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San Francisco Trolley at Pier 39
Title:  San Francisco Trolley at Pier 39
Description:  The San Francisco Municipal Railway runs vintage trolleys from all over the country along Market Street and the Embarcadero. This one is painted for the Brooklyn, New York line.
Photo Date:  3/18/2013  Upload Date: 5/22/2013 1:14:22 PM
Location:  San Francisco, CA
Author:  Scott Dunlap
Categories:  Transit,Passenger
Locomotives:  MUNI 1053(PCC)
Views:  68   Comments: 0
MUNI 27
Title:  MUNI 27
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/5/2010  Upload Date: 4/17/2010 1:06:09 AM
Location:  San Francisco, CA
Author:  Darrell Krueger
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives:  MUNI 27(Trolley)
Views:  94   Comments: 1
Saginaw Timber 2
Title:  Saginaw Timber 2
Description:  Saginaw Timber #2 on passenger train crossing Seeley Creek. Snow Train 1996
Photo Date:  2/17/1996  Upload Date: 3/22/2012 1:26:53 PM
Location:  La Rue, WI
Author:  Stephen Borleske
Categories:  Winter,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  STC 2(2-8-2)
Views:  237   Comments: 0
RD-5
Title:  RD-5
Description:  591-230-260
Photo Date:  10/17/1982  Upload Date: 4/5/2012 9:32:37 AM
Location:  Lewiston, ME
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  MEC 591(GP7)
Views:  526   Comments: 4
CP Car barge at Rosebery, BC
Title:  CP Car barge at Rosebery, BC
Description:  The northbound Nakusp wayfreight aboard barge and tug Iris G docks at Rosebery on Slocan Lake where it will unload and continue on the isolated Kaslo branch to Nakusp.
Photo Date:  7/19/1974  Upload Date: 3/23/2013 10:50:13 AM
Location:  Rosebery, BC
Author:  Jim Sandilands
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CP 8726(H-16-44)
Views:  812   Comments: 5
PRR EMD, Alco GE, and Baldwin power at the TRRA 14th St servicing tracks
Title:  PRR EMD, Alco GE, and Baldwin power at the TRRA 14th St servicing tracks
Description:  Note the Cotton Belt and MKT diesels in the background. The NYC was still operating Hudsons
Photo Date:  3/3/1951  Upload Date: 12/29/2010 3:07:09 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Lew Schneider
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PRR PA1(PA1)
Views:  1046   Comments: 4
ATSF 13
Title:  ATSF 13
Description:  Santa Fe E6 13 and B unit 81A wait for the 8 PM departure time to arrive for train 12 from Dallas to Kansas City. The B unit, 81A, was originally built as an EMD E1B in 1937 or 1938. In 1952 or 1953 this unit was rebuilt into this E8M.
Photo Date:  8/27/1966  Upload Date: 8/3/2013 10:25:12 PM
Location:  Dallas, TX
Author:  F. Hol Wagner, Jr.
Categories:  Roster,Night,Yard,Station,Passenger,Track
Locomotives:  ATSF 13(E6A) ATSF 81A(E8B)
Views:  832   Comments: 2
Problems At Bayfield
Title:  Problems At Bayfield
Description:  Fireman scraping sand into the pipes on #492
Photo Date:  8/10/1963  Upload Date: 3/20/2009 4:14:26 PM
Location:  Bayfield, CO
Author:  Drew Jacksich
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  DRGW 492(2-8-2) DRGW 484(2-8-2)
Views:  1532   Comments: 6
MILW 38C Blowing Soot
Title:  MILW 38C Blowing Soot
Description:  Leaving Union Station and ducking under the CNW station leads, E9A #38C blows the soot that had accumulated in the diesel cylinders while idling in the depot as the engineer notches her up for the first time. Shot from Milwaukee Ave. bridge.
Photo Date:  3/19/1975  Upload Date: 4/11/2007 6:24:04 AM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Marty Bernard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 38C(E9A)
Views:  1154   Comments: 2
Doubled Headed to Bishops Lydeard
Title:  Doubled Headed to Bishops Lydeard
Description:  During the West Somerset Railways Spring Steam Gala a number of doubled headed trains were run. On Sunday 20th March 4612 and 4936 were to be found storming up to Crowcombe with 0955 Minehead - Bishops Lydeard Service
Photo Date:  3/20/2005  Upload Date: 3/28/2005 12:15:39 PM
Location:  Crowcombe Heathfield, UK
Author:  Charles Woodland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GWR1 4612(0-6-0)
Views:  521   Comments: 0
M61 006
Title:  M61 006
Description:  M61 006 was delayed at Fonyod whilst an overheated traction-motor was dealt with.
