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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
Slavic RailroadsAlbum Views: 49
Railroads in eastern Europe. I've been adjusting my albums, so it is likely that the contents of this album may change in the future.
PrototypesAlbum Views: 983
Possible RR modeling sites.
Chicago & NorthwesternAlbum Views: 127
CNW painted locomotives (one of my favorite railroad(RIP)'s paint schemes)
William Tell OvertureAlbum Views: 231
Norfolk Southern. Hiyo, Silver. Away...... Doesn't include the heritage units (they're in a different album.)
Frozen TundraAlbum Views: 99
Really frozen railroads, like Alaska, QNS & L, and Swedish and Russian railroads, etc.
Chinese RailsAlbum Views: 197
I didn't see enough photos of Chinese trains to include a Chinese rail-dedicated album until recently. Now, I have.
Dark ContinentAlbum Views: 93
Sub-Saharan Africa
Station PlatformAlbum Views: 142
All Aboard!
Concrete TiesAlbum Views: 163
Railroad ties are traditionally made of wood, but pre-stressed concrete is now also widely used, especially in Europe and Asia.
Commuters Album Views: 207
Time to go to work. Or home.
The Land of the HiawathaAlbum Views: 174
Homeland of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St Paul and Pacific (Milwaukee Road)
Street RunningAlbum Views: 77
One of those circumstances where train and auto traffic must "share the road".
Most Excellent!Album Views: 841
The photos in this album are simply excellent, at least in my mind.
DPUsAlbum Views: 460
Distributed power for longer trains.
Sand PatchAlbum Views: 137
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: 255
Passenger trains which were built for double-deck use.
VacationAlbum Views: 243
Now here's where I'd like to go on vacation...if I could afford it.
IntermodalsAlbum Views: 290
Containers or trailers on either flat cars or in well cars.
Siemens SC-44Album Views: 252
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.
Auto RacksAlbum Views: 204
And you've been wondering how ho those dealer's lots get filled, haven't you.
I RememberAlbum Views: 248
Units painted in heritage schemes.
Fill 'er UpAlbum Views: 104
Locos fueling up.
Catenaries, catenaries and more catenariesAlbum Views: 289
Pictures which just seem to be dominated by catenaries
CaliforniaAlbum Views: 345
Trains in the state of California, running along the Pacific Coast, in the cities of LA, SF & SD
Meets and PassesAlbum Views: 148
Pictures of trains heading the opposite directions on separate rails (a meet) or travelling the same direction (a pass).
Coast RailsAlbum Views: 133
Pictures of trains traveling along a coast. (Such as the Pacific Coast).
Fall ColoursAlbum Views: 112
Pictures which show off the fall colouration of the surrounding leaves.
Ukrainian RailsAlbum Views: 80
Trains in the Ukraine.
Cab UnitsAlbum Views: 133
Cab and carbody units are also more aerodynamic than hood units, and pulled many of the streamliner trains.
Baltic CountriesAlbum Views: 116
Trains in Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania.
Black DiamondsAlbum Views: 274
Full or empty coal trains go here.
General Electric Modern LocomotivesAlbum Views: 972
GE manufactured safety cab locomotives, refer to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_GE_locomotives for a complete list
North AfricaAlbum Views: 102
Egypt, Lybia, Morocco, etc.
On the marchAlbum Views: 281
Military rails
Drawbridges, Liftbridges, Bascule Bridges & Swing BridgesAlbum Views: 241
Just about any type of bridge capable of moving to allow river traffic to pass.
OK & TXAlbum Views: 165
Trains in above mentioned states.
QNS and LAlbum Views: 110
One of the most frigid railroads in North America, in the northeastern part of the continent.
IowaAlbum Views: 193
Rails in, and around the state of Iowa, the center of the USA.
Mountain RailroadingAlbum Views: 919
Mostly Alps and Rockies
New England RailsAlbum Views: 87
Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, & Maine. Only US states.
St Lou & Missouri RailsAlbum Views: 115
Also KC.
