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Trains Vs the Weather
Trains in all sorts of bad weather
Photo Album By: Bob Pickering (BP)
 
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Photo ID: 630514

For a winter or two, the norm was for the spreader to load the #1 track with snow and let the flangers have some fun. On this February day the spreader has done its job and the 604 is nose plowi... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Truckee, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 604
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 2005


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By: raylewis

Added: Sep 15, 2017

Views: 2,369
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Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 629975

In Feb of 2011 Mother Nature was dumping on Truckee. As the snow falls UP 602 is doing its part on the Hill keeping the rails clear.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Soda Springs, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 602
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 16, 2011


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By: raylewis

Added: Sep 10, 2017

Views: 1,060
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Photo ID: 629973

Looking like a Star Wars scene In February of 2006 the weather was no different from a typical Sierra Nevada Winter. In this scene the UP 604 pauses in Truckee, CA while the storm continu... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Truckee, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 604
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 27, 2006


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By: raylewis

Added: Sep 10, 2017

People's Choice 1

Views: 6,561
Comments: 7

Favorited: 101
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Photo ID: 628039

A downpour gives some CSX GEs a bath, while they're hard at work pulling a manifest train south from ( Birmingham, AL to Waycross, GA).

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE C40-8W (Dash 8-40CW)
Location: Roanoke, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 7886
Train ID: CSX Q515
Photo Date: August 12, 2017


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By: Brandon Kirk

Added: Aug 24, 2017

Views: 464
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Photo ID: 627919

It may be springtime in Denver and other parts of the country, but up here at East Portal, Colorado, at over 9,000 feet in elevation, winter still reigns supreme. A westbound Rio Grande freight fi... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: East Portal, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 3100
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1984


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Aug 23, 2017

Views: 998
Comments: 2

Favorited: 25


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Photo ID: 626329

Metra F40PH No. 176 is running in push mode as it powers an eastbound commuter train.

Railroad: Metra
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Elmhurst, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: METX 176
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 10, 2009


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By: Steve Schmollinger

Added: Aug 10, 2017

Views: 570
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Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 626310

Thunderstorms build in the background as Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief races through the intermediate Semaphore Signals by Colmor siding.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Colmor, New Mexico, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 191
Train ID: Amtrak 3
Photo Date: July 05, 2015


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By: Alastair Poll

Added: Aug 10, 2017

Views: 2,524
Comments: 2

Favorited: 39
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Photo ID: 626193

2M62U diesel locomotive with a snowplow near Zubtsov station

Railroad: Russian Railways
Locomotive: 2M62U
Location: Zubtsov, Tver region, Russia
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 07, 2016


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By: Ilya Semyonoff

Added: Aug 09, 2017

Views: 698
Comments: 4

Favorited: 19
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Photo ID: 625097

Delayed by a series of flash flood speed restrictions, Amtrak's Pennsylvanian crawls into the Greensburg station in the pouring rain.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 117
Train ID: Amtrak 07T
Photo Date: July 30, 2017


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By: Brandon Fiume

Added: Jul 31, 2017

People's Choice 4

Views: 3,100
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Photo ID: 624795

A storm is brewing over the BNSF at Sterling as a coal train arrives on the mainline. BNSF 7329 catches a bit of brighter light, but it won't last for long as the thunder storm rolls through the c... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Sterling, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 7329
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 03, 2005


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Jul 29, 2017

Views: 2,769
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Favorited: 32

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Photo ID: 623903

Winter Storm Hercules dumped between 6 and 11 inches of snow on the greater New York City Area. As a result, New Jersey Transit downgraded service to an "enhanced weekend schedule" for the day. Th... (more)

Railroad: NJ Transit
Locomotive: Bombardier Multilevel Cab Car
Location: Millburn Township, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: NJT 7013
Train ID: NJT 6912
Photo Date: January 03, 2014


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By: Nicholas O Sullivan

Added: Jul 21, 2017

Views: 780
Comments: 1

Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 622639

Easing Through an Empty MC Yard

As a result of the midweek holiday the NYS&W only operated two road trains during the week as apposed to the usual three road trains. This resul... (more)

Railroad: New York, Susquehanna & Western (NYS&W)
Locomotive: EMD SD40T-2
Location: Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: NYSW 3014
Train ID: NYSW SU-100
Photo Date: July 07, 2017


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By: Steve Zachowski

Added: Jul 09, 2017

Views: 873
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Favorited: 6
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Photo ID: 622397

Delayed Road Freight in a Downpour

As a result of the road crew outlawing a few miles West of the iconic Newfoundland Station the SU-100 operated through the area in daylight a... (more)

Railroad: New York, Susquehanna & Western (NYS&W)
Locomotive: EMD SD40T-2
Location: Newfoundland, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: NYSW 3014
Train ID: NYSW SU-100
Photo Date: July 07, 2017


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By: Steve Zachowski

Added: Jul 07, 2017

Views: 1,161
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Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 621459

It's a rainy fall day in the Pittsburgh area. The ditch lights on an eastbound light helper set highlight the damp roadbed as it passes the helpers on westbound 25Z in the tangent between Ardara a... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD40E
Location: Ardara, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NS 6312
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 14, 2011


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By: Ed Wolfe

Added: Jun 29, 2017

Views: 781
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Favorited: 11
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Photo ID: 621238

The Pennsylvania heritage unit leads eastbound double stacks through Wall, PA amid heavy snow fall.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Wall, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8102
Train ID: NS 26T
Photo Date: January 25, 2014


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By: Ed Wolfe

Added: Jun 27, 2017

Views: 604
Comments: 1

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