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PRR 7002
Title:  PRR 7002
Photo Date:  10/14/1989  Upload Date: 5/1/2011 8:58:11 AM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  Don Oltmann
Categories:  Bridge,Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 7002(4-4-2) PRR 1223(4-4-0)
Views:  360   Comments: 1
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum 2014 Double Header Fall Foliage Steam Excursion
Title:  Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum 2014 Double Header Fall Foliage Steam Excursion
Description:  TVRM Southbound Double Header Fall Foliage Steam Excursion really puts on a show as the Southern Railway 4501 & Southern Railway 630 steams it up as they pass through Rossville, Ga.
Photo Date:  11/8/2014  Upload Date: 11/9/2014 8:02:57 PM
Location:  Rossville, GA
Author:  William H. Davis Jr.
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  SOU 4501(2-8-2) SOU 630(2-8-0)
Views:  1237   Comments: 8
BN 6336 West
Title:  BN 6336 West
Photo Date:  9/1/1974  Upload Date: 6/9/2011 11:55:52 PM
Location:  Skykomish, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Station,Action
Locomotives:  BN 6336(SD40) BN 5759(U33C)
Views:  643   Comments: 4
SDMTS 1003 passing the Convention Center
Title:  SDMTS 1003 passing the Convention Center
Photo Date:  12/12/2010  Upload Date: 12/27/2010 8:57:24 PM
Location:  San Diego, CA
Author:  Marlowe Barnes
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  SDTI 1003(LRV)
Views:  466   Comments: 2
CSX 2293 GP35 Road Slug W086-17 Loaded Herzog Ballast "With Bird"
Title:  CSX 2293 GP35 Road Slug W086-17 Loaded Herzog Ballast "With Bird"
Description:  All loaded and ready to go east, Gibraltar Rock quarry, 0650 hours.
Photo Date:  6/19/2010  Upload Date: 8/18/2010 4:15:44 PM
Location:  Belle Mead, NJ
Author:  Kim Piersol
Locomotives:  CSX 2293(Road Slug) CSX 6938(GP40-2) CSX 8441(SD40-2) CSX 8848(SD40-2)
Views:  632   Comments: 4
Title:  FERROMEX FXE 3806
Description:  3806 holding about half mile of station, waiting for dispatcher clearance.
Photo Date:  10/2/2007  Upload Date: 10/5/2007 12:39:15 PM
Location:  Acaponeta Nayarit, MX
Author:  Alfonso Chumacero
Locomotives:  FXE 3806(C30-S7MP)
Views:  857   Comments: 12
Acquasanta bridge
Title:  Acquasanta bridge
Description:  EMU ALe801/940 passes on the bridge of Acquasanta, making a Regional train Genoa - Acqui Terme.
Photo Date:  6/24/2009  Upload Date: 11/6/2011 4:25:53 AM
Location:  Genova, IT
Author:  Maurizio Zanella
Categories:  Bridge
Views:  408   Comments: 3
MAV 1047 008-0
Title:  MAV 1047 008-0
Photo Date:  2/21/2007  Upload Date: 3/5/2007 12:04:33 PM
Location:  Budapest Keleti, HU
Author:  Rupprecht Gersdorff
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Views:  502   Comments: 7
Title:  BN15R-05880+Ls600-12960
Description:  BN15R-05880 and Ls600-12960 are going to peat's field.
Photo Date:  4/22/2014  Upload Date: 6/25/2014 3:39:20 AM
Location:  Krakulice, PL
Author:  Wojciech Kolinski
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  HOLLAS BN15R-0588(UNKNOWN) HOLLAS LS600-1296(UNKNOWN)
Views:  564   Comments: 7
AMTK 319, Tr. 704, A San Joaquin
Title:  AMTK 319, Tr. 704, A San Joaquin
Photo Date:  8/11/1991  Upload Date: 3/26/2010 8:11:30 PM
Location:  Martinez, CA
Author:  Marty Bernard
Locomotives:  AMTK 319(F40PHR)
Views:  688   Comments: 4
HK 3
Title:  HK 3
Photo Date:  12/26/1982  Upload Date: 3/21/2010 12:18:08 PM
Location:  Hong Kong, CN
Author:  Bob Carter
Categories:  Transit
Views:  446   Comments: 2
T Trolley at Back of the Hill Station. This car is an older series one.
