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PRR 8627, AS-18M, 1964
Title:  PRR 8627, AS-18M, 1964
Description:  Holly. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train at HOLLY Bloc in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, on 08 August 1964. Shown here is PRR engine #8627, an AS-18M built by the American Locomotive Company in 1957 and rated at 1,800 horsepower. It is pulling a 24-car mixed-cargo freight train on the Bedford Secondary Track. The train has stopped for the moment, and the fireman is calling WYE Tower to secure permission to pass through HOLLY Bloc on its way to the Altoona Yards. The caboose is number 477746.
Photo Date:  8/8/1964  Upload Date: 6/27/2016 9:46:22 AM
Location:  Hollidaysburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 8627(RS11)
Views:  79   Comments: 1
PT 98 waits at Slateford Jct to exchnage cars with NS
Title:  PT 98 waits at Slateford Jct to exchnage cars with NS
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/25/2016  Upload Date: 6/27/2016 11:25:18 AM
Location:  Slateford Junction, PA
Author:  Thom Horvath
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DL 3643(M636) DL 3642(C636) DL 3000(M630) DL 2045(M420W)
Views:  34   Comments: 2
GETY boxcar
Title:  GETY boxcar
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/24/1989  Upload Date: 2/15/2015 8:45:51 PM
Location:  Gettysburg, PA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard,Station
Locomotives: 
Views:  151   Comments: 1
Union Pacific 3129
Title:  Union Pacific 3129
Description:  The local has an unusually long train as it leave Logan late one afternoon
Photo Date:  8/23/1989  Upload Date: 6/26/2016 3:34:59 PM
Location:  Logan, UT
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 3129(SD40-2)
Views:  66   Comments: 1
CSX 3046
Title:  CSX 3046
Description:  QO25
Photo Date:  6/11/2016  Upload Date: 6/25/2016 4:54:32 PM
Location:  Cordele, GA
Author:  Charles Burgess
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 3046(ES44AC-H)
Views:  73   Comments: 1
CP 199
Title:  CP 199
Description:  CP 8811 leads train 199 west through Banff
Photo Date:  6/21/2016  Upload Date: 6/25/2016 11:57:26 PM
Location:  Banff, AB
Author:  Glidden Sub Fan
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CP 8811(ES44AC)
Views:  73   Comments: 2
PRR 9795, EF-15A, 1965
Title:  PRR 9795, EF-15A, 1965
Description:  Slope to Works. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train between SLOPE and WORKS Towers in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 06 June 1965. Shown here (R to L) is PRR engine #9795 and two other units whose numbers are not legible. All were built by EMD. #9795 is an EF-15A built in 1951 and rated at 1,500 horsepower. They are pulling an eastbound mixed-cargo freight and are about to pass under the 24th Street Bridge.
Photo Date:  6/6/1965  Upload Date: 6/25/2016 4:15:28 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 9795(F7A)
Views:  105   Comments: 0
Union Pacific 2373
Title:  Union Pacific 2373
Description:  The Wellsville Mountains, an extension of the Wasatch Range provide the backdrop as the Malad Local leaves Brigham
Photo Date:  9/15/1995  Upload Date: 6/25/2016 3:43:11 PM
Location:  Brigham City, UT
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 2373(GP39-2) UP 2371(GP39-2)
Views:  75   Comments: 1
Soo Line Danbury Turn
Title:  Soo Line Danbury Turn
Description:  Southbound local crossing the Yellow River about a mile north of Webster, WI. Track was still mostly good for 40 mph and there is only about a year and a half left on this St. Paul to Duluth line.
Photo Date:  7/19/1984  Upload Date: 6/19/2016 11:07:24 AM
Location:  Webster, WI
Author:  Tom Dethmers
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  SOO 414(GP9)
Views:  140   Comments: 0
BN Northbound manifest train
Title:  BN Northbound manifest train
Description:  Northbound train 141 or 835 crossing the now abandoned ex-GN bridge at Boylston, WI with an ex-CBQ GP-30 on the point. The BNSF now uses the ex-Soo Line Danbury Sub bridges to cross this river just to the east of here.