Photo Date:  11/7/2000  Upload Date: 6/17/2006 11:07:31 AM
Location:  Fonyod, HU
Author:  Gary Thornton
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  440   Comments: 0
C&O 3032
Title:  C&O 3032
Description:  At the C&O's northern outpost. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  8/28/1978  Upload Date: 1/27/2006 12:46:08 PM
Location:  Petoskey, MI
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  CO 3032(GP30)
Views:  1155   Comments: 1
NYSW Bicentennial 252
Title:  NYSW Bicentennial 252
Description:  Hackensack River drawbridge
Photo Date:  4/20/1976  Upload Date: 5/8/2012 5:27:20 AM
Location:  Bogota, NJ
Author:  albert kwolek
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  NYSW 252(RS1)
Views:  490   Comments: 0
NEW ZEALAND  UNIT  COAL  TRAIN.
Title:  NEW ZEALAND UNIT COAL TRAIN.
Description:  THIS COAL UNIT TRAIN RUNS FROM GREYMOUTH TO LYTTELTON (KNOWN AS THE MIDLAND LINE IN THE SOUTH ISLAND NEW ZEALAND.
Photo Date:  6/2/2006  Upload Date: 6/11/2006 5:07:06 AM
Location:  MIDLAND LINE SOUTH ISLAND, NZ
Author:  DARRYL BOND.
Categories:  Scenic,Winter,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  813   Comments: 6
Achensee Bahn #3 Running around the train
Title:  Achensee Bahn #3 Running around the train
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/3/2003  Upload Date: 9/21/2008 11:50:31 AM
Location:  Achensee, AT
Author:  nikos kavoori
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  366   Comments: 1
EL EB
Title:  EL EB
Description:  815-813-819
Photo Date:  12/28/1971  Upload Date: 9/10/2011 5:01:58 PM
Location:  Griffith, IN
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  EL 815(E8A)
Views:  760   Comments: 3
BAR 67 at Mt Waldo
Title:  BAR 67 at Mt Waldo
Description:  The Searsport local working its way past Mt Wldo south of of Frankfort
Photo Date:  6/15/1984  Upload Date: 1/6/2012 4:06:13 PM
Location:  Frankfort, ME
Author:  TS _Illinois
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BAR 67(GP7)
Views:  391   Comments: 0
JTC 356OAKHURST LINE CORINNE AV & MERIDON 5-25-59
Title:  JTC 356OAKHURST LINE CORINNE AV & MERIDON 5-25-59
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/12/2008  Upload Date: 5/12/2008 8:30:52 PM
Location:  Johnstown, PA
Author:  FRANK PFUHLER
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  332   Comments: 0
Train Time.
Title:  Train Time.
Description:  Locomotive #69 on the trestle at Fraser Meadows.
Photo Date:  6/12/2011  Upload Date: 1/11/2012 1:36:12 PM
Location:  Fraser Meadows, YT
Author:  Karl Rethwisch
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  WPY 69(2-8-0)
Views:  505   Comments: 6
Place of History: The world biggest rail accident took place on this ramp, about 800 dead.
Title:  Place of History: The world biggest rail accident took place on this ramp, about 800 dead.
Description:  Not far down this place, the biggest rail accident in history happened: On 12 December 1917 approximately 1000 troops were returning home on leave from the fighting in North East Italy. They were being conveyed in two trains from Turin to Lyon. Due to the prevailing conditions, there was a shortage of locomotives. Indeed, only one was available. The decision was made to operate the two trains as one, coupling them together and putting them in the charge of a single 4-6-0 engine. The train now consisted of nineteen coaches. Of these, the first three had brakes (automatic air brakes controlled from the engine), the remaining coaches and ammunition cars were either unbraked or had hand brakes operated by brakesmen. The weight of the train vastly exceeded what the engine was permitted to haul. The driver would have known, that the task his engine was expected to undertake, was dangerous. The driver protested this position, refusing to drive the train. However, these were not normal times. This was war and although a civilian, he was threatened with military discipline by the army if he refused to cooperate. As the troop train began the descent on gradients as steep as 1 in 33, the driver applied the brakes. It steadily gathered speed as it continued its descent. The brakes became overheated and glowed white causing fires to break out under the coaches. The train continued like this for some 4 miles (6 km) until at an estimated 75 mph (120 km/h) the first coach became derailed. The rest of the train piled-up against it, the wooden coaches immediately catching fire. They burned with such intensity that of the 800 or so who died, only 425 bodies could be identified. The crew of the 4-6-0 engine survived, as their engine derailed in the upcoming station of Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne. Extract from http://danger-ahead.railfan.net .
