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The Other Side of Railroading
Some of my favorites from the other aspect of railroading/railfanning.
Photo Album By: Reginald T. McDowell
 
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Photo ID: 526728

The distant roar of a Westbound grain train clawing up the .65% grade out of the Souris River Valley fills the chilly Spring night sky; and the intermediate signal at MP 16.7 gives a proceed indic... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Lonetree, North Dakota, USA
Locomotive #: N/A
Train ID: N/A
Photo Date: April 11, 2015


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By: Steven M. Welch

Added: Apr 12, 2015

Screener's Choice
People's Choice 1

Views: 16,296
Comments: 10

Favorited: 122

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Photo ID: 523884

The classic ACL Signal bridge at Lane, SC has stood for decades as hundreds of thousands of trains have passed under it's classic target signals. It's Safetran replacement awaits activation on Ma... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: Signal
Location: Lane, South Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 17, 2015


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By: Grady F. McKinley

Added: Mar 20, 2015

Views: 1,851
Comments: 0

Favorited: 9

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Photo ID: 523866

Fire and Brimstone... heating the rails with a copious amount of coal and diesel fuel. With sledge hammer in hand, the hot rail is slowly knocked into place on a curved stretch crossing Straight C... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: None
Location: Clairfield, Tennessee, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 17, 2015


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By: B.A.Harrison

Added: Mar 20, 2015

Views: 6,491
Comments: 5

Favorited: 22
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Photo ID: 520219

Thermit welding is not something you see very often and certainly not in the tight confines of the New York City Subway. This process is used to weld two pieces of very hard metal such as steel ra... (more)

Railroad: New York City Transit
Locomotive: Unknown
Location: New York, New York, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 22, 2015


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By: Dennis A. Livesey

Added: Feb 22, 2015

Views: 4,739
Comments: 2

Favorited: 17

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Photo ID: 516388

In the last minutes of daylight, CSX SB 1000 stops on the main behind the Fonda office before continuing east. Winter storm Juno has left the area largely unscathed. However as little as ten miles... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: Beilhack HB1200S Snow Blower
Location: Fonda, New York, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT SB 1000
Train ID: unknown
Photo Date: January 27, 2015


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By: Jack M. Jakeman

Added: Jan 27, 2015

Views: 4,910
Comments: 0

Favorited: 22

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Photo ID: 468663

In the quietest moments of a winter storm, fire and ice converge in the tangled trackwork at Metra's busiest interlocking in the Chicagoland area.

Railroad: Metra
Locomotive: None
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: Unknown


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By: Marshall W. Beecher

Added: Feb 02, 2014

Editor's Choice Photo
Photo of the Week
People's Choice 1

Views: 55,409
Comments: 38

Favorited: 378
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Photo ID: 467880

Chilly night along Elkhorn Creek.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: none
Location: Landgraff, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 25, 2014


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By: Michael Biehn

Added: Jan 28, 2014

Views: 4,517
Comments: 2

Favorited: 40
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