Photo Date:  7/1/1985  Upload Date: 6/19/2016 12:19:18 PM
Location:  Boylston Junction, WI
Author:  Tom Dethmers
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  BN 2226(GP30)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
Soo Line Arcola High Bridge
Title:  Soo Line Arcola High Bridge
Description:  Eastbound grain train crossing from Minnesota to Wisconsin
Photo Date:  6/1/1984  Upload Date: 6/22/2016 1:07:07 AM
Location:  Arcola, MN
Author:  Tom Dethmers
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  SOO 4441(GP38-2)
Views:  114   Comments: 1
Southbound NS freight leaves its reflection.
Title:  Southbound NS freight leaves its reflection.
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/24/2016  Upload Date: 6/24/2016 5:55:40 PM
Location:  Columbus, OH
Author:  Stu Nicholson
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9425(C40-9W) NS 9578(C44-9W) NS 3404(SD40-2)
Views:  89   Comments: 4
NW 611
Title:  NW 611
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/2016  Upload Date: 6/24/2016 1:04:48 PM
Location:  Webster, VA
Author:  Michael Rujak
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NW 611(4-8-4)
Views:  83   Comments: 1
LI 602
Title:  LI 602
Description:  Down from Oyster Bay.
Photo Date:  6/1/1975  Upload Date: 6/24/2016 10:20:33 PM
Location:  Mineola, NY
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories:  Roster,Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LI 602(Power Car)
Views:  87   Comments: 3
PC 4296, E8A, 1972
Title:  PC 4296, E8A, 1972
Description:  Agnes. Here is an original photo that I took of a Penn Central Railroad train in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on 24 June 1972. Shown here (L to R) is PC engine #4296 and four other units whose numbers are not visible. #4296 is an E8A built by EMD in 1951 and rated at 2,250 horsepower; its original PRR number was "5896." They are heading an eastbound mail train, but their motors have been turned off. Almost all rail traffic has been halted in the wake of Hurricane Agnes. This photo was taken behind the Juniata E&M Shop.
Photo Date:  6/24/1972  Upload Date: 6/23/2016 4:47:27 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PC 4296(E8A)
Views:  135   Comments: 1
Oddball
Title:  Oddball
Description:  Conrail had 100 GP15-1s, all new from EMD in 1979, which were scattered about the system in local service. Most of them survived to the split, with NS and CSX each getting some. CSX had some already, former Chessie units. On NS, they were orphans, and wound up in odd places. One is working the west end of local H2A(I swear, NS picks the letters and numbers out of a hat when they set up their train symbols) passing the Erie station, at right, in Owego.
Photo Date:  12/16/2003  Upload Date: 6/21/2016 5:15:29 AM
Location:  Owego, NY
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  NS 1447(GP15-1)
Views:  183   Comments: 2
UP 9988
Title:  UP 9988
Description:  LTA 42 returns to Adams, WI.
Photo Date:  4/22/2016  Upload Date: 6/20/2016 9:44:06 PM
Location:  Dakota, MN
Author:  Jeffrey Streiff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9988(GP40-2)
Views:  197   Comments: 1
SP 9299 at Tehachapi Loop
Title:  SP 9299 at Tehachapi Loop
Description:  SP 9299
Photo Date:  7/26/1994  Upload Date: 6/17/2016 1:08:05 PM
Location:  Tehachapi Loop, CA
Author:  Jim Greiner
Categories:  Scenic,Tunnel,Track,Action
Locomotives:  SP 9299(SD45T-2)
Views:  247   Comments: 0
At Preble Road
Title:  At Preble Road
Description:  Quickly passing through Preble.
Photo Date:  6/16/2016  Upload Date: 6/17/2016 3:11:38 PM
Location:  Preble, NY
Author:  scott crotwell
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NYSW 3804(SD60) NYSW 3806(SD60) NYSW 3802(SD60) NYSW 3012(SD32ECO)
Views:  234   Comments: 0
DGNO 3417
Title:  DGNO 3417
Description:  DGNO 3417 and 3418, both SD40M-2s, bracket a RailAmerica painted 3GS21C as the trio pulls out of Cadiz Yard.
