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At the Trottle
A tribute to the engineers who drive the engines of America's railways. Comments welcome from those who sat behind the trottle.
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Photo ID: 477901

The view from the engineer's seat of Citirail 1337 on the head end of a Powder River coal train in Atlanta.

Railroad: Citicorp Railmark, Inc (CREX)
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Locomotive #: CREX 1337
Train ID: 732
Photo Date: April 14, 2014


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By: Casey Thomason

Added: Apr 15, 2014

Views: 10,081
Comments: 4

Favorited: 38
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Photo ID: 477794

Here is the finished control stand with all gauges cleaned and recalibrated. Brake valves have been cleaned and new gaskets added. Control switch contacts have been cleaned and lubricated. Replace... (more)

Railroad: Buffalo Creek
Locomotive: Alco HH660
Location: Hamburg, New York, USA
Locomotive #: 43
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 10, 2014


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By: prrbaldwin

Added: Apr 14, 2014

Views: 4,819
Comments: 3

Favorited: 15

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Photo ID: 476095

The unique hogger's office of the BN1.

Railroad: Burlington Northern Railroad
Locomotive: EMD F9(A)
Location: Union, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: BN 1
Train ID: display
Photo Date: March 29, 2014


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By: Rob Schreiner

Added: Apr 01, 2014

Views: 9,684
Comments: 2

Favorited: 33

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Photo ID: 474459

Burning diesel on the NSM mainline and climbing out of the Lake Superior basin with empties for the mine 47 miles inland at Babbitt, MN.

Railroad: North Shore Mining
Locomotive: EMD SD40-3
Location: Silver Bay, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: NSM 652
Train ID: Empties
Photo Date: May 15, 2010


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By: Todd M.

Added: Mar 20, 2014

Views: 6,358
Comments: 3

Favorited: 19
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Photo ID: 471254

Two EMD demos on an eastbound wait for their Hogger while he brackets it with Engineer Huck on the left and Engineer Bennett on the right for a photo at Portage,WI..

Railroad: EMDX
Locomotive: EMD GP59
Location: Portage, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: EMDX 9
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1986


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Feb 25, 2014

Views: 3,652
Comments: 5

Favorited: 9


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Photo ID: 470744

My dad was a weekend engineer/fireman for the Wasatch Mountain Railway (aka the 'Heber Creeper'). He is pictured in the cab of former Pacific Lumber Company 2-8-2 No. 35, built by Baldwin Locomoti... (more)

Railroad: Wasatch Mountain Railway
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Bridal Veil Falls, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: WMRY 35
Train ID: Afternoon Train
Photo Date: July 18, 1975


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By: James Belmont

Added: Feb 21, 2014

Views: 4,445
Comments: 2

Favorited: 18

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Photo ID: 470039

The pure simplicity of the controls in Soo FP7A 2500A contrasts sharply with today's modern locomotives.

Railroad: Soo Line
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: SOO 2500A
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 04, 2014


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By: Dave Schauer

Added: Feb 15, 2014

Views: 4,293
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Favorited: 21
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Photo ID: 469979

We're at the west end of the ex-Milwaukee Road yard in Green Bay,WI. where ex-MILW Engineer Del Westby is going to work on his GBW ALCO.

Railroad: Green Bay & Western
Locomotive: Alco C424
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: GBW 312
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1986


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Feb 14, 2014

Views: 4,451
Comments: 2

Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 469830

Cab view of an old DDM45, about 40 years old, still doing an awesome work.

Railroad: EFVM - Estrada de Ferro Vitória a Minas
Locomotive: EMD DDM45
Location: Colatina (ES), Brazil
Locomotive #: EFVM 876
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January, 2014


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By: Nicolas Fagundes

Added: Feb 13, 2014

Views: 3,167
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Favorited: 10
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Photo ID: 469798

Railroad: Ferroclub Argentino
Locomotive: General Electric U-13C
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Locomotive #: 6016
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 10, 2014


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By: Darío Saidman

Added: Feb 13, 2014

Views: 3,476
Comments: 2

Favorited: 8


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Photo ID: 468181

M338 crosses over to the main at Nevada St in Waterloo as they double up their train. Tonight's M338 will depart Waterloo with a wedge plow and 101 cars. Strong winds over 50 mph will make the run... (more)

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Waterloo, Iowa, USA
Locomotive #: CN 2580
Train ID: CN M33891-26
Photo Date: January 26, 2014


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By: Craig Williams

Added: Jan 30, 2014

Views: 7,853
Comments: 2

Favorited: 36

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Photo ID: 465233

You've seen the outside of the beautiful 311 - well - the interior is seen here as we moved the unit into position along the Lake Champlain waterfront. One of the VRS 'family' is seen at the thro... (more)

Railroad: Vermont Rail System
Locomotive: GP40-2LW
Location: Burlington, Vermont, USA
Locomotive #: VTR 311
Train ID: None
Photo Date: December 27, 2013


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By: Kevin Burkholder

Added: Jan 06, 2014

Views: 14,799
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Favorited: 28
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Photo ID: 463137

Engineer Craig Willett is at the controls of F40PH No. 357 on Amtrak No. 8, the eastbound Empire Builder, at East Hastings, Minnesota, on November 9, 1992.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Hastings, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 357
Train ID: AMTK 8
Photo Date: November 09, 1992


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Dec 21, 2013

Views: 8,700
Comments: 2

Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 459148

An in-cab perspective of 1948 built Western Maryland EMD BL2 No. 82 on the grounds of the West Virginia Central Railroad in Belington. Notice the unique windshield glass that enhances visibility i... (more)

Railroad: West Virginia Central Railroad
Locomotive: EMD BL2
Location: Belington, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: WM 82
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: October 11, 2013


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By: Chase Gunnoe

Added: Nov 18, 2013

Views: 7,849
Comments: 2

Favorited: 29
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Photo ID: 458781

IMRL Engineer Carl Finzel poses with his locomotive on the MRL business train as we're about to depart for Marquette and Mason City. Two years after this photo was taken Carl was killed in a rear ... (more)

Railroad: Montana Rail Link
Locomotive: EMD F45
Location: Dubuque, Iowa, USA
Locomotive #: MRL 391
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1997


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Nov 15, 2013

Views: 5,362
Comments: 3

Favorited: 23
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