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1. Santa Fe war bonnets
2. Milwaukee road Hiawatha
3. Great northern empire builder
Honorable mention is the sp black widow.
 

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Everybody has one
(or two or three).

I have three:
1.) Southern Pacific Black Widow.
2.) BNSF.
3.) Norfolk Southern.
Honorable mention... CSX.

What's yours?
I like the Grey/Yellow on the Louisville/Nashville the Great Northern Orange and the Burlington Northern in the Green, That BNSF is sharp to...heck they all are!
 

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The Bloody Nose motif kinda grew on me. I didn't like it at first, because it replaced the Black Widow.
But now I like it a lot.

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I run these two favorites at the club (I have two of each).
They run in consist, pulling 100-car unit trains and mixed freights, usually in co-op.
Both railroads have hubs here in the Carolinas, and are sometimes seen running together.
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That last photo reminded me that a train buff I knew stated the CSX units in solid blue came from the Chessie System and the blue/gray came from the Seaboard/Family Lines System. I don't know what he based his information on or even if it's true.
 

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These may not have been the best performers that Santa Fe ever owned, but they win the "Beauty Contest" hands down.
They are indeed beautiful!
I have the Walthers Mainline A/B set (D.C. converted to DCC).
Extremely powerful.
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The Daylight motif on a GS-4 is okay, and in fact pretty sharp.
But a whole train-full of Daylight coaches etc, is a bit much.
My brain sees a circus train.
 
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