Photo Date:  3/27/2016  Upload Date: 6/17/2016 3:21:57 PM
Location:  Dallas, TX
Author:  Roberto Alaniz
Categories:  Roster,Track,Action
Locomotives:  DGNO 3417(SD40M-2) DGNO 2002(3GS21C) DGNO 3418(SD40M-2)
Views:  227   Comments: 1
KCS 30 and GP30
Title:  KCS 30 and GP30
Description:  No, the woods are not on fire. Looks like the GP30 blew a turbo. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  5/1/1977  Upload Date: 6/17/2016 5:01:10 PM
Location:  Minden, LA
Author:  Mose Crews
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  KCS 30(F3A)
Views:  277   Comments: 1
Train 24 Northbound
Title:  Train 24 Northbound
Description:  KCS 70 with F7B and GP30. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  2/1/1977  Upload Date: 6/17/2016 5:23:26 PM
Location:  Gilark, LA
Author:  Mose Crews
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  KCS 70(F7A)
Views:  246   Comments: 1
BNSF 7255
Title:  BNSF 7255
Description:  An EB stacker splits a scuttled pair of search lights just east of the CP 855 XO. Oddly just behind me is a new pair of Vaders that were put up to replace the searchlights, but once the decision was made to put in the 855 XO and CTC the line, they too got abandoned, having never been used...
Photo Date:  6/12/2016  Upload Date: 6/16/2016 9:16:25 PM
Location:  Watab, MN
Author:  Matt Hagfors
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7255(ES44DC)
Views:  242   Comments: 1
NECR 3015
Title:  NECR 3015
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/21/2016  Upload Date: 6/14/2016 9:14:49 PM
Location:  Windham, CT
Author:  Jaiden Jadczak
Categories:  Roster,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NECR 3015(GP40-2LW) NECR 3809(GP40MC)
Views:  302   Comments: 1
AMTK 92
Title:  AMTK 92
Description:  Amtrak train #3 Southwest Chief to Los Angeles between Las Vegas NM and Lamy NM at MP 791.2
Photo Date:  4/7/2016  Upload Date: 6/15/2016 12:01:41 AM
Location:  Bernal, NM
Author:  Olaf Junges
Categories:  Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 92(P42DC)
Views:  344   Comments: 6
PRR 9819, EF-15A, 1966
Title:  PRR 9819, EF-15A, 1966
Description:  ELDO Action. Here is an original photo that I took of a Pennsylvania Railroad train in the Eldorado section of Altoona, Pennsylvania, during January of 1966. Shown here (L to R) are PRR engines #9819 and #9537. Both locomotives were built by EMD and are rated at 1,500 horsepower each. #9819 is an EF-15A built in 1951, while #9537 is an EF-15 built in 1948. Their crew has received permission to proceed, and so they are moving their train across 58th Street on their way to the Wye Switches and points West.
Photo Date:  1/23/1966  Upload Date: 6/14/2016 9:19:02 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Winter
Locomotives:  PRR 9819(F7A) PRR 9537(F3A)
Views:  315   Comments: 0
UP 6046 West
Title:  UP 6046 West
Description:  UP Shafter Sub
Photo Date:  6/4/2016  Upload Date: 6/14/2016 3:52:57 PM
Location:  Delle, UT
Author:  Randy Curlin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 6046(AC44CWCTE) UP 5656(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  269   Comments: 0
GTW 4139
Title:  GTW 4139
Description:  Grand Trunk 4139-4135-4136-4137 are on lease to the DM&E and are setting out cars at the C&NW yard in Mason City
Photo Date:  10/6/1987  Upload Date: 6/13/2016 2:53:27 PM
Location:  Mason City, IA
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  GTW 4139(GP9)
Views:  315   Comments: 1
DM&E 6601
Title:  DM&E 6601
Description:  Accelerating out of a slow order on C&NW trackage. These four old SDs sure sounded good.
