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The Way it Used to Be
Things change. Railroads are no different. A collection of images showing the railroads as they used to be.
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Photo ID: 625084

A Conrail local, most likely based in Falls Yard, follows the route of the Royal Blue as it crosses the Schuylkill River, going from East Falls to West Falls in Philadelphia. The cars passing unde... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: GE B23-7
Location: West Falls, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 1951
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 18, 1992


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Jul 31, 2017

Views: 2,120
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Favorited: 17
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Photo ID: 624997

The motive power for a short NS 720 returns light to Andover Yard after setting its train off at Yuma. The South Fork of Powell River flows to the left; Little Stone Mountain looms in the backgrou... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: East Stone Gap, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 3236
Train ID: NS 720
Photo Date: April 01, 1994


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By: Ed Wolfe

Added: Jul 31, 2017

Views: 1,163
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Photo ID: 620927

Work train service only. The section gang mugs for the photographer after a rough day of working on the Chicago Line in the August heat.

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: caboose
Location: Gary, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: CR 46109R
Train ID: unknown
Photo Date: August, 1978


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By: GEORGE M. STUPAR

Added: Jun 24, 2017

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Photo ID: 620915

Work train service only. The section gang mugs for the photographer after a rough day of working on the Chicago Line in the August heat.

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: caboose
Location: Gary, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: CR 46109R
Train ID: unknown
Photo Date: August, 1978


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By: GEORGE M. STUPAR

Added: Jun 24, 2017

Views: 5,043
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Photo ID: 620852

SP helper engineer and conductor make their way off their trailing unit. The BKDOU they're helping has suffered some sort of failure near the head end, and the conductor (closest to us) will walk ... (more)

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD45T-2
Location: Ilmon, California, USA
Locomotive #: SP 9322
Train ID: SP BKDOU
Photo Date: March, 1988


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By: Steve Schmollinger

Added: Jun 23, 2017

Views: 5,974
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Favorited: 26


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Photo ID: 620710

I Wana Get This Train Loaded

A Wisconsin Electric train begins the flood loading process at the Blacksville Number 2 Mine in Wana, West Virginia. The Super 7’s are all on the prope... (more)

Railroad: Monongahela Railway
Locomotive: EMD GP38
Location: Wana, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: MGA 2002
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 23, 1990


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Jun 22, 2017

Views: 3,663
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Favorited: 21
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Photo ID: 620645

The final Bly Turn backs into OC&E's yard at Klamath Falls. Many local residents came out to watch the last logger enter town.

Railroad: Oregon, California & Eastern
Locomotive: Caboose
Location: Klamath Falls, Oregon, USA
Locomotive #: OCE 2008
Train ID: Bly Turn
Photo Date: April 29, 1990


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By: Wendel Moran

Added: Jun 21, 2017

Views: 3,063
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Favorited: 15

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Photo ID: 620583

Late in the afternoon, Little Joe E70 holds the main with a dead freight, waiting for an eastbound symbol to emerge from St. Paul tunnel. Meanwhile, five Milwaukee Road MOW employees with a speede... (more)

Railroad: Milwaukee Road
Locomotive: Little Joe
Location: East Portal, Montana, USA
Locomotive #: MILW E70
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1972


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By: Steve Schmollinger

Added: Jun 20, 2017

Views: 7,002
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Photo ID: 620209

BN SD45 No. 6418, wrecked in a derailment near Skykomish, WA, in 1972, sits in the yard in a sad state. The SD45 is ex-NP No. 3618.

Railroad: Burlington Northern Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD45
Location: Spokane, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BN 6418
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1973


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By: Steve Schmollinger

Added: Jun 16, 2017

Views: 5,536
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Photo ID: 619075

After arriving in Allentown with Delaware & Hudson train NE-84, the first Maine Central power to visit the area has run arou... (more)

Railroad: Maine Central
Locomotive: GE U25B
Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: MEC 229
Train ID: DH NE-84
Photo Date: July 30, 1983


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Jun 05, 2017

Views: 3,171
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Favorited: 20


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Photo ID: 614623

All in a Day’s Work

The Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern serves a small explosives manufacturing plant at Mount Carmel Junction, Pennsylvania. Since there is no runaround track ne... (more)

Railroad: Reading & Northern
Locomotive: Covered Hopper
Location: Mount Carmel Junction, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: LN 242633
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 20, 1992


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Apr 27, 2017

Views: 7,292
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Favorited: 22
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Photo ID: 611315

Conrail piggybacker TV-9 is roughly a dozen miles into its thousand-mile journey between Boston and Chicago as it swings through suburban Wellesley Farms, MA, behind a five-unit set of GP40-2s and... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Wellesley Farms, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 3347
Train ID: TV-9
Photo Date: September, 1986


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Mar 27, 2017

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Photo ID: 611311

Conrail purchased sixty B36-7’s from General Electric in 1983. The GE’s were immediately placed into service as the motive power of choice for Conrail’s high-speed Trailer Van intermodal service. ... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: GE B36-7
Location: Enola, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 5016
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 16, 1985


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Mar 27, 2017

Views: 4,700
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Photo ID: 611226

St. Paul Union Depot GE center cab no. 441 shuffles Burlington's Silver Express baggage car on the east leads to St. Paul Union Depot on a sunny April 1970 morning. This was during the brief perio... (more)

Railroad: St. Paul Union Depot
Locomotive: GE 44-ton
Location: St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: SPUD 441
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1970


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Mar 26, 2017

Views: 2,846
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Photo ID: 611022

Big Blue's Newest
Detail of CR C39-8 6007, temporarily assigned to static display on Track 10 at the Harrisburg Transportation Center during the dedication of PRR GG1 4859 on November ... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: GE C39-8 (Dash 8-39C)
Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 6007
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: November 16, 1986


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By: Ted Grumbine

Added: Mar 24, 2017

Views: 4,060
Comments: 2

Favorited: 10

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