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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: 618851

Snow Fog! With temperatures around 50 degrees after days of snow, an odd mist covers the scene as a geep fuels up near the diamond.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD GP40-3
Location: Plymouth, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 6536
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 26, 2016


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By: Peter Hayes

Added: Jun 03, 2017

Views: 4,616
Comments: 2

Favorited: 19

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Photo ID: 618100

What at first I believed was a fire in the distance was in reality an approaching sand storm. It was trigered by the strong winds announcing a thunderstorm. It was surreal to be in the middle of t... (more)

Railroad: RAI - Islamic Republic of Iran Railways
Locomotive: EMD GT26CW
Location: Yazd, Iran
Locomotive #: -
Train ID: -
Photo Date: May 03, 2017


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: May 28, 2017

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Views: 8,130
Comments: 11

Favorited: 92
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Photo ID: 617996

Desert storm!

In the central Iran desert just before a thunderstom (with rain), the strong winds generate a short but impressive sand storm.

Railroad: RAI - Islamic Republic of Iran Railways
Locomotive: EMD GT26CW-2A
Location: Yazd, Iran
Locomotive #: 994
Train ID: -
Photo Date: May 03, 2017


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: May 27, 2017

People's Choice 1

Views: 9,573
Comments: 7

Favorited: 88

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Photo ID: 616914

Waves are crashing into the seawall as a Class 150 / 153 set departs Dawlish. Class 220 services had to be canceled due to the high waves, but GWR was able to keep running.

Railroad: Great Western Railway
Locomotive: British Rail Class 150
Location: Dawlish, United Kingdom
Locomotive #: 150221
Train ID: NA
Photo Date: April 30, 2017


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By: Bob Pickering (BP)

Added: May 17, 2017

Views: 1,492
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Photo ID: 616860

STORM! Gales have whipped up the seas and the rains have started to fall as a Class 153 leads a 150 into Dawlish station. Waves were crashing up over the platform and onto the train.

Railroad: Great Western Railway
Locomotive: British Rail Class 153
Location: Dawlish, United Kingdom
Locomotive #: 153377
Train ID: NA
Photo Date: April 30, 2017


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By: Bob Pickering (BP)

Added: May 16, 2017

Views: 1,196
Comments: 1

Favorited: 13

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Photo ID: 616641

Gales overnight whipped up the seas at high tide, waves lash a London Bound HST. This HST is one of two painted in the green GWR livery. Large waves here sometimes cause delays.

Railroad: Great Western Railway
Locomotive: British Rail Class 43
Location: Dawlish, United Kingdom
Locomotive #: 43194
Train ID: NA
Photo Date: April 30, 2017


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By: Bob Pickering (BP)

Added: May 14, 2017

Views: 1,567
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Favorited: 12

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Photo ID: 612920

Over a mile of JB Hunt containers for Georgia make their way across BNSF's transcon through the southwestern state of Arizona. While the southwestern region of the transcon is known for its desert... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 5915
Train ID: Q LACAUG6 31A
Photo Date: March 31, 2017


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By: David Carballido-Jeans

Added: Apr 10, 2017

Views: 2,537
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Favorited: 27
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Photo ID: 612614

A rare April snowstorm has made the visibility along the mainline in Cassandra nearly zero. A set of SD40E helpers shove the train West toward Johnstown and Pittsburg.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD40E
Location: Cassandra, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NS 6303
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 07, 2017


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By: Doug Boudrow

Added: Apr 08, 2017

Views: 1,218
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Favorited: 5

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Photo ID: 612070

It's a beautiful fall day in the Hudson Valley, or maybe not, as a sudden snow squall envelopes a Metro North Croton-Harmon to Poughkeepsie shuttle at Garrison. The consist is typical of Metro Nor... (more)

Railroad: Metro-North Railroad
Locomotive: EMD FL9
Location: Garrison, New York, USA
Locomotive #: 5024
Train ID: commuter
Photo Date: November, 1984


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 03, 2017

Views: 1,406
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Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 611762

PN'S 7010 hold up Traffic on Street Rd on a rainy friday.

Railroad: Pennsylvania Northeastern
Locomotive: EMD GP9RM
Location: Warminster, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PN 7010
Train ID: J930-31
Photo Date: March 31, 2017


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By: James Anthony

Added: Mar 31, 2017

Views: 4,671
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Favorited: 18


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Photo ID: 611723

SPMW 209 ducks under the last remaining searchlight signal bridge on Donner Pass. Meanwhile, skiers enjoy perfect snow conditions at the nearby Sugar Bowl Ski Resort.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Rotary
Location: Norden, California, USA
Locomotive #: SPMW 209
Train ID: WTKTKF 25
Photo Date: February 25, 2017


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By: Jake Miille

Added: Mar 31, 2017

Views: 2,741
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Favorited: 30

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Photo ID: 611683

Snow is coming down at a good rate as CN 5545 leads 184 out of the siding at Green Creek as its heads east for it's final destination of Bellevue.

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD60F
Location: Fremont, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: CN 5545
Train ID: NS 184
Photo Date: February 16, 2014


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By: John Puda

Added: Mar 30, 2017

Views: 861
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Favorited: 4
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Photo ID: 611657

An early spring snow storm has covered Flagstaff, Ariz. with six inches of fresh powder (the forecast predicted only an inch). With the Coconino pine trees dressed in white, a high priority interm... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ET44C4
Location: Riordan, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 3791
Train ID: Z WSPSTO9 22L
Photo Date: March 23, 2017


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By: David Carballido-Jeans

Added: Mar 30, 2017

Views: 970
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Favorited: 5
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Photo ID: 611531

NJ Transit equipment rests as the last snow storm of the season passes through.

Railroad: NJ Transit
Locomotive: Arrow III EMU
Location: Dover, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: NJTR 1530
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March, 2017


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By: Ryan Nicolay

Added: Mar 29, 2017

Views: 1,302
Comments: 1

Favorited: 4

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Photo ID: 610950

The Arizona Divide was hit with a snow storm last night, larger than expected, that dropped up to a foot of snow along some areas of the railroad. After work and class, I made my way out to Riorda... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: EMD GP60M-3
Location: Riordan, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 155
Train ID: L SWE0071 23I
Photo Date: March 23, 2017


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By: David Carballido-Jeans

Added: Mar 23, 2017

Views: 1,388
Comments: 0

Favorited: 10
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