Title:  T Trolley at Back of the Hill Station. This car is an older series one.
Photo Date:  5/24/2013  Upload Date: 6/8/2013 9:33:55 AM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  John Levai
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  MBTA 3643(LRV)
Views:  347   Comments: 0
Coming & going at Central Ave.
Title:  Coming & going at Central Ave.
Description:  MBTA PCC cars, #3268 headed towards Mattapan, #3238 headed towards Ashmont
Photo Date:  8/9/2004  Upload Date: 5/1/2005 7:06:56 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  Richard Chase
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  MBTA 3268(PCC) MBTA 3238(PCC)
Views:  540   Comments: 3
FdeC 3008
Title:  FdeC 3008
Description:  Ferrocarriles de Cuba
Photo Date:  3/30/1981  Upload Date: 8/12/2011 11:03:53 AM
Location:  Dos Bocas, CB
Author:  Matt Herson
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger
Locomotives:  FDEC 3008(Trolley)
Views:  1145   Comments: 4
Gettin' foggy wit it!
Title:  Gettin' foggy wit it!
Description:  ADMX SW8 #8682 sits out a wet and foggy night at the Kershaw, SC plant in Lancaster County.
Photo Date:  10/11/2005  Upload Date: 6/27/2006 7:32:01 AM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Locomotives:  ADMX 8682(SW8)
Views:  982   Comments: 5
CN 2337
Title:  CN 2337
Description:  Near new CN 2337 makes another appearance.
Photo Date:  11/13/2010  Upload Date: 11/17/2010 2:16:00 PM
Location:  Ashcroft, BC
Author:  Grahame Morris
Locomotives:  CN 2337(ES44DC)
Views:  622   Comments: 2
San Francisco Trolley at Pier 39
Title:  San Francisco Trolley at Pier 39
Description:  The San Francisco Municipal Railway runs vintage trolleys from all over the country along Market Street and the Embarcadero. This one is painted for the Brooklyn, New York line.
Photo Date:  3/18/2013  Upload Date: 5/22/2013 1:14:22 PM
Location:  San Francisco, CA
Author:  Scott Dunlap
Categories:  Transit,Passenger
Locomotives:  MUNI 1053(PCC)
Views:  441   Comments: 2
Title:  MUNI 27
Photo Date:  4/5/2010  Upload Date: 4/17/2010 1:06:09 AM
Location:  San Francisco, CA
Author:  Darrell Krueger
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  MUNI 27(Trolley)
Views:  411   Comments: 1
Saginaw Timber 2
Title:  Saginaw Timber 2
Description:  Saginaw Timber #2 on passenger train crossing Seeley Creek. Snow Train 1996
Photo Date:  2/17/1996  Upload Date: 3/22/2012 1:26:53 PM
Location:  La Rue, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Winter,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  STC 2(2-8-2)
Views:  655   Comments: 1
Title:  RD-5
Description:  591-230-260
Photo Date:  10/17/1982  Upload Date: 4/5/2012 9:32:37 AM
Location:  Lewiston, ME
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 591(GP7)
Views:  1015   Comments: 8
CP Car barge at Rosebery, BC
Title:  CP Car barge at Rosebery, BC
Description:  The northbound Nakusp wayfreight aboard barge and tug Iris G docks at Rosebery on Slocan Lake where it will unload and continue on the isolated Kaslo branch to Nakusp.
Photo Date:  7/19/1974  Upload Date: 3/23/2013 10:50:13 AM
Location:  Rosebery, BC
Author:  Jim Sandilands
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CP 8726(H-16-44)
Views:  1437   Comments: 7
PRR EMD, Alco GE, and Baldwin power at the TRRA 14th St servicing tracks
Title:  PRR EMD, Alco GE, and Baldwin power at the TRRA 14th St servicing tracks
Description:  Note the Cotton Belt and MKT diesels in the background. The NYC was still operating Hudsons
Photo Date:  3/3/1951  Upload Date: 12/29/2010 3:07:09 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR PA1(PA1)
Views:  1711   Comments: 6
Title:  ATSF 13
Description:  Santa Fe E6 13 and B unit 81A wait for the 8 PM departure time to arrive for train 12 from Dallas to Kansas City. The B unit, 81A, was originally built as an EMD E1B in 1937 or 1938. In 1952 or 1953 this unit was rebuilt into this E8M.
