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Old Work Horses
A collection of engines, cabooses, cars, etc., great and small that are past their prime, but represent a spirit of railroading that will never pass away!!
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Photo ID: 482103

It isn't often that you find equipment freshly painted in BN's Cascade Green scheme. This box car looks sharp on display at Bandana Square, a former NP shop complex now used for offices, a hotel a... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Railroad
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: BN 161987
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 18, 2014


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By: Dave Schauer

Added: May 19, 2014

Views: 8,215
Comments: 5

Favorited: 30
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Photo ID: 478167

Built by Montreal Locomotive Works in 1914, this Baltic, 4-6-4 tank steam locomotive will see its' 100th year in September. 47 is one of three such steamers and the only one in the United States.... (more)

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-4
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CN 47
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 17, 2014


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By: Lester Zmudzinski

Added: Apr 17, 2014

Views: 5,098
Comments: 3

Favorited: 11

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Photo ID: 477918

Yes it runs and runs well. They never were a slave to fashion. I've heard stories of railfans who volunteered to paint them and were rebuffed. Image problem? Actually the folks there are very ... (more)

Railroad: Hampton & Branchville
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Hampton, South Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: HB 5943
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 13, 2012


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By: Sid Vaught

Added: Apr 16, 2014

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Comments: 1

Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 477914

This is most of the resplendent roster of this now moribund railroad. Believe it or not inside they are in pretty good condition but the owner says they run just as well without paint. The railr... (more)

Railroad: Hampton & Branchville
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Hampton, South Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: HB 667
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 13, 2012


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By: Sid Vaught

Added: Apr 15, 2014

Views: 7,825
Comments: 6

Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 476978

One of the famous "Lost Engines of Roanoke" has been rescued and sets awaiting better days. There is the rumor that one of the prime movers on this unit or its sister could be restored to operate... (more)

Railroad: Chesapeake Western
Locomotive: Baldwin DS4-4-660
Location: Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CHW 663
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 31, 2010


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By: Sid Vaught

Added: Apr 08, 2014

Views: 4,065
Comments: 1

Favorited: 18


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Photo ID: 476449

Well hidden near a grain elevator at Galt, Illinois, are the remains of Grand Trunk Western 0-8-0 8305, which last saw service as Northwestern Steel & Wire 05 in nearby Sterling. Her future is un... (more)

Railroad: Northwestern Steel & Wire
Locomotive: Steam 0-8-0
Location: Galt, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: NWSW 05
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 02, 2014


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By: Jeff Terry

Added: Apr 04, 2014

Views: 12,020
Comments: 3

Favorited: 38
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Photo ID: 476388

KYLE 2037 sits alone on one of the shop leads in Roseville

Railroad: Kyle Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP20
Location: Roseville, California, USA
Locomotive #: KYLE 2037
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 03, 2014


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By: Hunter Lohse

Added: Apr 03, 2014

Views: 3,636
Comments: 1

Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 475088

The other morning I met an old friend at the CP's grade crossing of Schmidt Rd.near the West Davenport,IA. yard office. We both started on the Milwaukee Road back in the 60's. I've been retired fo... (more)

Railroad: Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific/SOO/CP
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Davenport, Iowa, USA
Locomotive #: SOO 2066
Train ID: West Dav Switch
Photo Date: March, 2014


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Mar 24, 2014

Views: 6,883
Comments: 4

Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 474636

Here's a throwback shot, A&WP GP40 729 working the old connection between the SCL and A&WP which ran right through downtown Union City, The Union City municipal complex now occupies this area. Eve... (more)

Railroad: Atlanta & West Point
Locomotive: EMD GP40
Location: Union City, Georgia, USA
Locomotive #: AWP 729
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1974


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By: David Stewart

Added: Mar 21, 2014

Views: 4,137
Comments: 2

Favorited: 16
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Photo ID: 471313

The sun came out just long enough to get a picture of one of the two GG1's stored and rotting away at Cooperstown Jct. NY.

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: GG1
Location: Cooperstown jct., New York, USA
Locomotive #: 4917
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 24, 2014


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By: colmat91

Added: Feb 25, 2014

Views: 20,525
Comments: 14

Favorited: 74

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Photo ID: 470265

CNW 413 had a long career after retirement. Sold to RTA in in 1978 it was used in Chicago area commuter service until early 1985, then sold to Naporano Iron and Metals and after that was sold to a... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Barberton, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 413
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 10, 1985


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Feb 17, 2014

Views: 3,364
Comments: 2

Favorited: 15
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Photo ID: 469960

The last surviving example of an NP "Prairie" type steam locomotive is undergoing a cosmetic restoration inside the Lake Superior Railroad Museum's Draper maintenance building.

Railroad: Northern Pacific Railway
Locomotive: Steam 2-6-2
Location: Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: NP 2435
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 04, 2014


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By: Dave Schauer

Added: Feb 14, 2014

Views: 4,561
Comments: 1

Favorited: 8
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Photo ID: 469945

This C-Liner B unit has been shoved off the end of a spur and left to rot!

Railroad: Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific
Locomotive: CFB16-4
Location: Bensenville, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: MILW 28B
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 02, 1967


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By: Ted Ellis

Added: Feb 14, 2014

Views: 5,378
Comments: 1

Favorited: 24
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Photo ID: 469822

Built by the Wagner Palace Sleeping Car Company in 1882, the CF&I Mine Rescue Car came to western steel giant in 1923 after being purchased from the U.S. Bureau of Mines. The CF&I would use this ... (more)

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: Passenger Car
Location: Pueblo, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: CF&I 1
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 21, 2013


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By: Frank Orona

Added: Feb 13, 2014

Views: 3,291
Comments: 1

Favorited: 9

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Photo ID: 469401

The Louisiana Steam Train Association yard in Jefferson (West of New Orleans) Houses some interesting equipment. Before becoming under ownership of the Bisso Towboat Co, The locomotive was built b... (more)

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: Steam 0-6-0
Location: Jefferson, Louisiana, USA
Locomotive #: Bisso 2
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 14, 2014


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By: J.PO

Added: Feb 09, 2014

Views: 7,661
Comments: 7

Favorited: 17

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