Polish RailsAlbum Views: 141
Just Poland.
Balkan RailsAlbum Views: 182
Rails in SE Europe.
SnowAlbum Views: 444
Either coming down or a still in the air. Pictures of snow removal equipment will be kept here.
TurntablesAlbum Views: 151
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: 398
For those times when you would rather take the direct route, even if it does get dark.
OCS & other specialsAlbum Views: 296
Office Car Specials and the like.
High Speed RailsAlbum Views: 383
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: 224
Trains in Belgium, Netherlands and Luxemburg.
Badgerland RailsAlbum Views: 306
Trains in America's Dairyland.
Dang! It's cold.Album Views: 531
Snow, ice, frost. Who cares? It's cold.
Love it!Album Views: 783
Hard to define why, but these are some of my favorite photos.
Florida RailsAlbum Views: 189
Trains in the Sunshine State.
Greek TrainsAlbum Views: 131
Railroads in and around the nation of Greece.
Graveyard ShiftAlbum Views: 783
Night shift
British RailsAlbum Views: 249
Trains around the British Isles, (including Ireland)
French RailsAlbum Views: 278
Chemins de fer en France
Canadian RailroadsAlbum Views: 613
CN & CP Rail, along with smaller Canadian railroads
Bright FutureAlbum Views: 556
CSX, sorry, I'm not including the Chessie or the Seaboard Systems.
Rail YardsAlbum Views: 391
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: 114
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.
Czech RailsAlbum Views: 148
Railroading in the Czech Republic.
the 'BurghAlbum Views: 667
Pittsburgh and its environs.
Mixed ConsistsAlbum Views: 273
The horsepower-hour is still used in the railroad industry when sharing motive power (locomotives.)
Tehachapi CurveAlbum Views: 199
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: 227
Horseshoe Curve, the Gallitzin Tunnels, Altoona, and the surrounding environs.
East CoastAlbum Views: 309
Trains rolling through Eastern US and Canada go here
Other Asian RailsAlbum Views: 388
Other Asian Rails (Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Thai, etc.) go here. Also Mongolian, Indonesian and eastern Russia. It also includes Asia Minor.
Iberian RailsAlbum Views: 201
Spanish & Portugese Rails go here
Japanese RailsAlbum Views: 153
Self-explanatory, at least I think so.
Aussie RailsAlbum Views: 252
Australian & NZ Rails
Nordic RailsAlbum Views: 234
Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish & Danish rails go here
Favorite RR SchemesAlbum Views: 349
My personal favorite paint schemes.
SignalsAlbum Views: 412
Searchlights, semaphores and cab signals, if found.
RR WorkersAlbum Views: 571
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: 923
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: 162
Trains in Russia.
Swiss TrainsAlbum Views: 578
Nestled deep in the Alps you'll find some of the most fantastic scenery around.
North American Passenger TrainsAlbum Views: 1,053
Amtrak & Via Rail, along with commuter trains go here. Also their predecessors. PS. I only like diesels or electric.
Urban SitesAlbum Views: 565
North American big city trains
Latin RailsAlbum Views: 416
Trains in Latin America
Pacific NWAlbum Views: 415
BridgesAlbum Views: 761
Bridges over rivers or other crossings. Does not include drawbridges or other brides capable of opening to let river traffic thru.
ChicagoAlbum Views: 261
Rails in and around Chicago, Illinois, too.
Desert SWAlbum Views: 322
Trains from UT, AZ & NM go here.
Dixie RailsAlbum Views: 628
Trains from the Southern US go here
Great Lakes RailsAlbum Views: 261
Trains from around the Great Lakes go here.
Left Coast RailsAlbum Views: 576
Trains from the Pacific Coast go here
Germanic RailsAlbum Views: 463
This album includes German & Austrian trains. When I find them. Hungary is included since it was once part of Austria-Hungary. Switzerland isn't, since there's one album dedicated for Switzerland alone.
Italian RailsAlbum Views: 147
Mussolini made these trains run on time, or so they say.

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