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Photo Album By: John Westfield
 
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Photo ID: 684066

Amtrak Turboliners built by Rohr Industries---7 sets (14 power units numbered) 150-163. These sets were based at Rensselaer, N.Y., and used in the New York-Niagara Falls corridor. The New York-Bu... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turboliner
Location: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: AMTK 151
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 12, 1983


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Jan 14, 2019

Views: 1,504
Comments: 1

Favorited: 8
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Photo ID: 683674

One of Norfolk Southerns rent a wrecks leads the 255 west out of Decatur.

Railroad: Progress Rail Leasing (PRLX)
Locomotive: GE AC6000CW
Location: Decatur, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: PRLX 682
Train ID: 255
Photo Date: January 10, 2019


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By: Brandon Warnick

Added: Jan 11, 2019

Views: 1,087
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Favorited: 4
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Photo ID: 683588

Conrail CGAL has nearly completed its run from Corning, NY while approaching the interlocking at CP HAM. The train is overtaking CP/D&H train 556 which is led by an NS SD60/C39-8 duo.

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD SD50
Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 6740
Train ID: CR CGAL-8
Photo Date: January, 1993


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By: Robert Pisani

Added: Jan 10, 2019

Views: 5,111
Comments: 1

Favorited: 16
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Photo ID: 683523

Adam Farence Photo

Railroad: Metra
Locomotive: EMD F40C
Location: South Elgin, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: METX 602
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1992


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Jan 09, 2019

Views: 1,258
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Favorited: 21
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Photo ID: 683411

Freshly-painted ex-MoPac SD50M 5033 is on the point of the North Reading Fast Freight, waiting at Packerton for the LGSR train to depart before it can leave Jim Thorpe.

Railroad: Reading & Northern
Locomotive: EMD SD50
Location: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: RBMN 5033
Train ID: RBMN NRFF
Photo Date: October 05, 2018


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By: Chip Allen

Added: Jan 08, 2019

Views: 1,113
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Favorited: 11


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Photo ID: 683309

On a beautiful clear morning in the spring of 1974, a pair of Centennials hustles an eastbound UP pig train off the eastern slope of Cajon Pass.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD DD40X
Location: Martinez, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6933
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 23, 1974


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By: Steve Schmollinger

Added: Jan 07, 2019

Views: 1,170
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Favorited: 7
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Photo ID: 682821

On lease to Evansville and Western.

Railroad: CIT Equipment Finance Corp. (CEFX)
Locomotive: EMD SD9043MAC
Location: Mt. Vernon, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: CEFX 122
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 05, 2014


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By: Sid Vaught

Added: Jan 03, 2019

Views: 1,324
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Favorited: 5
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Photo ID: 682752

With the sun near the horizon, UP shows that a new boss has come to Roseville, CA. Gone are the hoards of tunnel motors, SD45s and even SD9Es of SP, replaced by the big, modern EMDs and GEs of the... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD9043MAC
Location: Roseville, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8091
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 1997


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By: Steve Schmollinger

Added: Jan 02, 2019

Views: 1,712
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Favorited: 9
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Photo ID: 682581

EMDs sit in the stub yard awaiting work. The UPs were in for frame cracks. No word on the BNSF unit.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD9043MAC
Location: Fairview Heights, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: UP 3520
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 04, 2014


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By: Sid Vaught

Added: Dec 31, 2018

Views: 1,127
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Favorited: 9
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Photo ID: 682134

Three brand-new Missouri Pacific EMD SD50 locomotives power a coal train at Dupo, Missouri, in December 1984. Dupo is located south of St. Louis on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River.

Railroad: Missouri Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD50
Location: Dupo, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: MP 5048
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December, 1984


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Dec 27, 2018

Views: 1,749
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Favorited: 14


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Photo ID: 681476

On May 22, 2014, two strings of Union Pacific EMD SD9043MACs are stored in the yard at Missouri Valley, Iowa, waiting out an uncertain fate.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD9043MAC
Location: Missouri Valley, Iowa, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8223
Train ID: stored
Photo Date: May 22, 2014


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Dec 21, 2018

Views: 3,999
Comments: 1

Favorited: 16
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Photo ID: 680647

DRGW 5515 and 3 other SD50's have just begun loading at the Pittsburgh & Midway mine near Oak Creek, Colorado. This mine is now inactive and everything in this photo, except the rails, has been re... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD50
Location: Near Oak Creek, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 5515
Train ID: Not Known
Photo Date: September 05, 1986


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By: Dick Ebright

Added: Dec 14, 2018

Views: 2,124
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Favorited: 26

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Photo ID: 680609

General Electric AC4400CW No. 6781, EMD SD70M No. 5146 and EMD SD9043MAC No. 3681 sit outside Union Pacific’s Downing B. Jenks Shop at North Little Rock, Arkansas, on May 19, 2015.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70M
Location: North Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Locomotive #: UP 5146
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: May 19, 2015


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Dec 13, 2018

Views: 1,251
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Favorited: 6
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Photo ID: 680549

One of two Bombardier LRC sets leased by Amtrak for 2 years in the early 1980's sits in Sunnyside Yard between runs, and without it's LRC locomotive, which (I am only guessing here) is awaiting th... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: E-60
Location: Queens, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 956
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 04, 1981


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By: Paul F. De Luca

Added: Dec 13, 2018

Views: 5,554
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Favorited: 25

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Photo ID: 680471

A westbound train climbing to Siskiyou Summit disturbs the peace of a Sunday morning in Steinman, Oregon. The grade here is over 3%.

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD45R
Location: Steinman, Oregon, USA
Locomotive #: SP 7544
Train ID: MERVM
Photo Date: October 05, 1986


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By: Wendel Moran

Added: Dec 12, 2018

Views: 1,401
Comments: 0

Favorited: 22

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