Photo Date:  8/13/2011  Upload Date: 8/27/2011 9:33:31 AM
Location:  Modane, FR
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SNCF BB22000(UNKNOWN)
Views:  646   Comments: 2
Untitled
Title:  Untitled
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/24/2008  Upload Date: 7/9/2008 2:40:37 PM
Location:  chihuahua, MX
Author:  Alejandro Bernal Puig
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives: 
Views:  385   Comments: 0
NKP 759
Title:  NKP 759
Description:  Westbound on the NKP with the Golden Spike Centennial Limited
Photo Date:  5/4/1969  Upload Date: 7/4/2012 6:49:47 PM
Location:  Conneaut, OH
Author:  Robert Farkas
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 759(2-8-4)
Views:  610   Comments: 6
VTR 801
Title:  VTR 801
Description:  The 801 leads her train over the Waloomsac River just west of White Creek Station near Bennington Battlefield.
Photo Date:  8/1/1984  Upload Date: 2/22/2006 4:25:28 PM
Location:  White Creek Station, NY
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  VTR 801(GP18)
Views:  454   Comments: 2
Union Pacific 844 Over Donner Pass
Title:  Union Pacific 844 Over Donner Pass
Description:  The sound of Union Pacific 844 charging up Donner Pass breaks the peace of the forest near Andover, California. Union Pacific 844 was heading to Sacramento for the 150th Anniversary. Amtrakdavis22 © 2012
Photo Date:  9/27/2012  Upload Date: 10/10/2012 1:00:59 AM
Location:  Andover, CA
Author:  Amtrakdavis22
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  756   Comments: 12
BNSF 2243
Title:  BNSF 2243
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/25/2010  Upload Date: 10/10/2010 8:20:55 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 2243(GP38) BNSF 6913(SD40-2) EMDX 780(GP38-2) BNSF 9812(SD70MAC)
Views:  489   Comments: 2
TRRA 2005 and 2000
Title:  TRRA 2005 and 2000
Description:  TRRA 2005 and 2000
Photo Date:  7/9/2012  Upload Date: 7/9/2012 12:45:03 PM
Location:  Saint Louis, MO
Author:  Keith B
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  TRRA 2005(GP38-3) TRRA 2000(GP38-3)
Views:  824   Comments: 5
GTW 5929
Title:  GTW 5929
Description:  GTW 5929, exact date unknown
Photo Date:  4/1/1981  Upload Date: 11/18/2007 3:05:58 PM
Location:  South Bend, IN
Author:  Tim Vermande
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  GTW 5929(SD40)
Views:  633   Comments: 2
MILW 356
Title:  MILW 356
Description:  Metaline Falls yard and the Lehigh Portland Cement Co Plant in the summer of 1977
Photo Date:  8/3/1977  Upload Date: 9/26/2012 4:42:32 PM
Location:  Metaline Falls, WA
Author:  Lauren Scrafford
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,RollingStock,Yard,Station,Track
Locomotives:  MILW 356(GP38-2)
Views:  896   Comments: 2
NOPB 151 on riverfront tracks
Title:  NOPB 151 on riverfront tracks
Description:  A refurbished 1971 SW1500 along the New Orleans riverfront tracks (NOPB and RTA streetcar). The NOPB has a long history of purchasing new engines, first Baldwin,than EMD, and most recently Boise models. The French Quarter is on the right.
