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Photo ID: 373543

CRASH: The conductor flags his train as police and fire personel complete reports following an accident that took the crossing signal mast down. As you can see, the fire dept took the roof off of... (more)

Railroad: Canadian Pacific Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Wadsworth, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CP 8846
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 28, 2011


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By: Rob Schreiner

Added: Aug 29, 2011

Views: 14,438
Comments: 3

Favorited: 28

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Photo ID: 373393

Amtrak 176 sits damaged and alone in Portland after hitting a semi-truck earlier in the year. Here, it awaits transport back to Chicago on the Empire Builder.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Portland, Oregon, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 176
Train ID: N/A
Photo Date: June 16, 2011


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By: Stephen Schmidt

Added: Aug 28, 2011

Views: 8,052
Comments: 3

Favorited: 18

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Photo ID: 373241

just like a model railroad this is what happens when you pull with too much power on a sharp curve. The phenomenum is called "stringlining or straight lining". The MWARBAR had been separated at a ... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Wilmington, California, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 5044
Train ID: MWATBAR
Photo Date: May 23, 2008


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By: Joe Blackwell

Added: Aug 27, 2011

Views: 12,851
Comments: 7

Favorited: 47
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Photo ID: 372584

Railroad: Hungarian State Railways (MÁV)
Locomotive: M44
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Locomotive #: M44 158
Train ID: --
Photo Date: June 24, 2011


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By: MVGY-RT

Added: Aug 21, 2011

Views: 4,847
Comments: 1

Favorited: 9
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Photo ID: 371566

A northbound CSX manifest is coming up on the scene of a minor derailment from a month prior that resulted in the new signal on the left and the hoppers pushed over to the side of the ROW.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE C40-8W (Dash 8-40CW)
Location: Watseka, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 7811
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 17, 2011


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By: Michael Harding

Added: Aug 11, 2011

Views: 6,167
Comments: 0

Favorited: 14

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Photo ID: 371457

DITCHED, part 6: THE DAMAGE. Work crews bend and lean to view the damage to the locomotive they just pulled from the ditch. The locomotive eventually went to the Hobo Railroad in... (more)

Railroad: New England Southern
Locomotive: EMD GP39-2
Location: Concord, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: NEGS 2370
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 11, 2011


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By: Aaron Keller

Added: Aug 09, 2011

Views: 7,682
Comments: 1

Favorited: 14

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Photo ID: 370932

Aftermath of a headon collision: Engine 4136, 2nd unit in the ESSP, landed upside down after climbing over, and shearing off, the long hood of lead unit 4443. Engine 4309, leading SLWB, climbed ... (more)

Railroad: Chessie System
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: East Concord, New York, USA
Locomotive #: BO 4136
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 08, 1987


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By: Mike Stellpflug

Added: Aug 04, 2011

Views: 10,193
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Favorited: 25

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Photo ID: 370880

The crew of ESSP stops to inspect the carnage that is left from the head on collision between ESSP and SLWB that occured on 2/6/1987. The 4309 was leading the SLWB which rode up over the top of 44... (more)

Railroad: Chessie System
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: East Concord, New York, USA
Locomotive #: CO 4415
Train ID: Chessie ESSP
Photo Date: February 08, 1987


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By: Mike Stellpflug

Added: Aug 03, 2011

Views: 14,209
Comments: 1

Favorited: 32

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Photo ID: 370759

DITCHED, part 5: THE LIFT. On Wednesday, February 9, 2011, a southbound New England Southern light engine struck a patch of ice and toppled a full 130 degrees off the tracks and d... (more)

Railroad: New England Southern
Locomotive: EMD GP39-2
Location: Concord, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: NEGS 2370
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 11, 2011


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By: Aaron Keller

Added: Aug 02, 2011

Views: 13,137
Comments: 2

Favorited: 20

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Photo ID: 370694

DITCHED, part 4: READY TO LIFT. On Wednesday, February 9, 2011, a southbound New England Southern light engine struck a patch of ice and toppled a full 130 degrees off the tracks ... (more)

Railroad: New England Southern
Locomotive: EMD GP39-2
Location: Concord, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: NEGS 2370
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 11, 2011


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By: Aaron Keller

Added: Aug 01, 2011

Views: 6,232
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Favorited: 16

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Photo ID: 370179

A northbound coal train rolls by the remains of a failed "pick up" of some grain hoppers from the siding around a month ago that took out the switch & signal.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Watseka, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6335
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 17, 2011


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By: Michael Harding

Added: Jul 27, 2011

Views: 4,548
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Favorited: 9

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Photo ID: 369069

Aftermath view of a derailment that took out both mains and a bridge on BNSF's busy Staples Sub early in the morning. It will be a few days until this line is open and running again. My RR vide... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: None
Location: Fridley, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: None
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 17, 2011


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By: Douglas H

Added: Jul 17, 2011

Views: 15,788
Comments: 3

Favorited: 29
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Photo ID: 368232

Containers of corn are busted open and leaking at their seams as Herzog equipment move and stack the debris off the BNSF mainline.

Railroad: Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Locomotive: n/a
Location: Hager City, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 13, 2010


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By: Travis Dewitz

Added: Jul 09, 2011

Views: 6,078
Comments: 0

Favorited: 13

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Photo ID: 367369

4 Coal gons hit the ground. One view of two__ the other two were under the overpass. Hey Dave, we must have just missed one another.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Superior, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 1850
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 25, 2011


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By: Lester Zmudzinski

Added: Jun 30, 2011

Views: 11,200
Comments: 2

Favorited: 24
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Photo ID: 367048

About 75 miles east of Reno Nevada. The westbound California Zephyr was struck by a empty gravel semi. I ran to the front expecting to see damage to the unit. Not two superliners torn open with fi... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Superliner Transition Sleeper.
Location: Reno, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: Null
Train ID: #5
Photo Date: June 24, 2011


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By: Brock Hansen

Added: Jun 26, 2011

Views: 19,866
Comments: 0

Favorited: 52
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