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Trains Vs the Weather
Trains in all sorts of bad weather
Photo Album By: Bob Pickering (BP)
 
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Photo ID: 578465

Four GE locomotives shove half of their train upgrade in torrential rains toward the power switch on Hagan's Switchback.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Hagan, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 928
Train ID: CSXT T891
Photo Date: May 29, 2016


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By: Brock Dishner

Added: May 31, 2016

Views: 1,026
Comments: 3

Favorited: 6

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Photo ID: 577918

Two frosted pumpkins get ready to leave the Denver Yard with a string of oil cans.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GP39-3
Location: Denver, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 2692
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 23, 2016


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By: BUFFIE

Added: May 27, 2016

Views: 1,154
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Favorited: 11

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Photo ID: 576834

It's 6:35am on the Pulaski District as the mixed freight 16T rolls by the small community of Atkins Virginia battling heavy rains and light fog as it works its way toward Roanoke.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD70M
Location: Atkins, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 2626
Train ID: NS 16T
Photo Date: May 13, 2016


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By: Brett Miller

Added: May 16, 2016

Views: 1,040
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Favorited: 5

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Photo ID: 575559

"Lake Hoboken"

Nearly three car lengths of tracks 10 and 11 at Hoboken Terminal are flooded with the high tide waters of the Hudson River. In an effort to protect sensi... (more)

Railroad: NJ Transit
Locomotive: Bombardier Multilevel
Location: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: NJTR 7019
Train ID: NJT 1131
Photo Date: May 05, 2016


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By: Michael William Sullivan

Added: May 06, 2016

Views: 5,256
Comments: 3

Favorited: 26

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Photo ID: 575557

"Waterfront Access"

The whole purpose of the historic Waterfront Terminals in Hoboken and Jersey City was to bring the trains to the shores of the Hudson River for easy... (more)

Railroad: NJ Transit
Locomotive: Bombardier Multilevel
Location: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: NJTR 7019
Train ID: NJT 1131
Photo Date: May 05, 2016


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By: Michael William Sullivan

Added: May 06, 2016

Views: 2,164
Comments: 1

Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 575185

Here in Colorado, the best conditions for winter photography are often found well into spring... like the last day of April, for instance! Down in Denver it was mostly coming down as rain, but abo... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44C4
Location: Tolland, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 8148
Train ID: BNSF PVODEN
Photo Date: April 30, 2016


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By: Nick DAmato (Diamond D)

Added: May 03, 2016

People's Choice 4

Views: 4,675
Comments: 7

Favorited: 44

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Photo ID: 574927

I've always said that rail fanning is 20 percent skill, 30 percent knowledge, and 50 percent luck. Well, today was nearly all luck. After having dinner in Peach Springs, my folks and I walked out ... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44C4
Location: Peach Springs, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 8246
Train ID: S LHWLPC1 29A
Photo Date: April 30, 2016


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By: David Carballido-Jeans

Added: Apr 30, 2016

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Views: 11,934
Comments: 19

Favorited: 131

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Photo ID: 573476

Perhaps the last major snowstorm of the season blankets UP 5799 (AC4400CW-CTE) and its loaded coal cars as they head south on the Joint Line through Sedalia, Colorado.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW-CTE
Location: Sedalia, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: UP 5799
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 17, 2016


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By: BUFFIE

Added: Apr 18, 2016

Views: 1,281
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Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 573123

Even heavy snow can't stop #213, the Kirner tribute engine, as it charges up the Hudson Line.

Railroad: Metro-North Railroad
Locomotive: GE P32AC-DM
Location: Croton-on-Hudson, New York, USA
Locomotive #: MNCR 213
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 13, 2014


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By: Emily Moser / HarlemLine.com

Added: Apr 15, 2016

Views: 1,550
Comments: 0

Favorited: 11

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Photo ID: 572988

Keeping up with snow on the Sierra has been apart of railroading on the mountain since the rails of the Central Pacific arrived in the 1860s. Methods have come and gone, and those that have worked... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Jordan Spreader
Location: Donner Pass, California, USA
Locomotive #: SPMW 4030
Train ID: 2WTKTKF-07
Photo Date: January 07, 2016


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By: Ryan S.

Added: Apr 13, 2016

Views: 5,178
Comments: 1

Favorited: 34

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Photo ID: 572739

CSX 499 roars through Berea, Ohio with a heavy manifest as lake effect snow blankets the area.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Berea, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 499
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 09, 2015


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By: Nolan Majcher

Added: Apr 11, 2016

Views: 753
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Favorited: 3

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Photo ID: 572243

UP train MRONY is seen navigating the tight curves of Byers Canyon during an early Spring snow shower. The train will soon dip into the siding at Sulphur to meet Amtrak #5.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE C44ACCCA
Location: Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6918
Train ID: UP MRONY
Photo Date: March 31, 2016


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By: Kevin The Krazy 1

Added: Apr 06, 2016

Views: 1,575
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Favorited: 16

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Photo ID: 572169

Thanks to a strong spring storm, blizzard conditions in the UP's North Yard made sorting freight cars impossible. Two days later and the Mile High sun melted most of the nearly two feet of snow.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Denver, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: UP 688
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 23, 2016


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By: BUFFIE

Added: Apr 06, 2016

Views: 1,118
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Favorited: 6

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Photo ID: 571529

On a foggy and damp Easter Sunday evening, 119 brings the same lashup from yesterdays 35Q. The CSX trailing was actually a star of a Tropicana commercial.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Belmont, North Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8114
Train ID: 119
Photo Date: March 27, 2016


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By: Matthew DeLanghe

Added: Mar 31, 2016

Views: 929
Comments: 0

Favorited: 2

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Photo ID: 571306

Railroad: Russian Railways
Locomotive: 2ES10
Location: Kungur, Perm' region, Russia
Locomotive #: 048
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 06, 2015


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By: ivantrains[Russian Railfan]

Added: Mar 29, 2016

Views: 1,244
Comments: 0

Favorited: 9

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