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Railroad Details (other than engine or signal details or switchstands)
All those shots of interesting railroad details, what you see trackside, up close and personal! Excludes shots going into my other albums: "Engine Details," "Signal Details," and "Switchstand Shots."
Photo Album By: Janusz Mrozek
 
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Photo ID: 608807

Resting on some 4x4 pieces of wood, a 6ft. section of rail has just undergone the process of Flash-Butt welding. The operator of a Chemetron hi-rail truck which houses the welding equipment, just... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: Rail
Location: Wadley, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: N/A
Train ID: N/A
Photo Date: February 04, 2017


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By: Brandon Kirk

Added: Mar 04, 2017

Views: 5,348
Comments: 0

Favorited: 8
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Photo ID: 602828

CNW made a lot of improvements in the 1970s and 80s, but were pretty frugal when it came to yard trackage. Here at Altoona this view shows a transition track to a scale, which obviously has seen b... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Altoona, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1628
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 02, 1979


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Jan 13, 2017

Views: 3,677
Comments: 1

Favorited: 8

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Photo ID: 562688

When the weather turns cold, the track has alot of strain put on it with the contracting steel. Many joints can come apart, as is the case here at MP 268.4 on the CN Dubuque Sub. M337 has slowed d... (more)

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Raymond, Iowa, USA
Locomotive #: CN 2527
Train ID: CN M33791-10
Photo Date: January 11, 2016


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By: Craig Williams

Added: Jan 20, 2016

Views: 7,370
Comments: 5

Favorited: 21
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Photo ID: 558398

"CONRAIL"
An old Conrail boxcar sits behind the old Cumberland Valley Railroad Freight Depot in Winchester, VA. A local theater remodeled the depot for its use and use the bo... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Winchester, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: N/A
Train ID: N/A
Photo Date: December, 2015


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By: Jon Wright

Added: Dec 14, 2015

Views: 1,868
Comments: 0

Favorited: 5
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Photo ID: 531363

A pair of Union Pacific MoW rail flat cars show off nearly perfect symmetry in the UP Pueblo yard. If these flat cars look somewhat solid, that's because they are. These cars were built by Gener... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Flat Car
Location: Pueblo, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: UP 913503
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 02, 2014


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By: Frank Orona

Added: May 19, 2015

Views: 6,021
Comments: 0

Favorited: 9

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Photo ID: 521576

A new GEVO prime mover and it's alternator sit waiting to be installed in 501.

Railroad: Iowa Interstate Railroad
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: South Amana, Iowa, USA
Locomotive #: 501
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 28, 2015


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By: FJ Grizel

Added: Mar 04, 2015

Views: 8,093
Comments: 1

Favorited: 26
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Photo ID: 521536

Without track, we wouldn’t have any trains. Simple twin ribbons of steel laid on wooden (or concrete) ties anchored with spikes and tieplates, all locked in place with ballast. From an overpass at... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: none
Location: Sheridan, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 21, 2014


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Mar 03, 2015

Views: 2,096
Comments: 3

Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 520653

Now this is a compromise joint! Having to connect vastly different sized rails on this seldom used NS house track greatly illustrates how valuable compromise joints are and what they are m... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: Rail
Location: Opelika, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 01, 2014


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By: Frank Orona

Added: Feb 26, 2015

Views: 7,770
Comments: 0

Favorited: 20

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Photo ID: 517775

One of the few remaining Interstate Railroad landmarks, the last standing pillars of the gate leading into Andover Yard stands strong on a cold January night.

Railroad: Interstate
Locomotive: None
Location: Andover, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 31, 2015


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By: Hunter Richardson

Added: Feb 05, 2015

Views: 5,739
Comments: 1

Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 510636

A steel wheel rolling along a steel rail is very efficient way to move heavy cargo. Here we see one of those wheels under a tank car, rolling along at about 40 miles per hour as BNSF Railway's Ba... (more)

Railroad: GATX
Locomotive: Freight Car Truck
Location: Victorville, California, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: BNSF M-BARSDG1 15
Photo Date: December 15, 2014


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Dec 15, 2014

Views: 4,113
Comments: 2

Favorited: 14

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Photo ID: 508178

From this vantage point, you can see how the Type F (top, as indicated by the 'F70DE' lettering cast into it, Type H couplers have an 'H' cast into them) and Type E (bottom) couplers differ extens... (more)

Railroad: St. Louis Southwestern Railway (Cotton Belt)
Locomotive: Flat Car
Location: Pueblo, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: SSW 97024
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 02, 2014


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By: Frank Orona

Added: Nov 26, 2014

Views: 4,372
Comments: 0

Favorited: 19

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Photo ID: 506593

Known as “Rocky” by the Great Northern, this trademark mountain goat perched atop a rock would become the official trademark for that railroad in 1936. For much of its life Rocky would be encircl... (more)

Railroad: Great Northern
Locomotive: Boxcar
Location: Avondale, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: GN 139018
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 02, 2014


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By: Frank Orona

Added: Nov 14, 2014

Views: 2,849
Comments: 2

Favorited: 16

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Photo ID: 502506

Bad trip in the freight pool.

Railroad: Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific
Locomotive: BO Drawbar
Location: Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1970


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Oct 17, 2014

Views: 9,516
Comments: 1

Favorited: 22
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Photo ID: 491213

The LIRR's fleet of M7s bask in afternoon sunlight while the numerous double slip switches get a workout moving trains in and out of West Side Yard. This yard will be covered up to 11th Street wit... (more)

Railroad: Long Island Railroad
Locomotive: Bombardier M7
Location: New York, New York, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 14, 2014


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By: LawnGuylander

Added: Jul 26, 2014

Views: 3,347
Comments: 3

Favorited: 21
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Photo ID: 475076

130 pound mainline rail along N&W's now abandoned Bluestone Branch near the town of Coopers. Installed in 1930 at the peak of N&W steam and electrification, these rails and remaining N&W infrastru... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Coopers, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 23, 2014


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By: Chase Gunnoe

Added: Mar 24, 2014

Views: 3,384
Comments: 0

Favorited: 10
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