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The Heavens above
Railroading at night with the Milky Way Galaxy, Northern Lights, Comets, Eclipses, or Rockets launched into space. (Psalm 19:1)
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Photo ID: 397360

D&RGW's original search lights still protect UP's Craig Branch and our galaxy at 04:00h. I don't believe there was a single train on the entire 130+ miles of this coal branch line, the Milky Way a... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: none
Location: Toponas, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 23, 2012


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By: Tyler Eaton

Added: May 09, 2012

People's Choice 2

Views: 10,423
Comments: 12

Favorited: 85
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Photo ID: 396648

Former Southern Pacific searchlight signals display two red signals, indicating an approaching train. The skies are clear and a new moon has allowed for a star filled sky to provide a backdrop on ... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Mojave, California, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 21, 2012


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By: Chase Gunnoe

Added: May 01, 2012

Views: 5,165
Comments: 2

Favorited: 28
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Photo ID: 396228

Sometimes you need to make your own subject. After failing to find any kind of train action, I had to resort to shooting the crossbucks protecting a rural grade crossing west of Cass Lake as the ... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Locomotive: None
Location: Cass Lake, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 28, 2011


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By: christophersmuller.com

Added: Apr 27, 2012

Screener's Choice

Views: 8,731
Comments: 6

Favorited: 67
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Photo ID: 393109

The intermediates at Brooks have just kicked on, indicating a westbound has passed the next eastern Control Point at 'CW Cabin', to the west of Hinton. Painting a vibrant red and yellow glow from ... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Hinton, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 22, 2012


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By: Chase Gunnoe

Added: Mar 25, 2012

Views: 5,102
Comments: 2

Favorited: 26
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Photo ID: 392217

Starry night at Claremont.. Looking to the north, with the star, Polaris overhead main one, the stars rotate in this near 19 minute exposure. The moon is less than 20 minutes from rising, which wi... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Claremont, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 14, 2012


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By: Chase Gunnoe

Added: Mar 14, 2012

Views: 5,512
Comments: 4

Favorited: 37


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Photo ID: 390722

A light snow the night before has allowed the four red signals at Hilldale to reflect a vibrant red cast onto the ground, as a star filled sky silhouettes the C&O cantilever that will soon see its... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Hilldale, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 04, 2012


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By: Chase Gunnoe

Added: Feb 26, 2012

Views: 2,983
Comments: 0

Favorited: 18
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Photo ID: 389498

Timeless.. A full moon has just dipped below the horizon and the eastern skies are beginning to show some color during this brief period after moonset and before sunrise. A star filled sky and com... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Riffe, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 08, 2011


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By: Chase Gunnoe

Added: Feb 13, 2012

People's Choice 4

Views: 9,191
Comments: 5

Favorited: 55
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Photo ID: 387146

Old Santa Fe type signals are soon going to be a thing of the past. The BNSF signal gang is working hard to replace these old search light signal bridges and cantilevers on the Marceline Sub. Here... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Ethel, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: n/a
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: October 29, 2011


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By: Craig Williams

Added: Jan 18, 2012

Views: 4,660
Comments: 4

Favorited: 38
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Photo ID: 386392

The intermediate signals at 'Riffes Bottom' display a pair of red stop signals, indicating the block is occupied in the opposing direction. The red signals reflect off of the snow covered private ... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Riffe, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 04, 2012


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By: Chase Gunnoe

Added: Jan 09, 2012

Views: 2,775
Comments: 1

Favorited: 10
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Photo ID: 376025

After shooting the Los Pinos water tank with the Milky Way in 2010, I then wanted to shoot a steam locomotive in the same fashion. It would be nearly a year and a half later when I would get my ch... (more)

Railroad: Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Cumbres Pass, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: 485
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 21, 2011


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By: Pete Lerro - www.Lerroproductions.com

Added: Sep 25, 2011

People's Choice 3

Views: 8,707
Comments: 6

Favorited: 61


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Photo ID: 375986

A star filled sky silhouettes the eastbound cantilever at Alderson.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Alderson, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 29, 2011


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By: Chase Gunnoe

Added: Sep 24, 2011

Views: 2,804
Comments: 0

Favorited: 22
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Photo ID: 374416

The milky way over Copper Creek.. It's a dark night in the Clinchport Valley as a sky full of stars silhouette the impressive Copper Creek Viaduct.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Clinchport, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 01, 2011


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By: Chase Gunnoe

Added: Sep 08, 2011

People's Choice 4

Views: 8,137
Comments: 9

Favorited: 57
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Photo ID: 370946

The Milky Way glows over the C&O Water Tower.

Railroad: Cass Scenic Railroad
Locomotive: Water Tank
Location: Cass, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 31, 2011


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By: Philip Martin

Added: Aug 04, 2011

Views: 2,862
Comments: 1

Favorited: 32
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Photo ID: 370572

The Milky Way lights up the night sky over the Cass water tower.

Railroad: Cass Scenic Railroad
Locomotive: Water Tower
Location: Cass, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 31, 2011


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By: Walter Scriptunas II - www.scriptunasimages.com

Added: Jul 31, 2011

Views: 3,528
Comments: 1

Favorited: 28
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Photo ID: 367502

A star filled sky adds some background to a clear signal at Alderson.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: Unknown
Location: Alderson, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 30, 2011


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By: Chase Gunnoe

Added: Jul 02, 2011

Views: 2,939
Comments: 0

Favorited: 17
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