Photo Date:  8/27/1966  Upload Date: 8/3/2013 10:25:12 PM
Location:  Dallas, TX
Author:  F. Hol Wagner, Jr.
Categories:  Roster,Night,Yard,Station,Passenger,Track
Locomotives:  ATSF 13(E6A) ATSF 81A(E8B)
Views:  1572   Comments: 9
Problems At Bayfield
Title:  Problems At Bayfield
Description:  Fireman scraping sand into the pipes on #492
Photo Date:  8/10/1963  Upload Date: 3/20/2009 4:14:26 PM
Location:  Bayfield, CO
Author:  Drew Jacksich
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  DRGW 492(2-8-2) DRGW 484(2-8-2)
Views:  2059   Comments: 8
MILW 38C Blowing Soot
Title:  MILW 38C Blowing Soot
Description:  Leaving Union Station and ducking under the CNW station leads, E9A #38C blows the soot that had accumulated in the diesel cylinders while idling in the depot as the engineer notches her up for the first time. Shot from Milwaukee Ave. bridge.
Photo Date:  3/19/1975  Upload Date: 4/11/2007 6:24:04 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Marty Bernard
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MILW 38C(E9A)
Views:  1668   Comments: 4
Doubled Headed to Bishops Lydeard
Title:  Doubled Headed to Bishops Lydeard
Description:  During the West Somerset Railways Spring Steam Gala a number of doubled headed trains were run. On Sunday 20th March 4612 and 4936 were to be found storming up to Crowcombe with 0955 Minehead - Bishops Lydeard Service
Photo Date:  3/20/2005  Upload Date: 3/28/2005 12:15:39 PM
Location:  Crowcombe Heathfield, UK
Author:  Charles Woodland
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  GWR1 4612(0-6-0)
Views:  881   Comments: 2
M61 006
Title:  M61 006
Description:  M61 006 was delayed at Fonyod whilst an overheated traction-motor was dealt with.
Photo Date:  11/7/2000  Upload Date: 6/17/2006 11:07:31 AM
Location:  Fonyod, HU
Author:  Gary Thornton
Categories:  Roster
Views:  796   Comments: 1
C&O 3032
Title:  C&O 3032
Description:  At the C&O's northern outpost. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  8/28/1978  Upload Date: 1/27/2006 12:46:08 PM
Location:  Petoskey, MI
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  CO 3032(GP30)
Views:  1614   Comments: 3
NYSW Bicentennial 252
Title:  NYSW Bicentennial 252
Description:  Hackensack River drawbridge
Photo Date:  4/20/1976  Upload Date: 5/8/2012 5:27:20 AM
Location:  Bogota, NJ
Author:  albert kwolek
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  NYSW 252(RS1)
Views:  933   Comments: 1
Photo Date:  6/2/2006  Upload Date: 6/11/2006 5:07:06 AM
Categories:  Scenic,Winter,Action
Views:  1240   Comments: 8
Achensee Bahn #3 Running around the train
Title:  Achensee Bahn #3 Running around the train
Photo Date:  8/3/2003  Upload Date: 9/21/2008 11:50:31 AM
Location:  Achensee, AT
Author:  nikos kavoori
Views:  687   Comments: 2
Title:  EL EB
Description:  815-813-819
Photo Date:  12/28/1971  Upload Date: 9/10/2011 5:01:58 PM
Location:  Griffith, IN
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  EL 815(E8A)
Views:  1172   Comments: 4
BAR 67 at Mt Waldo
Title:  BAR 67 at Mt Waldo
Description:  The Searsport local working its way past Mt Wldo south of of Frankfort
Photo Date:  6/15/1984  Upload Date: 1/6/2012 4:06:13 PM
Location:  Frankfort, ME
Author:  TS _Illinois
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BAR 67(GP7)
Views:  731   Comments: 0
Photo Date:  5/12/2008  Upload Date: 5/12/2008 8:30:52 PM
Location:  Johnstown, PA
Views:  656   Comments: 1
Train Time.
