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Classic Railroading
Railroading in the 70s, 80s and 90s
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Photo ID: 614797

The massive electric freight motor has both pans raised as it shoves upgrade on a tight curve in 1977.

Railroad: Chicago SouthShore & South Bend Railroad
Locomotive: GE 2-D+D-2 800 Class
Location: Hammond, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: CSS 802
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1977


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By: GEORGE M. STUPAR

Added: Apr 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 614795

A westbound Santa Fe intermodal train zips across the impressive Canyon Diablo Bridge at Canyon Diablo, Arizona, on April 20, 1990. Four GE B40-8s (Nos. 7419, 7418, 7440 and 7421) along with an EM... (more)

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: GE B40-8 (Dash 8-40B)
Location: Canyon Diablo, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 7419
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 20, 1990


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Apr 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 614785

On a hazy afternoon filled with smoke from forest fires, a westbound Modoc Line train rounds Likely Loop. Within a year, operations here would cease. The trackage was dismantled in 2003.

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD45R
Location: Likely, California, USA
Locomotive #: SP 7515
Train ID: ROEUM
Photo Date: August 10, 1996


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By: Wendel Moran

Added: Apr 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 614783

Its not exactly a Reading class G2sa, but it is a 4-6-2 wheeling a passenger consist past the Reading water tank at Rockhill, on the North Penn Branch. The occasion is the Souderton Railroad Days... (more)

Railroad: Blue Mountain & Reading
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-2
Location: Rockhill, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: BMR 425
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 21, 1987


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Apr 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 614780

The one and only.... CNW's one-of-a-kind SD-Cat #6000 leads a train across the Manitowoc River bridge in Manitowoc, WI in February of 1988. While the weather was not the greatest, chasing a rare b... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: SD-CAT
Location: Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6000
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 1988


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By: Greg Mross

Added: Apr 28, 2017

Views: 868
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Photo ID: 614773

Cab 555097 on Westmoreland Coal's Dump Train approaches the road crossing at Mudlick Junction (ex-Interstate Railroad) on a foggy southwest Virginia morning. The conductor riding the cab's back po... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: NA
Location: Mudlick Junction, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 555097
Train ID: NS J01
Photo Date: April 04, 1988


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By: Ed Wolfe

Added: Apr 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 614751

Superfleet FP45 97 leads a hot stack train through West Flagstaff. I think this train is evidence that that the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe are getting cozy with each other even in 1991. Not ... (more)

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: EMD FP45
Location: Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 97
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March, 1991


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By: Steve Ellis

Added: Apr 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 614728

Cuesta Conquered

Amtrak's Transcontinental Steam Excursion crests the summit of Cuesta Grade, just north of San Luis Obispo, California, on April 27, 1977. In the process of ... (more)

Railroad: American Freedom Train
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Santa Margarita, California, USA
Locomotive #: AFT 4449
Train ID: Westbound Special
Photo Date: April 27, 1977


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Apr 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 614725

A Conrail SW1500 pulls a string of loaded piggyback flats off the trailer loading tracks and past the yard office at Beacon Park Yard in Boston. The yard closed in 2013 as CSX moved intermodal ope... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD SW1500
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 9529
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1984


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 614724

From 1890 to 2013, Beacon Park Yard in the Allston section of Boston was a busy terminal for the Boston & Albany and successors NYC, PC, CR, and CSX. It was closed in 2013 to free up the valuable ... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD GP40
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 3267
Train ID: TV-9
Photo Date: September, 1984


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 614720

With its work at Mount Carmel Junction complete, the Reading and Northern daily train passes through Locust Gap on its way to Port Clinton.

Railroad: Reading & Northern
Locomotive: GE U33B
Location: Locust Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: BMRN 3301
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 20, 1992


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Apr 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 614719

A BNSF manifest rolls south on UP's Cascade Subdivision. BNSF trains are operated on trackage rights originally granted to Great Northern by Southern Pacific. The peak in the distance is Mount Sco... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Chiloquin, Oregon, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 4805
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 26, 2001


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By: Wendel Moran

Added: Apr 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 614716

Westmoreland Coal's Dump Train unloads at Wentz. The train was sequentially unloaded a car at a time via a conveyor belt that ran the length of the train. The conveyor on the hill in the backgroun... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE B32-8 (Dash 8-32B)
Location: Stonega, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 3534
Train ID: NS J03
Photo Date: October 26, 1994


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By: Ed Wolfe

Added: Apr 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 614695

Ready for the invasion? I've seen a lot of unusual MOW vehicles, but this is certainly one of the most unusual. The E&LS painted up this ex-military 6x6 in their GN inspired scheme, see here at th... (more)

Railroad: Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad
Locomotive: MOW Vehicle
Location: Escanaba, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1988


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By: Greg Mross

Added: Apr 27, 2017

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Photo ID: 614674

Former N&W SD40-2, 1639 and 6129, bring an eastbound coal train into Bluefield yard past N&W 611 waiting on an out-bound track to go west with a ferry run to Portsmouth, OH. Several freight cars h... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Bluefield, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 1639
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1992


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By: Steve Hutchison

Added: Apr 27, 2017

Views: 1,177
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