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Photo ID: 443850

Neither rain, sleet, or snow can stop the mailman but seeing a massive locomotive being taken from the tracks and placed on the highway? That seems to do the trick here as the college in Waycross ... (more)

Railroad: PRLX
Locomotive: EMD SD40
Location: Waycross, Georgia, USA
Locomotive #: PRLX 3066
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 01, 2013


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By: Allan R. Willams Jr.

Added: Jul 18, 2013

Views: 7,179
Comments: 6

Favorited: 38

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Photo ID: 443813

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: RTL III Turboliner
Location: Bear, Delaware, USA
Locomotive #: 2162
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 2011


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Jul 18, 2013

Views: 2,513
Comments: 3

Favorited: 16

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Photo ID: 443796

An empty train is waiting to be loaded at the impressive wooden coal loading facility at Urussanga.

Railroad: EF Dona Teresa Cristina
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Urussanga, Brazil
Locomotive #: 153-1M
Train ID: Steam charter
Photo Date: July 09, 2013


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By: Daniel SIMON

Added: Jul 18, 2013

Views: 822
Comments: 1

Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 443577

Ever seen the inside of a SW1200 before? Fairly roomy and worn out. Taken with permission from the crew.

Railroad: Ontario Southland Railway
Locomotive: EMD SW1200
Location: Salford , Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: OSRX 1244
Train ID: Cami Turn
Photo Date: July 12, 2013


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By: CitySlicker

Added: Jul 16, 2013

Views: 1,584
Comments: 1

Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 443505

The cab of a former Metroliner cab car, taken with proper credentials.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: cab car
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: 9635
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 2013


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Jul 15, 2013

Views: 3,574
Comments: 2

Favorited: 25

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Photo ID: 443197

The Silver Star departs 30th Street

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Bombardier/Alstom HHP-8
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: 658
Train ID: 92
Photo Date: July, 2007


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Jul 13, 2013

Views: 903
Comments: 0

Favorited: 7

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Photo ID: 443006

As seen through a 500mm lens, a westbound freight makes its way through Lugo as it climbs the eastern slope of Cajon Pass. Meanwhile, automobiles come and go on nearby Summit Valley Road.

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: None
Location: Lugo, California, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January, 1996


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By: Steve Schmollinger

Added: Jul 11, 2013

Views: 863
Comments: 0

Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 442939

A view over the Driver's shoulder as one of the two Alweg monorail sets speeds north through Seattle, Washington.

Railroad: Seattle Monorail Services
Locomotive: Alweg Monorail
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 20, 2013


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By: Chris Walters

Added: Jul 11, 2013

Views: 2,192
Comments: 0

Favorited: 16

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Photo ID: 442875

Prior to it's reporting marks being changed over to OSR, one of 4 newly acquired SW1200's sit in the Salford shops.

Railroad: Canadian Pacific Railway
Locomotive: EMD SW1200
Location: Salford , Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: CP 1244
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: December 22, 2012


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By: CitySlicker

Added: Jul 10, 2013

Views: 740
Comments: 0

Favorited: 13

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Photo ID: 442696

The car barn at the Yakima Electric Railway Museum, home of the Yakima Valley Trolleys, is an incredible place. At front-left is YVT 298, a GE electric locomotive built new for the original Yakim... (more)

Railroad: Yakima Valley Transportation Co.
Locomotive: GE B+B Electric
Location: Yakima, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: YVT 298
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 07, 2013


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By: David Honan

Added: Jul 09, 2013

Views: 747
Comments: 1

Favorited: 13

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Photo ID: 442097

Happy Birthday, USA! 237 years ago, the United States of America declared its independence. Norfolk Southern is honored to recognize the service of our country's military members, past and prese... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD60E
Location: Smiths Station, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: NS 6920
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 04, 2013


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By: Norfolk Southern Corp

Added: Jul 03, 2013

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Views: 9,251
Comments: 8

Favorited: 151

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Photo ID: 441606

A rare look at the hostler controls inside the freshly overhauled CP Rail F9B #1900. The single chime horn cord is just out of the frame to the left and the bell is operated by the valve under the... (more)

Railroad: Canadian Pacific Railway
Locomotive: EMD F9(B)
Location: Silvis, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: 1900
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 26, 2013


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By: KJ Larson

Added: Jun 29, 2013

Views: 3,364
Comments: 3

Favorited: 33

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Photo ID: 441347

Fort Worth, we have a problem. Diesel fuel cascades from the walkway of BNSF 4019 as it departs Grass Lake, CA, following a stop to shut down the unit. Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Grass Lake, California, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 4019
Train ID: H-BARPAS1-20D
Photo Date: June 22, 2013



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By: David Honan

Added: Jun 27, 2013

Views: 5,340
Comments: 11

Favorited: 37

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Photo ID: 440821

Four passengertrains, a few cranes, a landing place for helicopters and many many containers at the harbour, taken from the Harbour Centre (130m over the tracks)

Railroad: West Coast Express
Locomotive: Unknown
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 16, 2012


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By: Markus Gmür

Added: Jun 22, 2013

Views: 3,231
Comments: 2

Favorited: 29

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Photo ID: 440808

A very late FEC 123 crosses the Tomoka River. Usually 123 is just getting to Stuart at Sunrise, not here in Ormond Beach. 202 broke a knuckle last night near St. Augustine backing things up.

Railroad: Florida East Coast Railroad (FEC)
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Ormond Beach, Florida, USA
Locomotive #: FEC 415
Train ID: FEC 123
Photo Date: June 22, 2013


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By: Bob Pickering (BP)

Added: Jun 22, 2013

Views: 543
Comments: 0

Favorited: 2

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