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The HMCR's Deadline by 2001-ACsiren The HMCR's Deadline :icon2001-acsiren:2001-ACsiren 14 3 Railroad Crossing Signal in the Afternoon Sun by 2001-ACsiren Railroad Crossing Signal in the Afternoon Sun :icon2001-acsiren:2001-ACsiren 7 2 HMCR 8560 - Heart of Huntsville Drive - 3-29-17 by 2001-ACsiren HMCR 8560 - Heart of Huntsville Drive - 3-29-17 :icon2001-acsiren:2001-ACsiren 6 2 HMCR 8560 - Heart of Huntsville Drive - 3-29-17 by 2001-ACsiren HMCR 8560 - Heart of Huntsville Drive - 3-29-17 :icon2001-acsiren:2001-ACsiren 3 0 HMCR 8560 - Heart of Huntsville Drive - 3-29-17 by 2001-ACsiren HMCR 8560 - Heart of Huntsville Drive - 3-29-17 :icon2001-acsiren:2001-ACsiren 2 0 HMCR 8539 - Clinton Avenue - 3-25-17 by 2001-ACsiren HMCR 8539 - Clinton Avenue - 3-25-17 :icon2001-acsiren:2001-ACsiren 2 0 HMCR 8539 - Clinton Avenue - 3-25-17 by 2001-ACsiren HMCR 8539 - Clinton Avenue - 3-25-17 :icon2001-acsiren:2001-ACsiren 2 0 HMCR 8539 - Heart of Huntsville Drive - 3-25-17 by 2001-ACsiren HMCR 8539 - Heart of Huntsville Drive - 3-25-17 :icon2001-acsiren:2001-ACsiren 3 0 HMCR 8539 - Eagletree Lane - 3-25-17 by 2001-ACsiren HMCR 8539 - Eagletree Lane - 3-25-17 :icon2001-acsiren:2001-ACsiren 1 0 HMCR 8539 - Eagletree Lane - 3-25-17 by 2001-ACsiren HMCR 8539 - Eagletree Lane - 3-25-17 :icon2001-acsiren:2001-ACsiren 9 0 HMCR 8560 - Huntsville - 3-25-17 by 2001-ACsiren HMCR 8560 - Huntsville - 3-25-17 :icon2001-acsiren:2001-ACsiren 1 0 HMCR 8539 - Huntsville - 3-25-17 by 2001-ACsiren HMCR 8539 - Huntsville - 3-25-17 :icon2001-acsiren:2001-ACsiren 1 0 HMCR 8539 - Clinton Avenue - 3-25-17 by 2001-ACsiren HMCR 8539 - Clinton Avenue - 3-25-17 :icon2001-acsiren:2001-ACsiren 2 0 HMCR 8539 - Clinton Avenue - 3-25-17 by 2001-ACsiren HMCR 8539 - Clinton Avenue - 3-25-17 :icon2001-acsiren:2001-ACsiren 2 0 HMCR 8560 - Huntsville - 3-25-17 by 2001-ACsiren HMCR 8560 - Huntsville - 3-25-17 :icon2001-acsiren:2001-ACsiren 1 0 HMCR 8560 - Huntsville - 3-25-17 by 2001-ACsiren HMCR 8560 - Huntsville - 3-25-17 :icon2001-acsiren:2001-ACsiren 1 0

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The HMCR's Deadline
While the HMCR has managed to put most of the engines along their line to use, two of them are unlucky enough to be gracing the HMCR's small "deadline" on a spur next to the Huntsville City Schools Annex complex along Bob Wallace Avenue, at the intersection with L&N Drive.

The larger B39-8E, MVPX 8524, ex-SNC 8524, would've become HMCR 8524, but due to it having several mechanical issues that made the engine run much worse than their three other B39-8Es, so the railroad has put the engine back up for sale and it is awaiting a buyer.

The other engine stored here is the HMCR's old EMD SW9, HMCR 8933. This engine served the HMCR well up until 2014, when the prime mover had corroded to the point where the pistons failed to seal properly, so it had to be taken out of service. The railroad is now looking for a new prime mover or a buyer for the switcher, whichever comes first. However, the search for a new prime mover is certainly easier said than done, as it was put here back in 2015. Two years later, it still sits here rusting away.
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HMCR 8560 - Heart of Huntsville Drive - 3-29-17
The two B39-8Es in the ex-LMX paint on the HMCR's roster sit together in the morning sunlight along-side Heart of Huntsville Drive. HMCR 8560's nose, which shines rather brightly in the mid-morning sun, with a striking contrast to the other engine it's paired up with: HMCR 8539, which is rather faded and rusty looking. HMCR 8539 had been thought to be nothing more than a parts engine/scrap due to the state it arrived in, but after some hard work over the latter half of 2016, (including installing a horn, replacing the rear ditch lights, and replacing a dead traction motor, among other things) the engine was finally able to move under its own power again, with it making its first runs in early 2017 (including pulling 70-80 gondolas all by itself), the first time in at least 8 years for the engine, if I'm recalling what the people at the railroad said correctly.
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HMCR 8560 - Heart of Huntsville Drive - 3-29-17
The two B39-8Es in the ex-LMX paint on the HMCR's roster sit together in the morning sunlight along-side Heart of Huntsville Drive. HMCR 8560's nose, which shines rather brightly in the mid-morning sun, with a striking contrast to the other engine it's paired up with: HMCR 8539, which is rather faded and rusty looking. HMCR 8539 had been thought to be nothing more than a parts engine/scrap due to the state it arrived in, but after some hard work over the latter half of 2016, (including installing a horn, replacing the rear ditch lights, and replacing a dead traction motor, among other things) the engine was finally able to move under its own power again, with it making its first runs in early 2017 (including pulling 70-80 gondolas all by itself), the first time in at least 8 years for the engine, if I'm recalling what the people at the railroad said correctly.
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HMCR 8560 - Heart of Huntsville Drive - 3-29-17
The two B39-8Es in the ex-LMX paint on the HMCR's roster sit together in the morning sunlight along-side Heart of Huntsville Drive. HMCR 8560's nose, which shines rather brightly in the mid-morning sun, with a striking contrast to the other engine it's paired up with: HMCR 8539, which is rather faded and rusty looking. HMCR 8539 had been thought to be nothing more than a parts engine/scrap due to the state it arrived in, but after some hard work over the latter half of 2016, (including installing a horn, replacing the rear ditch lights, and replacing a dead traction motor, among other things) the engine was finally able to move under its own power again, with it making its first runs in early 2017 (including pulling 70-80 gondolas all by itself), the first time in at least 8 years for the engine, if I'm recalling what the people at the railroad said correctly.
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At least three people dead in Jackson County, AL, many more were injured across the Tennessee Valley. At least one confirmed tornado struck DeKalb County, AL, the weather radio transmitter in Huntsville, AL lost power, and several communities got destroyed. It got really bad here last night. Jackson County, AL schools are completely closed today.
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