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Whoa! Talk about luck!
A collection of those lucky shots where you just happen to be in the right place at the right time.
Photo Album By: Bob Pickering (BP)
 
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Photo ID: 631907

Conrail Shared Assets local YPMO-R1 heads off for A.E. Staley on the former Pennsy "Old Line" as the power for Conrail Shared Assets local BS02 sits on the Amtrak Northeast Corridor brid... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Morrisville, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NS 3044
Train ID: YPMO-R1
Photo Date: August 01, 2017


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By: Darryl Rule

Added: Sep 26, 2017

Views: 1,554
Comments: 2

Favorited: 21
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Photo ID: 631347

Meeting Northeast Regional train 95; closing speed 180 mph

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Bombardier/Alstom Acela Express Trainset
Location: Havre de Grace, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 2034
Train ID: AMTK 2164
Photo Date: September 08, 2017


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Sep 22, 2017

Views: 512
Comments: 2

Favorited: 4
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Photo ID: 626752

Timing is everything, as illustrated here. Featured here, we see a glimpse of what is certainly a one-time occurrence. Moments before knocking down an active semaphore signal, NMRX #101 leads an “... (more)

Railroad: New Mexico Railrunner Express
Locomotive: MPI MP36PH-3C
Location: Cerrillos, New Mexico, USA
Locomotive #: NMRX 101
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 08, 2017


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By: Elijah Cross

Added: Aug 14, 2017

Views: 2,345
Comments: 1

Favorited: 31
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Photo ID: 624660

Now THIS is aerial photography! While on the final approach to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on an Alaska Airlines flight from Reno, we were just exiting a low arc over downtown Seattle whe... (more)

Railroad: Sound Transit
Locomotive: MPI MP40PH-3C
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 06, 2017


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By: Sean Kelly

Added: Jul 28, 2017

Views: 3,779
Comments: 0

Favorited: 16
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Photo ID: 605054

UP Train MKCCN 20 ducks under the BNSF Hannibal Bridge and the DPU on BNSF Train C BTMMHK1 34 at Broadway on the UP KC Metro Sub., taking the Omaha Main towards Minnesota Avenue.

Locomotives... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: UP 7386
Train ID: UP MKCCN
Photo Date: September 20, 2015


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By: Zach Pumphery

Added: Feb 01, 2017

Views: 1,061
Comments: 0

Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 598263

Meet Me at Canyon Diablo! After stopping on the Canyon Diablo bridge, BNSF 8384 East begins to roll down off the mountain with its hot Z-train out of San Bernardino, CA. As the eastbound be... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44C4
Location: Canyon Diablo, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 8384
Train ID: Z SBDWSP8 02L
Photo Date: December 03, 2016


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By: David Carballido-Jeans

Added: Dec 04, 2016

Views: 2,922
Comments: 2

Favorited: 24

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Photo ID: 590233

CZ / 220 Praha - Ceske Budejovice

Railroad: Ceske Drahy
Locomotive: CD 362
Location: Horusice , Czech Republic
Locomotive #: CD 362 077 0
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 23, 2016


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By: Jaroslav Dvorak

Added: Sep 23, 2016

Views: 988
Comments: 0

Favorited: 9
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Photo ID: 590164

Quite a bit happening in old Rand Yard this morning. Left to right it's K950, A766, P301 and P053. Auto Train had four motors this morning and, as you can see by the hunchback, the second is CSX... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Sanford, Florida, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 174
Train ID: P05321
Photo Date: September, 2016


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By: Kevin Andrusia

Added: Sep 23, 2016

Views: 2,443
Comments: 0

Favorited: 7
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Photo ID: 587202

After more than a few dozen visits to this same location since 1989, a 15-minute lunch break from other photo work on Friday, August 26, yielded my first ever over-under moving meet! The CN U7026... (more)

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD70
Location: Conneaut, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: IC 1018 1034 CN 5422
Train ID: CN U7026126/NS 14M
Photo Date: August 26, 2016


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By: Kevin Burkholder

Added: Aug 28, 2016

People's Choice 1

Views: 11,593
Comments: 4

Favorited: 82
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Photo ID: 586961

Alabama Division train 153 approaches Leeds, Ala., westbound on the East End District, while Central of Georgia District train 198 crosses overhead, heading east toward Columbus, Ga. (led by the r... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Leeds, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: 8114
Train ID: 198
Photo Date: August 23, 2016


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By: Norfolk Southern Corp

Added: Aug 26, 2016

Views: 2,610
Comments: 0

Favorited: 18


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Photo ID: 584872

Northbound freight on the west bank of the Hudson and a northbound commuter runs up the east bank.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE C40-8 (Dash 8-40C)
Location: Tomkins Cove, New York, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 7461
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 08, 2015


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By: Lester Zmudzinski

Added: Aug 04, 2016

Views: 902
Comments: 0

Favorited: 9
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Photo ID: 584586

An early-morning south/westbound Acela consists pulls away from Trenton station as a Septa train arrives from Philadelphia with an AEM-7 leading.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Bombardier/Alstom Acela Express Trainset
Location: Trenton, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 2038
Train ID: AMTK 2103
Photo Date: July 06, 2016


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By: Robert Pisani

Added: Aug 01, 2016

Views: 1,305
Comments: 0

Favorited: 5

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Photo ID: 582878

Touch&Go
Right at the limit of my 15mm, the Canadair CL-415 catch up some water while Thello 139, hauled by E444R 058 passes near Torre Prarola, (Imperia)

Railroad: FS Italian State Railways
Locomotive: E444R
Location: Imperia, Italy
Locomotive #: 058
Train ID: EC139
Photo Date: March 15, 2016


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By: Federico Santagati

Added: Jul 16, 2016

Views: 1,930
Comments: 0

Favorited: 11

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Photo ID: 582287

Dasye TGV #706 and Réseau-Duplex TGV #619 meet Jorsidy on the Marne River. Jorsidy is one of the many “péniches” (barge) navigating rivers and canals in France and Belgium. This quiet looking spot... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV Dasye
Location: Alfortville, France
Locomotive #: TGV 706
Train ID: -
Photo Date: July 09, 2016


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Jul 10, 2016

Views: 2,553
Comments: 1

Favorited: 6
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Photo ID: 581986

Got lucky to catch this 3 way meet in Old Saybrook. On the left is CDOT Train 1687 and on the right is Amtrak Acela Train 2166. The middle train is Amtrak Regional Train 175 making a station stop.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Siemens ACS-64
Location: Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 621
Train ID: AMTK 175
Photo Date: July 06, 2016


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By: Mark Schenking

Added: Jul 06, 2016

Views: 1,857
Comments: 0

Favorited: 13
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