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Photo ID: 526728

The distant roar of a Westbound grain train clawing up the .65% grade out of the Souris River Valley fills the chilly Spring night sky; and the intermediate signal at MP 16.7 gives a proceed indic... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Lonetree, North Dakota, USA
Locomotive #: N/A
Train ID: N/A
Photo Date: April 11, 2015


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By: Steven M. Welch

Added: Apr 12, 2015

Screener's Choice
People's Choice 1

Views: 11,731
Comments: 10

Favorited: 111

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Photo ID: 526143

Came out from the fog... Backwoods of central Russia at the north of Tver region. Local time 5-00 AM. TEP70-0270 locomotive with passenger train "Ivanovo - St. Petersburg" appears... (more)

Railroad: Russian Railways
Locomotive: TEP70
Location: Udomlya, Tver region, Russia
Locomotive #: 0270
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 17, 2014


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By: Ilya Semyonoff

Added: Apr 07, 2015

People's Choice 4

Views: 3,799
Comments: 3

Favorited: 37

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Photo ID: 525169

The gas local glides along the Flathead River on the way to Thompson Falls to be loaded as a gorgeous sunrise starts to crest the mountains to the east. This train will have locomotive issues late... (more)

Railroad: Montana Rail Link
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Perma, Montana, USA
Locomotive #: MRL 4408
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 03, 2015


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By: Travis Dewitz

Added: Mar 30, 2015

People's Choice 4

Views: 3,971
Comments: 4

Favorited: 44

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Photo ID: 522137

Northbound NS Intermodal 235 heads up the Sandusky District at Monnett, between Bucyrus and Marion. The sun has just set over the horizon, but lights the underside of the clouds, creating an excel... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Monnett, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: UP 7941
Train ID: NS 235
Photo Date: March 07, 2015


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By: Chris Henchey (The Hench)

Added: Mar 07, 2015

Views: 985
Comments: 2

Favorited: 18

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Photo ID: 506545

With the temperature close to zero, Amtrak train no. 6, the California Zephyr descends the grade at Big Ten Curve with the Denver Metro area in the background.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Arvada, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 169
Train ID: AMT6 12
Photo Date: November 13, 2014


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By: John Crisanti

Added: Nov 14, 2014

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People's Choice 1

Views: 14,783
Comments: 14

Favorited: 108

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Photo ID: 506357

A westbound coal train skirts the Colorado River, approaching tunnel 39 on a chilly fall morning.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Azure, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: UP 5940
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 21, 2014


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By: Nick DAmato (Diamond D)

Added: Nov 13, 2014

Views: 1,827
Comments: 1

Favorited: 23

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Photo ID: 504287

Western grain train drops down the Elkhorn grade through the dense fog on a fall morning in late October.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C40-9W (Dash 9-40CW)
Location: Maybeury, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 9352
Train ID: NS 51T
Photo Date: October 28, 2014


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By: Michael Biehn

Added: Oct 30, 2014

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People's Choice 1

Views: 11,831
Comments: 6

Favorited: 72

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Photo ID: 502053

A eastbound train of Bakken crude oil rounds one of the curves and disappears in the fog.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Grande View, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 7520
Train ID: CSX K080
Photo Date: October 08, 2014


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By: Travis Giles

Added: Oct 14, 2014

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People's Choice 2

Views: 14,559
Comments: 8

Favorited: 106

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Photo ID: 496382

One of the most popular places to photograph trains in North Dakota is from this hill in the Bad Lands. The story behind this photo is a little more involved than I walked up the hill and waited f... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Sully Springs, North Dakota, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 9119
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 31, 2014


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By: Travis Dewitz

Added: Sep 03, 2014

Photo of the Week
People's Choice 1

Views: 18,731
Comments: 30

Favorited: 250

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Photo ID: 495405

With late season thunderstorms rumbling over the Bookcliffs in the background, Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train” local approaches Mounds, Utah, late on the afternoon of November 21, 2003. Rio Gra... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40T-2
Location: Mounds, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 5390
Train ID: UP LJP45
Photo Date: November 21, 2003


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Aug 27, 2014

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People's Choice 3

Views: 12,231
Comments: 4

Favorited: 70

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Photo ID: 490969

VIA Rail’s train No. 2, the Canadian, rolls eastbound with 21 cars through Robertson’s Curve at Swan Landing, Alberta, on the afternoon of July 7, 2014. The spectacular Brule Range is softly refle... (more)

Railroad: VIA Rail
Locomotive: EMD F40PH-3
Location: Brule, Alberta, Canada
Locomotive #: VIA 6407
Train ID: VIA 2
Photo Date: July 07, 2014


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Jul 24, 2014

People's Choice 1

Views: 12,081
Comments: 13

Favorited: 110

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Photo ID: 489413

Waiting at a railway crossing at sunset, hoping to get that one shot in beautiful evening light. It was really a surprise that we were able to photograph two trains. One of them the California Zep... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Battle Mountain, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 40
Train ID: AMTK 6
Photo Date: June 04, 2014


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By: Wim Ameele

Added: Jul 13, 2014

People's Choice 3

Views: 3,846
Comments: 4

Favorited: 52

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Photo ID: 482725

A train passes through Junction 18, possibly the world's busiest rail crossing and interlocking. A real treat to see and so accessible!

Railroad: Chicago Transit Authority
Locomotive: M-K 3200 Series
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 17, 2014


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By: Eric Williams

Added: May 24, 2014

Screener's Choice
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People's Choice 1

Views: 18,218
Comments: 16

Favorited: 129

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Photo ID: 481334

The Westbound 'Overland' from Adelaide to Melbourne slips through peaceful Mount Lofty Station, in the Adelaide Hills near Stirling, at dusk on an autumn evening. The station is no longer served b... (more)

Railroad: Great Southern Rail
Locomotive: n/a
Location: Stirling, Australia
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: 7MA8
Photo Date: May 03, 2014


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By: Chris Walters

Added: May 13, 2014

Views: 1,422
Comments: 1

Favorited: 23

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Photo ID: 480847

A late running commuter train crosses Moodna during a heavy snow fall.

Railroad: Metro-North Railroad
Locomotive: Unknown
Location: Salisbury Mills, New York, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: 61
Photo Date: February 14, 2014


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By: Eric Williams

Added: May 09, 2014

Views: 1,916
Comments: 3

Favorited: 26

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