Photo Date:  4/18/1987  Upload Date: 6/13/2016 2:29:28 PM
Location:  Northwood, IA
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  DME 6601(SD9)
Views:  332   Comments: 3
AMTK 174
Title:  AMTK 174
Description:  AMTK 174 leads a southbound Cascades along Bellingham Bay on a summer evening
Photo Date:  7/24/2010  Upload Date: 6/13/2016 10:21:07 PM
Location:  Bellingham, WA
Author:  J Fischer
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 174(P42DC)
Views:  298   Comments: 1
BNSF 5836
Title:  BNSF 5836
Description:  BNSF 5836 leads an empty coal train eastbound shortly after dawn
Photo Date:  5/30/2009  Upload Date: 6/12/2016 6:46:15 PM
Location:  Bluestem, WA
Author:  J Fischer
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5836(ES44AC) BNSF 5795(ES44AC)
Views:  315   Comments: 0
PRR 9468, FF-20, 1960
Title:  PRR 9468, FF-20, 1960
Description:  Road Power. Here is an original photo that I took of Pennsylvania Railroad road locomotives in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, on 22 August 1960. Shown here (R to L) are PRR engines #9468 and #9469. Both are FF-20's built by Fairbanks-Morse in 1947 and rated at 2,000 horsepower each. The crew has just coupled onto a long string of new and rebuilt freight cars, and has begun pulling them out of the Yard. This photo was taken near the intersection of Jones and South Juniata Streets. From here, this train will pass the Hollidaysburg Station and WYE Tower, climb the Allegheny Mountains using the New Portage Branch, and merge eventually with the mainline at Gallitzin.
Photo Date:  8/22/1960  Upload Date: 6/11/2016 10:32:10 AM
Location:  Hollidaysburg, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 9468(ERIE-A) PRR 9469(ERIE-A)
Views:  375   Comments: 0
BNSF 6391
Title:  BNSF 6391
Description:  An eastbound empty grain train running 1+1 passes children fishing in Noxon Reservoir just west of Trout Creek on MRL.
Photo Date:  5/25/2016  Upload Date: 6/11/2016 11:21:28 AM
Location:  Trout Creek, MT
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6391(ES44AC)
Views:  344   Comments: 0
South Down the C&M
Title:  South Down the C&M
Description:  After working the yard, CM-10 moves south past an old PRR signal on the Ex CNJ Cumberland & Maurice Branch.
Photo Date:  6/10/2016  Upload Date: 6/11/2016 3:25:22 PM
Location:  Bridgeton, NJ
Author:  Jacob Rink
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WW 576(GP10)
Views:  363   Comments: 1
CVAR 407
Title:  CVAR 407
Description:  Former C&NW 407 leads the Star Clipper near Waverly
Photo Date:  4/19/1987  Upload Date: 6/11/2016 1:00:17 PM
Location:  Waverly, IA
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CVAR 407(F7A)
Views:  357   Comments: 0
NKP 765 2-8-4 Berkshire
Title:  NKP 765 2-8-4 Berkshire
Description:  NS 957 Steam Special heads west on the NS Chicago District seen here at East Argos.
Photo Date:  6/9/2016  Upload Date: 6/10/2016 12:51:47 PM
Location:  Argos, IN
Author:  Kevin Nelson
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  327   Comments: 0
Soo Line 780
Title:  Soo Line 780
Description:  Westbound at Clear Lake
Photo Date:  2/7/1988  Upload Date: 6/10/2016 12:32:14 PM
Location:  Clear Lake, IA
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  SOO 780(SD40-2)
Views:  398   Comments: 4
EMD demo units and test car passing through Auburn
Title:  EMD demo units and test car passing through Auburn
Description:  Westbound with EMD Sd-70ace units coming down the #2 mainline over highway 80.
Photo Date:  6/9/2016  Upload Date: 6/10/2016 12:37:28 PM
Location:  Auburn, CA
Author:  Clark Gillis
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  EMDX 1502(SD70ACe) EMDX 1503(SD70ACe)
Views:  425   Comments: 0
Soo Line 6362
Title:  Soo Line 6362
Description:  Westbound at Jackson Junction with 7 units. The secondary line to Paralta left the mainline at Jackson Jct.
