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Signalling the End
A collection of photographs portraying the final days of classic signals along various railroads.
Photo Album By: Jake Branson
 
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Photo ID: 543653

After doing work at Effingham, IL, the engineer on CSX St. Louis Line local J729 20 has the throttle notched highly with 64 cars bound for Rose Lake Yard in East St. Louis, IL. Guarding the train'... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Saint Elmo, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 6434
Train ID: CSXT J729 20
Photo Date: August 20, 2015


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Added: Aug 24, 2015

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Photo ID: 541928

CNW 8701, one of two remaining unpatched Chicago & North Western locomotives on Union Pacific's roster, knocks down the approach diverging aspect displayed on the endangered CNW signal bridge at R... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Rochelle, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 8701
Train ID: UP IG3G1 18
Photo Date: July 18, 2015


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Added: Aug 09, 2015

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Photo ID: 531569

A pair of former Burlington Northern SD70MACs lead Rush Island bound coal train C NRMRTR1 07A through the siding switch at Old Monroe, MO. Signal gangs are currently installing new SafeTrans tri-l... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD70MAC
Location: Old Monroe, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 9637
Train ID: BNSF C NRMRTR1 07A
Photo Date: May 11, 2015


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Added: May 20, 2015

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Photo ID: 529352

The sun sets on these Santa Fe searchlight signals, both literally and figuratively.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: La Plata, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 4696
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 12, 2014


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Added: May 01, 2015

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Photo ID: 520786

Nearly new BNSF ES44C4 #8017 and 4 more Gevos lead Z LACNYC9 22A under one of the Transcon's last cantilever signals at West Baring, MO, in May of 2014. This was the sixth train of 15 that would r... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44C4
Location: Baring, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 8017
Train ID: BNSF Z LACNYC9 22A
Photo Date: May 24, 2014


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Added: Feb 27, 2015

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Photo ID: 519362

NS D70, a transfer from Voltz Yard to BNSF's Argentine Yard, threads its way through some of the many searchlight signals still guarding the rails around Santa Fe Junction in Kansas City, MO. Powe... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: EMD GP39E
Location: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 2766
Train ID: NS D70
Photo Date: February 13, 2015


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Added: Feb 17, 2015

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Photo ID: 513643

Searchlight signals, sweet sunlight, and a Santa Fe SD75M meet in this view of former ATSF warbonnet #205 leading a short string of coiled steel cars down the Cuba Subdivision at West Dillon.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD75M
Location: Dillon, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 205
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 30, 2014


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Added: Jan 08, 2015

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Photo ID: 510674

Sunshine on a Cloudy Day. Ever since Florida East Coast brought back their "Champion" paint scheme, I have always wanted to see a champ with a KCS Southern Belle. I finally got my wish toda... (more)

Railroad: Kansas City Southern Railway
Locomotive: EMD SW1500
Location: Sauget, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: KCS 1509
Train ID: KCS YVN112
Photo Date: December 16, 2014


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Added: Dec 16, 2014

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Photo ID: 508214

A CSX ballast train departs Cumberland Terminal and snakes through the crossovers at Mexico Tower. The tower itself and the CPL signals that have guarded this spot for decades are still standing a... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE C40-9W (Dash 9-40CW)
Location: Cumberland, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 9006
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 17, 2014


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Added: Nov 27, 2014

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Photo ID: 501215

Heat distortion fills the air as a hard working CN SD70M-2 leads southbound UP autorack train ASMAR 04 under the Mopac-era signal bridge at Wolf Lake, IL.

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD70M-2
Location: Wolf Lake, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CN 8928
Train ID: UP ASMAR 04
Photo Date: October 04, 2014


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Added: Oct 08, 2014

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Photo ID: 497377

Out of time. A Ferromex Gevo rolls through the crossovers at Jacob, IL, on UP's Chester Subdivision. The cantilever signals that once guarded this control point have been decommissioned, th... (more)

Railroad: Ferromex
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Jacob, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: FXE 4668
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 13, 2014


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Added: Sep 10, 2014

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Photo ID: 494443

A northbound intermodal hotshot races under the signal bridge north of Gorham, IL, with a former SP AC4400CW on the point. This is one of the better looking ex Southern Pacific units on UP's roste... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Gorham, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6289
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 13, 2014


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Added: Aug 20, 2014

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Photo ID: 488673

One of the Transcon's hottest intermodal trains powers through West Baring, MO, with a quartet of orange GE motors in control. The train is passing through a control point still guarded by an ATSF... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44DC
Location: Baring, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 7544
Train ID: BNSF Z NBYWSP9 22A
Photo Date: May 24, 2014


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Added: Jul 08, 2014

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Photo ID: 467240

A Ferromex ES44AC and a Fakebonnet Dash 9 trail two orange BNSF motors on a westbound manifest passing through Ethel, MO, on BNSF's busy Marceline Subdivision. The classic cantilever and signal br... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Ethel, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 4507
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 12, 2014


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Added: Jan 22, 2014

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Photo ID: 462987

WP and MP heritage. The Western Pacific heritage unit has hot intermodal train ZG4MQ 19 rolling southward after a two-minute long crew change in Dupo, IL. The cantilever signal bridge, inst... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Dupo, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: UP 1983
Train ID: UP ZG4MQ 19
Photo Date: December 20, 2013


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Added: Dec 20, 2013

Views: 1,977
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