Photo Date:  2/16/2006  Upload Date: 7/17/2009 2:18:43 AM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  William Lang
Categories:  Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  2110   Comments: 18
Norfolk Southern Erie RR High Bridge, Letchworth State Park, NY
Title:  Norfolk Southern Erie RR High Bridge, Letchworth State Park, NY
Description:  In the center of the picture is the Middle Falls of the Genesee River. Near the top is the Erie RR High Bridge and below it a small portion of Upper Falls is visible. On the bridge at the right is a NS work crew. This series of pictures is of that work crew and the bridge. This picture shows why this is called the "Grand Canyon of the East." #1 of 5 pictures. Click on "Castile, NY" below for all 5.
Photo Date:  9/24/2007  Upload Date: 9/25/2007 7:51:23 AM
Location:  Castile, NY
Author:  Marty Bernard
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  1178   Comments: 1
BNSF 1077
Title:  BNSF 1077
Description:  Adding some color to the bland fall foliage season that was Fall 2013, a BNSF Heritage 1 painted CW44-9 1077 and a CSX SD70MAC lead a mixed freight near Wabun, VA
Photo Date:  10/23/2013  Upload Date: 1/9/2014 7:12:05 PM
Location:  Wabun, VA
Author:  Troy Nolen
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1077(C44-9W) CSX 4827(SD70MAC)
Views:  780   Comments: 8
UP 1982 and NS 1069 Lead BNSF H-LINKCK1-29
Title:  UP 1982 and NS 1069 Lead BNSF H-LINKCK1-29
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/29/2013  Upload Date: 12/30/2013 7:00:31 PM
Location:  Firth, NE
Author:  Christopher Palmieri
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  UP 1982(SD70ACe) NS 1069(SD70ACe)
Views:  3515   Comments: 14
ATSF 3421
Title:  ATSF 3421
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/11/1978  Upload Date: 3/5/2011 10:55:56 AM
Location:  Cajon Pass, CA
Author:  Jack Smith
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 3421(GP35)
Views:  785   Comments: 4
Sr1 - VR Finnish Railways
Title:  Sr1 - VR Finnish Railways
Description:  The Intercity IC5 is leaving Imatra station to Joensuu, watched by a sitting man.
Photo Date:  7/19/2010  Upload Date: 7/22/2010 6:29:03 AM
Location:  Imatra, FI
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  VR Sr1(UNKNOWN)
Views:  634   Comments: 4
Sky Liner heading into Tokyo
Title:  Sky Liner heading into Tokyo
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/14/2013  Upload Date: 12/14/2013 6:58:13 PM
Location:  Tokyo, JP
Author:  Matt Maness
Categories:  Transit,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  498   Comments: 1
BNSF 2805
Title:  BNSF 2805
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/27/2013  Upload Date: 5/20/2013 6:39:23 PM
Location:  Kansas City, KS
Author:  Christopher Palmieri
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 2805(GP39M)
Views:  862   Comments: 8
MARC 22 and BN 9918
Title:  MARC 22 and BN 9918
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/19/1987  Upload Date: 6/28/2009 10:01:10 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Marty Bernard
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MARC 22(RDC1) BN 9918(E9AM)
Views:  870   Comments: 2
BNSF 6829
Title:  BNSF 6829
Description:  BNSF 6829 rolls east through Kansas City, dwarfed by the many buildings along its path. In the foreground is Union Station. The big round building in the background is Sprint Center and the copper-plated structure to the right houses the Kansas City Star newspaper
Photo Date:  11/30/2013  Upload Date: 12/4/2013 9:59:38 PM
Location:  Kansas City, MO
Author:  Keith Wilhite
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 6829(ES44C4)
Views:  937   Comments: 6
PC 6222
Title:  PC 6222
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/4/1976  Upload Date: 8/18/2011 1:02:36 PM
Location:  Horseshoe Curve, PA
Author:  C.W. Lahickey
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  PC 6222(SD45) PC 7954(GP38-2)
Views:  855   Comments: 1
ATSF 3806
Title:  ATSF 3806
Description:  Conrail "borrowed" three GP40-X's from the Santa Fe in the summer of 1979 for about 6 weeks. CR sent three of it's SD40's to the ATSF as "collateral" during this period. The trio have a westbound in tow at the summit of Washington Hill.