Title:  Train Time.
Description:  Locomotive #69 on the trestle at Fraser Meadows.
Photo Date:  6/12/2011  Upload Date: 1/11/2012 1:36:12 PM
Location:  Fraser Meadows, YT
Author:  Karl Rethwisch
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  WPY 69(2-8-0)
Views:  861   Comments: 6
Place of History: The world biggest rail accident took place on this ramp, about 800 dead.
Title:  Place of History: The world biggest rail accident took place on this ramp, about 800 dead.
Description:  Not far down this place, the biggest rail accident in history happened: On 12 December 1917 approximately 1000 troops were returning home on leave from the fighting in North East Italy. They were being conveyed in two trains from Turin to Lyon. Due to the prevailing conditions, there was a shortage of locomotives. Indeed, only one was available. The decision was made to operate the two trains as one, coupling them together and putting them in the charge of a single 4-6-0 engine. The train now consisted of nineteen coaches. Of these, the first three had brakes (automatic air brakes controlled from the engine), the remaining coaches and ammunition cars were either unbraked or had hand brakes operated by brakesmen. The weight of the train vastly exceeded what the engine was permitted to haul. The driver would have known, that the task his engine was expected to undertake, was dangerous. The driver protested this position, refusing to drive the train. However, these were not normal times. This was war and although a civilian, he was threatened with military discipline by the army if he refused to cooperate. As the troop train began the descent on gradients as steep as 1 in 33, the driver applied the brakes. It steadily gathered speed as it continued its descent. The brakes became overheated and glowed white causing fires to break out under the coaches. The train continued like this for some 4 miles (6 km) until at an estimated 75 mph (120 km/h) the first coach became derailed. The rest of the train piled-up against it, the wooden coaches immediately catching fire. They burned with such intensity that of the 800 or so who died, only 425 bodies could be identified. The crew of the 4-6-0 engine survived, as their engine derailed in the upcoming station of Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne. Extract from http://danger-ahead.railfan.net .
Photo Date:  8/13/2011  Upload Date: 8/27/2011 9:33:31 AM
Location:  Modane, FR
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
Locomotives:  SNCF BB22000(UNKNOWN)
Views:  1373   Comments: 3
Title:  Untitled
Photo Date:  6/24/2008  Upload Date: 7/9/2008 2:40:37 PM
Location:  chihuahua, MX
Author:  Alejandro Bernal Puig
Categories:  Scenic
Views:  726   Comments: 1
NKP 759
Title:  NKP 759
Description:  Westbound on the NKP with the Golden Spike Centennial Limited
Photo Date:  5/4/1969  Upload Date: 7/4/2012 6:49:47 PM
Location:  Conneaut, OH
Author:  Robert Farkas
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 759(2-8-4)
Views:  991   Comments: 6
VTR 801
Title:  VTR 801
Description:  The 801 leads her train over the Waloomsac River just west of White Creek Station near Bennington Battlefield.
