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Photo ID: 514564

Busy day in Sullivan's Curve. While a UP signal crew installs a new light to comply with the PTC mandate, two eastbound BNSF intermodals are climbing the pass on Tracks 1 & 2.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44DC
Location: Cajon Pass, California, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 7378
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 05, 2012


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By: Carl Massart

Added: Jan 15, 2015

Views: 7,023
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Favorited: 14

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Photo ID: 481160

Three tank cars, one of which was breached and burned, in the James River, the day after the fiery oil train derailment in downtown Lynchburg.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: na
Location: Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: n/a
Train ID: CSXT K08227
Photo Date: May 01, 2014


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By: G. R. Harper

Added: May 11, 2014

Views: 14,279
Comments: 7

Favorited: 27

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Photo ID: 479282

CN uses a number of large vacuum trucks to suck spilled taconite pellets from between the rails on its former DM&IR ore lines in Minnesota. Here one of the trucks cleans the mainline through Proct... (more)

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Proctor, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: MOW
Photo Date: April 23, 2014


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By: Dave Schauer

Added: Apr 26, 2014

Views: 5,785
Comments: 1

Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 477360

Union Pacific GE C44-9W No. 9575 is in the railroad’s shop at Kansas City, Missouri, for dynamic brake grid replacement on October 22, 2013.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: UP 9575
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: October 22, 2013


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Apr 11, 2014

Views: 3,744
Comments: 1

Favorited: 9
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Photo ID: 477357

A welder repairs a damaged plow on EMD GP38-2 No. 641 at Union Pacific’s Kansas City Locomotive Facility at Kansas City, Missouri, on October 21, 2013.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: UP 641
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: October 21, 2013


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Apr 11, 2014

Views: 2,736
Comments: 1

Favorited: 2


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Photo ID: 475442

So you went railfanning and saw a geep. Big deal, you didn't see a Jeep. This 0-4-0 is so reflective of Army versatility and practicality and the WWII barracks reflect an earlier time. Ft. Chaf... (more)

Railroad: United States Army
Locomotive: M151A1
Location: Ft. Chaffee, Arkansas, USA
Locomotive #: Unnumbered
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 11, 1989


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By: Sid Vaught

Added: Mar 28, 2014

Views: 9,818
Comments: 4

Favorited: 22
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Photo ID: 472424

Track gang 9049 follows TRT-909 (Track Renewal Train) laying down an all new main line with welded rail and concrete ties east of Radium, Colorado, on August 6, 2009. In the background lurking at ... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Radium, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6867
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 06, 2009


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Mar 05, 2014

Views: 13,534
Comments: 5

Favorited: 49
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Photo ID: 471852

After installing new draft gear in the front of UPY 697, two machinists carefully insert a new coupler in place at Union Pacific’s Kansas City Locomotive Facility in K.C., Missouri, on October 21,... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP15-1
Location: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: UPY 697
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: October 21, 2013


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Mar 01, 2014

Views: 8,879
Comments: 6

Favorited: 15
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Photo ID: 462427

Preheating the Rail - BNSF MOW (Maintenance of Way) workers use an Oxy-Acetylene torch to preheat the ends to two adjoining sections of 136lb. rail in preparation to welding them together... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Locomotive: None
Location: Fullerton, California, USA
Locomotive #: - - - -
Train ID: - - - -
Photo Date: July 23, 2011


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By: EL ROCO Photography

Added: Dec 16, 2013

Views: 5,845
Comments: 1

Favorited: 18
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Photo ID: 460444

On the evening of October 10, 2013, southbound CSX stack train Q156 experienced air issues after stopping on the main track at CP 43 in Fort Montgomery, NY. Southbound L004, following behind, woul... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE AC6000CW
Location: Fort Montgomery, New York, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 5006
Train ID: CSX B100
Photo Date: October 11, 2013


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By: Jacob Kempf

Added: Nov 29, 2013

Views: 15,226
Comments: 3

Favorited: 61

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Photo ID: 450290

The tail end of CSX 4759 can be seen protruding from the deep ditch it ended up in after colliding with the Q641 on the morning of June27, 2013. Workers use a bit of good old fashion muscle power ... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Fonda, New York, USA
Locomotive #: N/A
Train ID: N/A
Photo Date: July 02, 2013


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By: Jack M. Jakeman

Added: Sep 07, 2013

Views: 5,728
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Favorited: 18

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Photo ID: 447706

Rolling stock is useless unless we have a solid foundation, and good track to run it on. A Norfolk Southern Maintenance of Way welder re-conditions a frog, while his spotter keeps watch on a sout... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C40-9W (Dash 9-40CW)
Location: Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 13, 2009


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By: David C. Light

Added: Aug 18, 2013

Views: 4,562
Comments: 1

Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 445186

Cooling off the roadbed after a heavy grind...

Railroad: Loram
Locomotive: None
Location: Pauley, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: N/A
Train ID: N/A
Photo Date: October, 2009


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By: Appalachian Railfan

Added: Jul 29, 2013

Views: 4,769
Comments: 3

Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 444689

A variety of MOW equipment and supplies are ready for action when the call comes.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Bombardier/Alstom HHP-8
Location: Wilmington, Delaware, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 2013


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Jul 25, 2013

Views: 2,314
Comments: 1

Favorited: 6
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Photo ID: 442316

A Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad trimmer job derailed in the Galesburg, Illinois hump yard is lifted by crews from Hulcher Services on Saturday afternoon, June 30, 2013. Steve Smedley pho... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Locomotive: SD39-2
Location: Galesburg, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 1825
Train ID: Canton Cannonball
Photo Date: July 30, 2013


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By: Steve Smedley

Added: Jul 06, 2013

Views: 4,943
Comments: 1

Favorited: 20
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