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Location: Canonsburg, PA
Occupation: retired signaling systems s/w engineer
Website: none
Interests: Modeling, railroading (being a former s/w engineer, N-scale & hockey)

Photo Albums
PrototypesAlbum Views: 18
Possible RR modeling sites.
Chicago & NorthwesternAlbum Views: 21
CNW painted locomotives (one of my favorite railroad(RIP)'s paint schemes)
William Tell OvertureAlbum Views: 32
Norfolk Southern. Hiyo, Silver. Away...... Doesn't include the heritage units (they're in a different album.)
Frozen TundraAlbum Views: 12
Really frozen railroads, like Alaska, QNS & L, and Swedish and Russian railroads, etc.
Chinese RailsAlbum Views: 40
I didn't see enough photos of Chinese trains to include a Chinese rail-dedicated album until recently. Now, I have.
Dark ContinentAlbum Views: 38
Sub-Saharan Africa
Station PlatformAlbum Views: 56
All Aboard!
Concrete TiesAlbum Views: 65
Railroad ties are traditionally made of wood, but pre-stressed concrete is now also widely used, especially in Europe and Asia.
Holiday TrainsAlbum Views: 34
Santa Specials and the like.
CutsAlbum Views: 40
The rocks just aren't tall enough for a tunnel, that's all.
Commuters Album Views: 92
Time to go to work. Or home.
The Land of the HiawathaAlbum Views: 32
Homeland of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St Paul and Pacific (Milwaukee Road)
Street RunningAlbum Views: 32
One of those circumstances where train and auto traffic must "share the road".
Most Excellent!Album Views: 217
The photos in this album are simply excellent, at least in my mind.
Juice TrainsAlbum Views: 50
Tropicana, mostly, if and when I find pictures of them.
DPUsAlbum Views: 91
Distributed power for REALLY long trains.
Sand PatchAlbum Views: 67
Sand Patch Grade is an approximately 100-mile-long (160 km) section of railroad track known for its steep grades and curves through the Allegheny Mountains of Pennsylvania and Maryland, and is currently part of CSX.
Double-decker Passenger TrainsAlbum Views: 106
Passenger trains which were built for double-deck use.
VacationAlbum Views: 103
Now here's where I'd like to go on vacation...if I could afford it.
Tilting at WindmillsAlbum Views: 35
Energy generating turbine powered windmills.
BARTAlbum Views: 31
The Bay Area Rapid Transit system.
Containers and/or trailersAlbum Views: 124
Containers on either flat cars or in well cars.
Siemens SC-44Album Views: 105
The Siemens SC-44 Charger is a diesel-electric passenger locomotive designed and manufactured by Siemens Mobility for the North American market. The first production unit was unveiled on March 26, 2016. Markets are listed in Wikipedia.
CelebrationsAlbum Views: 23
Celebrate, celebrate, ...
Auto RacksAlbum Views: 85
And you've been wondering how ho those dealer's lots get filled, haven't you.
I RememberAlbum Views: 132
Units painted in heritage schemes.
Fill 'er UpAlbum Views: 60
Locos fueling up.
Iron Ore TrainsAlbum Views: 71
Much of the traffic in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan consists of the ore traffic in the form of taconite pellets.
Catenaries, catenaries and more catenariesAlbum Views: 166
Pictures which just seem to be dominated by catanaries
Cajon PassAlbum Views: 38
Trains in and around Cajon Pass.
Split CoolingAlbum Views: 83
Units built by GE with split cooling systems for the turbocharger intercooler and engine cooling. It was introduced during the Dash 8's later years with split-cooling in the radiators and electronic displays for the crews (instead of analog gauges).
CaliforniaAlbum Views: 143
Trains in the state of California, running along the Pacific Coast, in the cities of LA, SF & SD
MeetsAlbum Views: 73
Pictures of trains heading the opposite directions on separate rails.
Coast RailsAlbum Views: 74
Pictures of trains traveling along a coast. (Such as the Pacific Coast).
Fall ColoursAlbum Views: 60
Pictures which show off the fall colouration of the surrounding leaves.
Ukrainian RailsAlbum Views: 35
Trains in the Ukraine.
Cab UnitsAlbum Views: 58
Cab and carbody units are also more aerodynamic than hood units, and pulled many of the streamliner trains.
Baltic CountriesAlbum Views: 64
Trains in Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania.
Black DiamondsAlbum Views: 151
Full or empty coal trains go here.
GE LocosAlbum Views: 421
GE manufactured, refer to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:General_Electric_locomotives for a complete list
the Big AppleAlbum Views: 94
NY & vicinity
North AfricaAlbum Views: 64
Egypt, Lybia, Morocco, etc.
On the marchAlbum Views: 156
Military rails
Drawbridges, Liftbridges, Bascule Bridges & Swing BridgesAlbum Views: 123
Just about any type of bridge capable of moving to allow river traffic to pass.
OK & TXAlbum Views: 77
Trains in above mentioned states.
QNS and LAlbum Views: 76
One of the most frigid railroads in North America, in the northeastern part of the continent.
IowaAlbum Views: 93
Rails in, and around the state of Iowa, the center of the USA.
Mountain RailroadingAlbum Views: 273
Mostly Alps and Rockies
New England RailsAlbum Views: 46
Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, & Maine. Only US states.
St Lou & Missouri RailsAlbum Views: 59
Also KC.
Arab & Israeli RailsAlbum Views: 115
Trains in the Mideast.
Polish RailsAlbum Views: 79
Just Poland.
Balkan RailsAlbum Views: 88
Rails in SE Europe.
