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Railway Signals
Semaphores, lamps, signs, hand signals. Anything that sends a visible message to train crews.
Photo Album By: Michael William Sullivan
 
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Photo ID: 552534

The old N&W signals that have guarded the East End of Elkhorn Tunnel are, sadly, no more. May they rust (er, rest) in peace...

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: None
Location: Near Coopers , West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 2015


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By: David Price

Added: Oct 31, 2015

Views: 3,996
Comments: 2

Favorited: 9
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Photo ID: 551948

The northbound and southbound tubes are clearly visible on the left, with a Northeast Regional about to emerge from the jaunt under the Hudson River. To the right, the tracks ascend up to the LIR... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Siemens ACS-64
Location: New York, New York, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 2015


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Oct 27, 2015

Photo of the Week
People's Choice 1

Views: 17,089
Comments: 15

Favorited: 166
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Photo ID: 551805

Action at A Interlocking is now covered over, however LED lighting still allows for brighter than usual scenes at night.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Siemens ACS-64
Location: New York, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 612
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 2015


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Oct 26, 2015

Views: 6,396
Comments: 7

Favorited: 48
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Photo ID: 551546

With their drop in Port Reading Yard completed and a loaded ethanol train safely tucked away at Motiva, OI-16 appears out of Port Reading Yard, crossing the Garden State Secondary. After a quick ... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD45-2
Location: Port Reading, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: NS 1700
Train ID: CR OI-16
Photo Date: October 24, 2015


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By: Robert Pisani

Added: Oct 25, 2015

Views: 2,542
Comments: 1

Favorited: 19

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Photo ID: 551412

A southbound freight has come off of the high line freight bypass of 30th Street station, and is now heading south on the Northeast Corridor. Seen here passing under the competing B&O Philadelphia... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 3354
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 05, 1985


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Oct 24, 2015

Views: 2,116
Comments: 0

Favorited: 17


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Photo ID: 550778

"AR SUMMIT"
Eastbound trains when seeing these signals know they have reached the summit of the Alleghenies on the former PRR mainline. From here it's all downhill heading ea... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Gallitzin, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: N/A
Train ID: NA
Photo Date: October, 2015


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By: Jon Wright

Added: Oct 19, 2015

Views: 1,845
Comments: 0

Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 550654

SPG3 arrives in Scranton at sunset with M636 3643 leading the return trip, the train is seen passing the University of Scranton. Before the day's end, the crew will deliver the train to CP's Taylo... (more)

Railroad: Delaware Lackawanna
Locomotive: MLW M636
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: DL 3643
Train ID: SPG3
Photo Date: October 06, 2014


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By: David Stewart

Added: Oct 18, 2015

Views: 2,213
Comments: 0

Favorited: 5
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Photo ID: 550651

Taking the curve at Adolph, heading to Proctor Yard.

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD40-3
Location: Adolph, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: GTW 5948
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 10, 2015


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By: Lester Zmudzinski

Added: Oct 18, 2015

Views: 1,023
Comments: 0

Favorited: 4
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Photo ID: 550589

"LILLY LIGHTS"
Triple Seven approaches the PRR style position light signals at Lilly on the mainlines West Slope. For this and other photos please visit my site at more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Lilly, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: N/A
Train ID: NS 777
Photo Date: October, 2015


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By: Jon Wright

Added: Oct 18, 2015

Views: 1,587
Comments: 0

Favorited: 9
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Photo ID: 550363

Before triple tracking. AMT 1352 pushes a deadhead movement west on CP's Westmount sub during the morning rush hour this past March. In the far distance three more AMT trains can be seen ne... (more)

Railroad: Agence Metropolitaine de Transport
Locomotive: Bombardier ALP-45DP
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Locomotive #: AMT 1352
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 31, 2014


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By: Michael Berry

Added: Oct 15, 2015

Views: 1,871
Comments: 0

Favorited: 6

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Photo ID: 550226

Hello from the Windy City, where it feels like January rather than late March. Or perhaps it feels like late March. Either way, I had a few minutes to spend at OTC watching the scoots whiz by the... (more)

Railroad: Metra
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: METX 131
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 24, 2015


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By: J. Alex Lang - www.jalexlang.com

Added: Oct 14, 2015

Photo of the Week
People's Choice 2

Views: 12,767
Comments: 7

Favorited: 67
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Photo ID: 550014

Howard Terminal 8 passes the searchlight at White Rock Road on the old SP Placerville Branch as part of the 2015 Southern Pacific Historical and Technical Society Convention

Railroad: Howard Terminal
Locomotive: Whitcomb 45Tonner
Location: Folsom, California, USA
Locomotive #: HT 8
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 11, 2015


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By: Hunter Lohse

Added: Oct 12, 2015

Views: 1,086
Comments: 0

Favorited: 4

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Photo ID: 549976

"Relics of the Past" An old Wabash searchlight signal that used to protect the N&W/WAB and IC diamond just north of Strawn, IL, stands dark. This trackage is now part of the Bloomer L... (more)

Railroad: Bloomer Line
Locomotive: None
Location: Risk, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: None
Train ID: None
Photo Date: October 12, 2015


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By: Jackson Vandeventer

Added: Oct 12, 2015

Views: 4,841
Comments: 2

Favorited: 24

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Photo ID: 549441

TTI #5815 leading 60 loads of Limestone eastbound through Maysville, KY.

Railroad: Transkentucky Transportation Railroad
Locomotive: GE B36-7
Location: Maysville, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: TTI 5815
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 07, 2015


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By: Alex L. Moss

Added: Oct 07, 2015

Views: 1,676
Comments: 2

Favorited: 11

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Photo ID: 549416

A high hood SD40-2 gets a 117 car transfer moving up the steep grade from Mecaslin to Howell Tower.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 3270
Train ID: P50-09
Photo Date: February 09, 2014


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By: Brad Kindschy

Added: Oct 07, 2015

Views: 1,168
Comments: 0

Favorited: 1

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