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Fireworks - Lightning - Sparks
Sparks fly over the railroads from celebration fireworks, maintenance and repair "sparks", locomotive exhaust fireworks, and nature's light show.
Photo Album By: John Doughty
 
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Photo ID: 670066

An evening thunderstorm drifts slowly east out over the Atlantic, with lightning strikes lighting up the sky as I wait for a southbound FEC train.

Railroad: Florida East Coast Railroad (FEC)
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Melbourne, Florida, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 09, 2018


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By: John Doughty

Added: Sep 10, 2018

Views: 699
Comments: 0

Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 669523

A BNSF emd leads the nightly Tucson to Phoenix manifest train with monsoon storms raging to the east.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Gilbert, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 9182
Train ID: MTUPX 20
Photo Date: August 21, 2018


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By: Jake Siegel

Added: Sep 04, 2018

People's Choice 1

Views: 3,667
Comments: 5

Favorited: 59
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Photo ID: 669337

A heavy EB stack train fights it way upgrade at Sibyl on a beautiful stormy night

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70M
Location: Sibyl, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 02, 2018


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By: Cayden Smith

Added: Sep 03, 2018

People's Choice 2

Views: 2,317
Comments: 2

Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 669172

Actors came together at the RailGiants museum to give photographers a glimpse into the past. Many scenarios played out over the course of the night. In this scenario, a crew member is conducting m... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 4-12-2
Location: Pomona, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 9000
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 18, 2018


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By: Nathaniel Holguin

Added: Sep 01, 2018

Views: 1,265
Comments: 0

Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 668542

You can join our next photo tour to Sandaoling if you want to see the last original steam locomotives! The short group tour going to be in January 2019! Contact us: monrailpic@gmail.com

Railroad: Sandaoling Coal Mine Railway
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Sandaoling, China
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 23, 2017


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By: Temuulen.B

Added: Aug 26, 2018

Views: 1,060
Comments: 0

Favorited: 11


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Photo ID: 667955

No Rain in California? Fine, We'll Make Our Own. Reenactor San Calderwood, of both Rail Giants and Santa Fe 3751 steam crew fame, gives photographers at the 2018 Rail Giants Train Museum N... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 4-12-2
Location: Pomona, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 9000
Train ID: None
Photo Date: August 18, 2018


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By: Alex Gillman

Added: Aug 20, 2018

Views: 3,118
Comments: 0

Favorited: 14

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Photo ID: 667875

Sparks flying during a night photo shoot a the Rail Giants Museum in Pomona, CA. Thank you to photographer Steve Crise for providing the lighting and guidance to those who attended this event.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: 4-12-2
Location: Pomona, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 9000
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 18, 2018


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By: Ken Szok

Added: Aug 19, 2018

Views: 2,735
Comments: 1

Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 667054

A severe thunderstorm is approaching Waycross. To the left is the Locomotive Specialist and former NRE facilities. You can see to former CN 7056 and LOSX 900 in the distance. Photo was taken fr... (more)

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Waycross, Georgia, USA
Locomotive #: CN 7056, LOSX 900
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 24, 2018


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By: John Doughty

Added: Aug 11, 2018

Views: 1,012
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Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 666891

After waiting for a few hours, UP 7969 leads a short manifest train through Cienega Creek as a huge thunderstorm builds over the Rincon Mountains. The crew will take this manifest on a long journe... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Vail, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: UP 7969
Train ID: UP MWCFW 07
Photo Date: August 08, 2018


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By: Cayden Smith

Added: Aug 09, 2018

People's Choice 2

Views: 2,748
Comments: 2

Favorited: 21
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Photo ID: 666450

The final scheduled run for Vermont Rail System’s Scott Whitney before his retirement was the annual Old Home Days Fireworks Train in Bellows Falls, VT on the evening of August 4. Beginning his ca... (more)

Railroad: Vermont Rail System
Locomotive: Alco RS-1
Location: Bellows Falls, Vermont, USA
Locomotive #: GMRC 405
Train ID: GMRC Fireworks Train
Photo Date: August 04, 2018


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By: Kevin Burkholder

Added: Aug 05, 2018

Views: 4,087
Comments: 1

Favorited: 21


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Photo ID: 665969

During night works on high speed line tracks to change a long switch (722ft) with movable point frog, worker is cutting the rail to adjust length before that the machine on right will going down t... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Crisenoy (77), France
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 23, 2018


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By: Daniel Minaca

Added: Jul 30, 2018

Views: 1,074
Comments: 3

Favorited: 6

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Photo ID: 665771

A hot EB UP Z train roars through this stormy night in Vail, AZ

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Vail, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 27, 2018


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By: Cayden Smith

Added: Jul 28, 2018

People's Choice 3

Views: 1,844
Comments: 4

Favorited: 22
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Photo ID: 665605

As the blue hour fades into the night, a large lighting bolt hits behind the Union Pacific 6938, which is proudly displayed in front of the Jenks Locomotive Shops. The line of thunderstorms passi... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD DD40X
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6938
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 20, 2018


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By: James R Doughty

Added: Jul 26, 2018

Views: 3,384
Comments: 3

Favorited: 19

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Photo ID: 664763

Lightning flashes near the Union Pacific Jenks Locomotive Shops as a severe thunderstorm rolls through Little Rock.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Locomotive #: UP 1658, UP 2480
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 17, 2018


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By: James R Doughty

Added: Jul 18, 2018

Views: 1,543
Comments: 1

Favorited: 17

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Photo ID: 663663

Cooling her heels after pulling the dinner train up Cumbres. The 487 basks in the glow of the annual Village of Chama fireworks

Railroad: Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Chama, New Mexico, USA
Locomotive #: C&TS 487
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 04, 2018


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By: William Diehl

Added: Jul 09, 2018

Views: 2,051
Comments: 2

Favorited: 16

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