FriscoCharlie

E8A 2011 at Paola, Kansas

E8A 2011 at Paola, Kansas
FriscoCharlie, Jun 14, 2013
    • Karl
      This is 101 at Paola, KS
    • FriscoCharlie
      You are saying the location is wrong then?
    • DanHyde
      Boy, I remember the night time vision of one of these arriving at Webster Groves, bringing my Grandpa McGilvry up for a visit! :0)
    • yardmaster
      Looks like the depot also sports the later "Cream" scheme which Karl has described in his recent document! And, it's spot-on for the color that Rick McClellan has used for his Lenexa, KS depot on his Northern Division layout.
    • Karl
      Charlie,

      Yes, I am saying that this is not Nichols Jct; it is Paola, KS, and the train is southbound 101, The Southland. It is easy to see where the recently-retired East Main was located.

      The freight house (in the background) has been painted the "tan" color, which was the last livery used by the Frisco on its depots. While my dad served as the Roadmaster on the KC Sub, his office was in the Paola Passenger depot.
    • FriscoCharlie
      Description changed.

      Charlie
    • Aaron DeShazo
      Are there any E8s still in existence from the Frisco?
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