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Photo ID: 361771

I must admit, I took every opportunity to view RF&P 250 ton wreck derrick No. 1 when it was being used. It didn't get used often, but when it did, I tried to be there. Still, being steam powered... (more)

Railroad: Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac
Locomotive: EMD GP35
Location: Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: RFP 138
Train ID: Wreck Train
Photo Date: March 06, 1978


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By: Extra 127 South

Added: Apr 27, 2011

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Photo ID: 361292

There is a bit of the past and the future in this photograph. In the background is the boom of RF&P Acca wreck derrick No. 1 working to clear a derailment at Brooke, VA on Sept. 25, 1976. Wreck ... (more)

Railroad: Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac
Locomotive: None
Location: Brooke, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: None
Train ID: No. 110
Photo Date: September 25, 1976


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By: Extra 127 South

Added: Apr 22, 2011

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Photo ID: 361289

Some people may remember yellow and white dots on freight cars, applied in the late 1970's, to identify whether or not the car had a certain type of wheel suspected of causing derailments. Specif... (more)

Railroad: Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac
Locomotive: None
Location: Brooke, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: None
Train ID: No. 110
Photo Date: September 25, 1976


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By: Extra 127 South

Added: Apr 22, 2011

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Photo ID: 361287

On the evening of Sept. 24, 1976, as RF&P manifest No. 110 worked its way north, a wheel began of disintegrate on a SCL boxcar. It began around Dahlgren Junction (MP 61.1) and by the time the car... (more)

Railroad: Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac
Locomotive: None
Location: Brooke, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: None
Train ID: No. 110
Photo Date: September 25, 1976


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By: Extra 127 South

Added: Apr 22, 2011

Views: 4,401
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Photo ID: 361091

RF&P 250 ton derrick No. 1 was busying itself with clearing an eight car derailment between Greendale and North Acca as southbound Amtrak No. 81, the "Silver Star," passed. Former SCL E8A No. 582... (more)

Railroad: Seaboard Coast Line
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Greendale, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SCL 582
Train ID: Amtrak No. 81
Photo Date: February 24, 1972


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By: Extra 127 South

Added: Apr 20, 2011

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Photo ID: 361089

Feb. 24, 1972 dawned cold and nasty in Richmond, VA, in more than one way for RF&P. During the night a southbound freight had derailed while running down No. 4 Track between Greendale and Acca Ya... (more)

Railroad: Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Greendale, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: No. 176
Photo Date: February 24, 1972


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By: Extra 127 South

Added: Apr 20, 2011

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Photo ID: 360776

Reading crane 90906 and Jersey Central crane 5 and accompanying cars are at East Penn Jct. to clean up a derailment of several freight cars.

Railroad: Reading Company
Locomotive: crane
Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: RDG 90906
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 05, 1963


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By: Bob Krone

Added: Apr 17, 2011

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Photo ID: 359518

The 1792 rests at NC DOT Capital yard Raleigh, NC. Slowly she is being parted out, after being involved in a crossing accident at 79mph with a low boy hauling an excavator in Mebane, NC.

Railroad: North Carolina Department of Transportation
Locomotive: EMD GP40P-2
Location: Raleigh, NC, North Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: 1792
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 05, 2011


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By: SuperDave

Added: Apr 06, 2011

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Photo ID: 358502

Woke up to a loud sound early this morning to find there had been a derailment. Just another average Monday!

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: n/a
Location: Newton Falls, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 28, 2011


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By: BNK

Added: Mar 28, 2011

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Photo ID: 358068

RJ Corman crews clean up empty rail train, W014, which derailed earlier in the morning in the CP 17 interlocking on the CSX Short Line. Here they are shown tipping this car off the tracks and all ... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 920462
Train ID: CSX W014
Photo Date: March 24, 2011


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By: Paul Duda

Added: Mar 24, 2011

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Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 358008

As a sequel to my derailment shot of CNR 1212 at Hamilton Jct. ON, here is the CNR big hook rerailing it.

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: EMD SW1200
Location: Hamilton Junction, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: CN 1212
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 09, 1967


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By: Doug Wingfield

Added: Mar 23, 2011

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Photo ID: 357771

Hello, NP, this is the CNR. We are returning one of your box cars with a slight dent in one end. Refer to my photo of the burned off axle as this is what caused the derailment and damage to th... (more)

Railroad: Northern Pacific Railway
Locomotive: Boxcar
Location: Belleville, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: n/a
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 09, 1960


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By: Doug Wingfield

Added: Mar 21, 2011

Views: 13,160
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Photo ID: 356559

Union Pacific 6414 with heavy wreck damage in the UP Adams Street yard in Peoria. STEVE SMEDLEY PHOTO

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Peoria, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6414
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 06, 2011


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By: Steve Smedley

Added: Mar 10, 2011

Views: 16,907
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Favorited: 50
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Photo ID: 356142

The remnants of BNSF 6851 sit in Denver north yard, nearly two years after an accident with an ethanol tanker. After the accident the engine was able to move under its own power.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Denver, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 6851
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 05, 2011


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By: Andrew De Kruif

Added: Mar 05, 2011

Views: 12,557
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Photo ID: 356012

Thanks to a headsup by C&O6088, found Y12110 derailed at 47th St in Hamilton. Volvo front-end loader pulled the 6 covered hoppers away, and when I saw, they couldn't back up the engine to get it o... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Hamilton, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 6358
Train ID: CSX Y121
Photo Date: February 10, 2011


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By: Zack Segur - www.railroadfan.com

Added: Mar 04, 2011

Views: 9,513
Comments: 1

Favorited: 25

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