on duty this afternoon at 14:30 for the trip north back to Kenwood Yard.

Power will be 5690+5671.

See video of last night's LAST 416 here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYGNmZMzkv8

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Re: Last Run of the D&H over MN today

Post by District D RTC » Mon Dec 13, 2010 5:14 pm

417-13
Pulled by the swamp switch departing Fresh Pond at 16:34
with
5671
5690
32 MTYs

NOTE: Power will be reversed once they run around at Oak Point.

--JSW

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Re: Last Run of the D&H over MN today

Post by AMK0123 » Mon Dec 13, 2010 8:15 pm

District D, Thanks for the heads up. I just observed the 417 northbound through Cold Spring at 2004 hours. Looked to be making good time through the snow....

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Re: Last Run of the D&H over MN today

Post by Noel Weaver » Mon Dec 13, 2010 8:17 pm

This is interesting and historic information. I thank you for posting it.
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Re: Last Run of the D&H over MN today

Post by Steamboat Willie » Tue Dec 14, 2010 2:50 am

I will miss seeing them on the Hudson Division. The railroad usually gave those guys some great shots over the road, and on occasion have been given the shot in front of us even during the end of PM peak. When the RTC's told them to give them a good move, they did as they were told!

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Re: Last Run of the D&H over MN - 12/13

Post by Otto Vondrak » Tue Dec 14, 2010 8:34 am

I have a handful of D&H on MN photos here...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ottomatic7 ... 517285137/
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Re: Last Run of the D&H over MN - 12/13

Post by gregorygrice » Tue Dec 14, 2010 12:27 pm

Here's one from the summer! Followed it all the way to Croton Harmon
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Re: Last Run of the D&H over MN - 12/13

Post by District D RTC » Wed Dec 15, 2010 12:06 pm

The last 416, the end of an Era (previously posted here):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYGNmZMzkv8

THE END of D&H 417:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uitF6QSrpg

I still have a bunch of videos of them from the last 2+/- years that I never posted, so feel free to subscribe to my videos to follow along....

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Re: Last Run of the D&H over MN - 12/13

Post by UpperHarlemLine4ever » Wed Dec 15, 2010 12:51 pm

2 points of interest. How will the equipment that used to go to or from the D&H get moved now? Will CSX move the cars? Why are you all saying how historic this ceasession of the D&H is; it only started after the breakup of Conrail.

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Re: Last Run of the D&H over MN - 12/13

Post by Otto Vondrak » Wed Dec 15, 2010 3:40 pm

UpperHarlemLine4ever wrote:How will the equipment that used to go to or from the D&H get moved now? Will CSX move the cars?
Yes.
Why are you all saying how historic this ceasession of the D&H is; it only started after the breakup of Conrail.
I'm sorry, was there some other Canadian railroad that served New York City? Not historic enough for you?
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Re: Last Run of the D&H over MN - 12/13

Post by Engineer Spike » Wed Dec 15, 2010 7:45 pm

The D&H is not Canadian! The D&H is to CP what the LIRR was to the PRR.

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Re: Last Run of the D&H over MN - 12/13

Post by Otto Vondrak » Thu Dec 16, 2010 2:32 pm

Engineer Spike wrote:The D&H is not Canadian! The D&H is to CP what the LIRR was to the PRR.
Well aware... But the engines say Canadian Pacific on the side... Just going by what people observe, I know that D&H has some sort of goofy subsidiary relationship with CP, much like Soo Line.
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