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Powder Storm
Photos where the snow storm is generated by the train
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Photo ID: 383047

After the "Storm of the Century" (well, so far), Amtrak's Pere Marquette slams through a thick snowbank on an elevated curve en route to Chicago. For the video, click Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD NPCU
Location: Fennville, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 90368
Train ID: P371
Photo Date: February 02, 2011



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By: Jim Thias

Added: Dec 05, 2011

Photo of the Week
People's Choice 3

Views: 18,061
Comments: 23

Favorited: 117
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Photo ID: 382442

Di 12 006 plows through a snow drift at about 100 km/h on a very windy day on the Saltfjellet. The train is on its way from Bodø towards Trondheim.

Railroad: Cargo Net
Locomotive: Di 12
Location: Lønsdal, Norway
Locomotive #: 312 006
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 17, 2011



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By: David Gubler

Added: Nov 28, 2011

People's Choice 3

Views: 22,331
Comments: 13

Favorited: 114
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Photo ID: 363625

"Throttle back, boys!". White Pass Superintendent of Railroad Operations, Ed Hanousek gives hand signals to his pusher Engineers to ease off on the power as Rotary #1 encounters a particula... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: Rotary Snow Plow
Location: Fraser, British Columbia, Canada
Locomotive #: WPY 1
Train ID: WPY Rotary Fleet
Photo Date: April 27, 2011


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: May 17, 2011

Views: 6,728
Comments: 1

Favorited: 29
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Photo ID: 363395

Sunshine, Snow, Station & Steam - Does it even get any better than this? Throw in some narrow rails and I think this just might be heaven! On the fourth and final day of plowing the White... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Bennett, British Columbia, Canada
Locomotive #: WP&Y 73
Train ID: Rotary plow train
Photo Date: April 28, 2011


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By: Dave Blaze...

Added: May 15, 2011

Views: 4,142
Comments: 0

Favorited: 25
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Photo ID: 362184

At the summit. Having broken through the 15-20 foot drifts at Canadian Shed, the White Pass Rotary Fleet proceeds north, entering a wide open stretch of track near MP 24, which is the actua... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: Rotary Snow Plow
Location: Fraser, British Columbia, Canada
Locomotive #: WPY 1
Train ID: WPY Rotary Fleet
Photo Date: April 27, 2011


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: May 01, 2011

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Views: 18,713
Comments: 4

Favorited: 85


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Photo ID: 361721

Snow Fleet - 1940s style! - In fact were it not for the "modern" #73 steam locomotive pushing this could be titled "1920s style." White Pass and Yukon Railway narrow gauge rotary plow #3 (... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: near Fraser, British Columbia, Canada
Locomotive #: WPY 73
Train ID: Rotary plow train
Photo Date: April 26, 2011


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By: Dave Blaze...

Added: Apr 27, 2011

Views: 7,848
Comments: 1

Favorited: 40
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Photo ID: 358622

Extreme snow fighting is BACK on The Hill! After a 13 year hiatus (not counting the March 2007 "training" run), Union Pacific was finally forced to bring out the SP Rotaries the last week of March... (more)

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: Rotary Snow Plow
Location: Andover, California, USA
Locomotive #: SPMW 209
Train ID: WTKRVF
Photo Date: March 27, 2011


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By: Ryan M. Martin

Added: Mar 29, 2011

People's Choice 3

Views: 19,633
Comments: 14

Favorited: 132
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Photo ID: 358620

About an hour into its second trip over Donner finds the SPMW 209 cleaning up the leftovers of an Eastbound Spreader set up Main #1. This single Rotary set included the SPMW 8208 "snail" for elect... (more)

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: Rotary Snow Plow
Location: Andover, California, USA
Locomotive #: SPMW 209
Train ID: WTKRVF
Photo Date: March 27, 2011


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By: Ryan M. Martin

Added: Mar 29, 2011

Photo of the Week
People's Choice 2

Views: 28,601
Comments: 20

Favorited: 177
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Photo ID: 358270

Union Pacific dispatched a rotary set today from Roseville, CA as the WRVTKF-25. They departed at 10am and made it to Colfax around noon. After waiting for a utility crew to remove some downed wir... (more)

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: SP Rotary Snow Plow
Location: Gold Run, California, USA
Locomotive #: SPMW 209
Train ID: WRVTKF-25
Photo Date: March 25, 2011


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By: Ryan Wilkerson

Added: Mar 26, 2011

Views: 9,917
Comments: 6

Favorited: 54
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Photo ID: 354598

A title wave of snow crashes on road as the Marquette Rail Plow Extra blasts across M 37 just North of White Cloud.

Railroad: Marquette Rail
Locomotive: Russell Plow
Location: White Cloud, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: MQT SP1
Train ID: Plow Extra
Photo Date: February 03, 2011


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By: Aaron C. Schlegel

Added: Feb 15, 2011

Views: 7,144
Comments: 3

Favorited: 29


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Photo ID: 353636

CNIC employees shadowing a snowplow extra record the action as the wedge snow plow and two locomotives to clear its rail line between Clinton and Gilman, Illinois on Thursday Feb. 3, 2011. CN 9571... (more)

Railroad: Illinois Central Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Bellflower, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: IC 9571
Train ID: SNOW PLOW
Photo Date: February 03, 2010


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By: Steve Smedley

Added: Feb 04, 2011

Views: 7,457
Comments: 3

Favorited: 40
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Photo ID: 353626

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: None
Location: Guthrie, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: IC 9571
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 03, 2011


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By: Jon R. Roma

Added: Feb 04, 2011

Views: 6,038
Comments: 5

Favorited: 30
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Photo ID: 353533

Norfolk Southern SD50 5440 busts through a pile of snow at a crossing in Carlock, Illinois on Thursday Feb 3, 2011 following the February blizzard that blanketed much of the midwest. The former Co... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD50
Location: Carlock, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: NS 5440
Train ID: D46D
Photo Date: February 03, 2011


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By: Steve Smedley

Added: Feb 03, 2011

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Photo of the Week
People's Choice 3

Views: 26,611
Comments: 25

Favorited: 162
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Photo ID: 351385

The Lake Superior Railroad Museum's ex-Soo Line GP30 runs light engine up the north shore of Lake Superior clearing the line prior to an empty coal train arriving for winter storage.

Railroad: Soo Line
Locomotive: EMD GP30
Location: Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: SOO 700
Train ID: Plow Extra
Photo Date: December 22, 2010


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By: Dave Schauer

Added: Jan 12, 2011

People's Choice 1

Views: 15,878
Comments: 5

Favorited: 77
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Photo ID: 350826

Unsuspecting passengers are about to get coated with snow thanks to 939 [assing at speed on the center tracks.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: ASEA AEM-7
Location: Norwalk, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 939
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 28, 2010


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By: John Ireland

Added: Jan 07, 2011

Views: 5,817
Comments: 2

Favorited: 28
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