Photo Date:  8/1/1984  Upload Date: 2/22/2006 4:25:28 PM
Location:  White Creek Station, NY
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  VTR 801(GP18)
Views:  786   Comments: 3
Union Pacific 844 Over Donner Pass
Title:  Union Pacific 844 Over Donner Pass
Description:  The sound of Union Pacific 844 charging up Donner Pass breaks the peace of the forest near Andover, California. Union Pacific 844 was heading to Sacramento for the 150th Anniversary. Amtrakdavis22 © 2012
Photo Date:  9/27/2012  Upload Date: 10/10/2012 1:00:59 AM
Location:  Andover, CA
Author:  Amtrakdavis22
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  1169   Comments: 12
BNSF 2243
Title:  BNSF 2243
Photo Date:  7/25/2010  Upload Date: 10/10/2010 8:20:55 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 2243(GP38) BNSF 6913(SD40-2) EMDX 780(GP38-2) BNSF 9812(SD70MAC)
Views:  940   Comments: 2
TRRA 2005 and 2000
Title:  TRRA 2005 and 2000
Description:  TRRA 2005 and 2000
Photo Date:  7/9/2012  Upload Date: 7/9/2012 12:45:03 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Keith B
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  TRRA 2005(GP38-3) TRRA 2000(GP38-3)
Views:  1291   Comments: 6
GTW 5929
Title:  GTW 5929
Description:  GTW 5929, exact date unknown
Photo Date:  4/1/1981  Upload Date: 11/18/2007 3:05:58 PM
Location:  South Bend, IN
Author:  Tim Vermande
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  GTW 5929(SD40)
Views:  1018   Comments: 3
MILW 356
Title:  MILW 356
Description:  Metaline Falls yard and the Lehigh Portland Cement Co Plant in the summer of 1977
Photo Date:  8/3/1977  Upload Date: 9/26/2012 4:42:32 PM
Location:  Metaline Falls, WA
Author:  Lauren Scrafford
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,RollingStock,Yard,Station,Track
Locomotives:  MILW 356(GP38-2)
Views:  1372   Comments: 3
NOPB 151 on riverfront tracks
Title:  NOPB 151 on riverfront tracks
Description:  A refurbished 1971 SW1500 along the New Orleans riverfront tracks (NOPB and RTA streetcar). The NOPB has a long history of purchasing new engines, first Baldwin,than EMD, and most recently Boise models. The French Quarter is on the right.
Photo Date:  2/16/2006  Upload Date: 7/17/2009 2:18:43 AM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  William Lang
Categories:  Action
Views:  2589   Comments: 19
Norfolk Southern Erie RR High Bridge, Letchworth State Park, NY
Title:  Norfolk Southern Erie RR High Bridge, Letchworth State Park, NY
Description:  In the center of the picture is the Middle Falls of the Genesee River. Near the top is the Erie RR High Bridge and below it a small portion of Upper Falls is visible. On the bridge at the right is a NS work crew. This series of pictures is of that work crew and the bridge. This picture shows why this is called the "Grand Canyon of the East." #1 of 5 pictures. Click on "Castile, NY" below for all 5.
Photo Date:  9/24/2007  Upload Date: 9/25/2007 7:51:23 AM
Location:  Castile, NY
Author:  Marty Bernard
Views:  1609   Comments: 1
BNSF 1077
Title:  BNSF 1077
Description:  Adding some color to the bland fall foliage season that was Fall 2013, a BNSF Heritage 1 painted CW44-9 1077 and a CSX SD70MAC lead a mixed freight near Wabun, VA
Photo Date:  10/23/2013  Upload Date: 1/9/2014 7:12:05 PM
Location:  Wabun, VA
Author:  Troy Nolen
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1077(C44-9W) CSX 4827(SD70MAC)
Views:  1165   Comments: 9
UP 1982 and NS 1069 Lead BNSF H-LINKCK1-29
Title:  UP 1982 and NS 1069 Lead BNSF H-LINKCK1-29
Description:  Visit http://meridianspeedway.weebly.com/blog/december-18th-2014 for the narrative on this event!
Photo Date:  12/29/2013  Upload Date: 12/30/2013 7:00:31 PM
Location:  Firth, NE
Author:  Christopher Palmieri
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  UP 1982(SD70ACe) NS 1069(SD70ACe)
Views:  3946   Comments: 15
ATSF 3421
Title:  ATSF 3421
Photo Date:  4/11/1978  Upload Date: 3/5/2011 10:55:56 AM
Location:  Cajon Pass, CA
Author:  Jack Smith
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 3421(GP35)
Views:  1185   Comments: 5
Sr1 - VR Finnish Railways
Title:  Sr1 - VR Finnish Railways
Description:  The Intercity IC5 is leaving Imatra station to Joensuu, watched by a sitting man.
Photo Date:  7/19/2010  Upload Date: 7/22/2010 6:29:03 AM
Location:  Imatra, FI
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  VR Sr1(UNKNOWN)
Views:  954   Comments: 4

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