Photo Date:  10/16/1988  Upload Date: 6/10/2016 12:54:44 PM
Location:  Jackson Junction, IA
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  SOO 6362(SD40-2)
Views:  366   Comments: 0
SW 4227
Title:  SW 4227
Description:  Cimarron Valley RR - Satanta yard job.
Photo Date:  4/6/2016  Upload Date: 6/8/2016 12:01:11 AM
Location:  Satanta, KS
Author:  Olaf Junges
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  SW 4227(GP30)
Views:  483   Comments: 7
Storm clouds overhead
Title:  Storm clouds overhead
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/27/2015  Upload Date: 6/8/2016 1:00:16 AM
Location:  Brattleboro, VT
Author:  G Wirth
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NECR 2681(SD40M-2)
Views:  445   Comments: 1
DH 7312
Title:  DH 7312
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/20/1988  Upload Date: 1/4/2008 12:06:06 PM
Location:  Conklin, NY
Author:  Sam Botts
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DH 7312(GP38-2) DH 382(GP39-2) NYSW 4006(B40-8)
Views:  1662   Comments: 2
The Whole View
Title:  The Whole View
Description:  The whole elevator is viewed from near the next crossing
Photo Date:  6/3/2016  Upload Date: 6/5/2016 5:01:57 PM
Location:  Lennon, MI
Author:  Jeff Williams
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MQT 3390(SD40-2) HESR 2668(SD40M-2)
Views:  435   Comments: 1
LC SD40-2T #6002 C
Title:  LC SD40-2T #6002 C
Description:  NS 337 crew delivers new power to the L&C, the line's first six axle locomotives.
Photo Date:  5/30/2016  Upload Date: 6/5/2016 6:27:54 PM
Location:  Chester, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LC 6002(SD40T-2) LC 9146(C40-8)
Views:  567   Comments: 1
CR 6111
Title:  CR 6111
Description:  I think symbol is NJT-1
Photo Date:  4/17/1977  Upload Date: 6/6/2016 11:30:31 AM
Location:  Marysville, PA
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6111(SD45)
Views:  411   Comments: 3
Peabody Coal 900
Title:  Peabody Coal 900
Description:  A rare Alco RS27 powers a short coal train shuttle
Photo Date:  3/12/1984  Upload Date: 6/6/2016 5:11:39 PM
Location:  Shawneetown, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  PCCX 900(RS27)
Views:  454   Comments: 1
Last blade
Title:  Last blade
Description:  The last semaphore in service on the Southern Tier witnesses the passing of 41T at west Endicott.
Photo Date:  12/17/2002  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 4:47:51 AM
Location:  Endicott, NY
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Winter,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5656(SD75I) CN 5273(SD40-2W) CN 5670(SD75I)
Views:  452   Comments: 1
BN 6614
Title:  BN 6614
Description:  Two big F45's are eastbound over Johnson Creek, near Burke on the C&I mainline. The Milwaukee Road's Ashdale (a junction between Lanark and Mt. Carroll) to Ebner cutoff passed under this bridge until abandonment in 1952.
Photo Date:  10/28/1979  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 11:49:04 AM
Location:  Burke, IL
Author:  Richard Kundert
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  BN 6614(F45) BN 6644(F45)
Views:  471   Comments: 1
SP 8665
Title:  SP 8665
Description:  SP 8665 leads a trio of UP units down off the Palmdale Cutoff toward West Colton yard. A local waits on the balloon track before heading west.
Photo Date:  3/20/1977  Upload Date: 6/4/2016 4:49:56 PM
Location:  West Colton, CA
Author:  Ron Hawkins
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SP 8665(U33C)
Views:  479   Comments: 1
FEC 802 on FEC 101
Title:  FEC 802 on FEC 101
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/26/2014  Upload Date: 6/1/2016 10:28:02 PM
Location:  Jacksonville, FL
Author:  Adam Finger
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  FEC 802(ES44C4) FEC 438(GP40-2)
Views:  477   Comments: 0


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