SnowAlbum Views: 260
Either coming down or a still in the air. Pictures of snow removal equipment will be kept here.
TurntablesAlbum Views: 64
In rail terminology, a railway turntable or wheelhouse is a device for turning railway rolling stock, usually locomotives, so that they can be moved back in the direction from which they came. If I run into a transfer table, that might get included.
TunnelsAlbum Views: 149
For those times when you would rather take the direct route, even if it does get dark.
OCS & other specialsAlbum Views: 121
Office Car Specials and the like.
High Speed RailsAlbum Views: 200
Acela (US), TGV (FR), Velaro (Ger, although there are British, Chinese and Russian versions as well) There are other systems, such as the Japanese Shinkansen.
Benelux RailsAlbum Views: 115
Trains in Belgium, Netherlands and Luxemburg.
Circus TrainsAlbum Views: 174
Helping the big top travel.
Badgerland RailsAlbum Views: 163
Trains in America's Dairyland.
Dang! It's cold.Album Views: 420
Snow, ice, frost. Who cares? It's cold.
Filipino RailsAlbum Views: 87
Trains in the Philippines.
Love it!Album Views: 626
Hard to define why, but these are some of my favorite photos.
Florida RailsAlbum Views: 97
Trains in the Sunshine State.
Greek TrainsAlbum Views: 75
Railroads in and around the nation of Greece.
Graveyard ShiftAlbum Views: 388
Night shift
British RailsAlbum Views: 113
Trains around the British Isles, (including Ireland)
French RailsAlbum Views: 144
Chemins de fer en France
Canadian RailroadsAlbum Views: 255
CN & CP Rail, along with smaller Canadian railroads
Bright FutureAlbum Views: 308
CSX, sorry, I'm not including the Chessie or the Seaboard Systems.
Rail YardsAlbum Views: 218
A classification yard is a railway yard found at some freight train stations, used to separate railway cars on to one of several tracks. From there the cars are sent through a series of switches called a ladder onto the classification tracks.
CrossingsAlbum Views: 61
A cross-over structure is sometimes called a diamond junction or diamond crossing in reference to the diamond-shaped center. A diamond crossing is also used as a component of a double junction.
Central European RailAlbum Views: 55
Rails in central Europe, i.e., Czech Republic, Slovakia, et al. NOTE: Switzerland, Germany, Poland, and others are not included
Czech RailsAlbum Views: 84
See above.
the 'BurghAlbum Views: 219
Pittsburgh and its environs.
Mixed ConsistsAlbum Views: 156
The horsepower-hour is still used in the railroad industry when sharing motive power (locomotives.)
Tehachapi CurveAlbum Views: 121
Walong is noted mostly as the location of the Tehachapi Loop, where railroad engineers curved the track around in a circle to gain elevation in a short lateral distance. Trains pass over themselves as they traverse this loop.
Horseshoe CurveAlbum Views: 134
Horseshoe Curve, the Gallitzin Tunnels, Altoona, and the surrounding environs.
East CoastAlbum Views: 190
Trains rolling through Eastern US and Canada go here
Other Asian RailsAlbum Views: 110
Other Asian Rails (Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Thai, etc.) go here. Also Mongolian, Indonesian and eastern Russia. It also includes Asia Minor.
Indian Sub-continent RailsAlbum Views: 76
Indian & Pakistani Rails go here
Iberian RailsAlbum Views: 86
Spanish & Portugese Rails go here
Japanese RailsAlbum Views: 57
Self-explanatory, at least I think so.
Aussie RailsAlbum Views: 133
Australian & NZ Rails
Nordic RailsAlbum Views: 129
Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish & Danish rails go here
Favorite RR SchemesAlbum Views: 259
My personal favorite paint schemes.
SignalsAlbum Views: 234
Searchlights, semaphores and cab signals, if found.
RR WorkersAlbum Views: 410
Someone's in the kitchen with Dinah, someone's in the kitchen I know-ow-ow. This album includes pictures of individual traincrew members as well as MOW equipment.
CBQ to BNSFAlbum Views: 337
All trains from the diesel years covering the times when CBQ thru BNSF existed, including SPSS, ATSF, GN, & NP, depending on the quality of the photo. (As determined by yours truly, of course) and if I've found it.
Russian TrainsAlbum Views: 70
Trains in Russia.
Swiss TrainsAlbum Views: 364
Nestled deep in the Alps you'll find some of the most fantastic scenery around.
North American Passenger TrainsAlbum Views: 417
Amtrak & Via Rail, along with commuter trains go here. Also their predecessors. PS. I only like diesels or electric.
Urban SitesAlbum Views: 429
North American big city trains
Latin RailsAlbum Views: 204
Trains in Latin America
Pacific NWAlbum Views: 241
BridgesAlbum Views: 408
Bridges over rivers or other crossings. Does not include drawbridges or other brides capable of opening to let river traffic thru.
ChicagoAlbum Views: 149
Rails in and around Chicago, Illinois, too.
Desert SWAlbum Views: 218
Trains from UT, AZ & NM go here.
Dixie RailsAlbum Views: 413
Trains from the Southern US go here
Great Lakes RailsAlbum Views: 122
Trains from around the Great Lakes go here.
Left Coast RailsAlbum Views: 453
Trains from the Pacific Coast go here
Midwest American RailsAlbum Views: 99
Midwestern Canadian and US trains go here
Germanic RailsAlbum Views: 246
This album includes German & Austrian trains. When I find them. Hungary is included since it was once part of Austria-Hungary.
Italian RailsAlbum Views: 69
Mussolini made these trains run on time, or so they say.

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