Photo Date:  7/20/1979  Upload Date: 2/25/2007 2:04:05 PM
Location:  Hinsdale, MA
Author:  Carl Weber
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 3806(GP40X) ATSF 3805(GP40X) ATSF 3804(GP40X)
Views:  1224   Comments: 6
Gulflander
Title:  Gulflander
Description:  QR RM93 Norman River Glenore FNQ once per week service between Normanton and Croydon
Photo Date:  7/19/2006  Upload Date: 9/3/2009 11:18:48 PM
Location:  Glenore, QLD
Author:  Steve Jeffs
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives: 
Views:  722   Comments: 4
Amtrak Veteran unit, #42, is in train #20's consist this morning.
Title:  Amtrak Veteran unit, #42, is in train #20's consist this morning.
Description:  42 and the rest of the Exhibit train was being deadheaded back to Washington on Train #20 after having been on display in Meridian, MS on Nov. 2
Photo Date:  11/4/2013  Upload Date: 11/4/2013 11:30:05 AM
Location:  Lynchburg, VA
Author:  G. R. Harper
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  AMTK 42(P42DC) AMTK 92(P42DC) AMTK 135(P42DC) AMTK 406(NPCU)
Views:  942   Comments: 7
Triple crossing. Hope you enjoy, Bernie.
Title:  Triple crossing. Hope you enjoy, Bernie.
Description:  From a postcard in association with the 1983 National Railway Historical Society Convention.
Photo Date:  7/19/1983  Upload Date: 6/25/2012 3:01:01 PM
Location:  Richmond, VA
Author:  Jim Conroy
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CO 8295(B30-7) SBD 6719(GP40) SOU 6141(FP7A) SOU 6143(FP7A)
Views:  1379   Comments: 6
BNSF 5201
Title:  BNSF 5201
Description:  Northbound about to cross Trout Creek.
Photo Date:  10/20/2012  Upload Date: 11/17/2013 8:09:54 PM
Location:  Gateway, OR
Author:  Rob Jacox
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5201(C44-9W)
Views:  757   Comments: 7
KCS  4018,    ICE's   Marquette  Sub.
Title:  KCS 4018, ICE's Marquette Sub.
Description:  ICE Train 270, KCS-4018,CP-8767, DM&E-6071, CP-4615, SOO-2064.
Photo Date:  7/5/2013  Upload Date: 7/8/2013 8:55:39 AM
Location:  Lansing, IA
Author:  Dennis Weber
Categories:  Scenic,Track,Action
Locomotives:  KCS 4018(SD70ACe)
Views:  896   Comments: 14
NDM 8906
Title:  NDM 8906
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/2003  Upload Date: 12/10/2009 11:55:48 AM
Location:  Mexico City, MX
Author:  Juan Viladrosa
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  FNM 9606(C30-7)
Views:  1044   Comments: 4
HAYMARKET SQ 2-8-97
Title:  HAYMARKET SQ 2-8-97
Description:  BOSTON ELEVATED RAILWAY AND BRUNSWICK CIGAR
Photo Date:  1/1/1900  Upload Date: 2/2/2010 4:25:15 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  FRANK PFUHLER
Categories:  Yard,Transit
Locomotives:  BERY STREETCAR(Trolley)
Views:  841   Comments: 2
UP 7370 West
Title:  UP 7370 West
Description:  'stacker on the Portlnad Sub...
Photo Date:  7/28/2011  Upload Date: 7/30/2011 6:22:13 PM
Location:  Biggs, OR
Author:  Mark Herren
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  UP 7370(AC45CCTE)
Views:  926   Comments: 7
UP 7774 and BNSF 4376
Title:  UP 7774 and BNSF 4376
Description:  UP 7774 and BNSF 4376 race neck and neck toward Kansas City Union Station. This sort of event happens fairly frequently here, given that KCT has three main tracks for several miles through Kansas City. The trick is to be in the right position when it does happen! This was the first time I had been lucky enough to capture it in many years.
Photo Date:  8/17/2013  Upload Date: 10/17/2013 11:49:54 PM
Location:  Kansas City, MO
Author:  Keith Wilhite
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  UP 7774(AC45CCTE) BNSF 4376(C44-9W)
Views:  1001   Comments: 9
Untitled
Title:  Untitled
Description:  2 SD75I's lead an intermodal west toward Roberts Bank.
Photo Date:  5/16/2008  Upload Date: 5/26/2008 9:13:18 PM
Location:  Ashcroft, BC
Author:  Grahame Morris
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives: 
Views:  877   Comments: 6


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