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Prototype for everything . . .
Do you ever get the feeling as a model railroader, that you just might be creating something not "prototypical?" Same here.
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Photo ID: 475798

Eleven 40-ft. CP box cars were modified for ice breaker service and ballasted to weigh 66-tons.

Railroad: Canadian Pacific
Locomotive: n/a
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Locomotive #: CP 410007
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 08, 1989


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By: Steve Patterson

Added: Mar 30, 2014

Views: 6,117
Comments: 8

Favorited: 28
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Photo ID: 475797

Better than an “armstrong” turntable, CN’s table at junction Bridgewater, Nova Scotia was driven by compressed air — simply hook up the “motor” to the locomotive’s main reservoir air supply and ro... (more)

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: n/a
Location: Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 20, 1984


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By: Steve Patterson

Added: Mar 30, 2014

Views: 6,134
Comments: 2

Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 475227

The smoke lifters and winterization hood didn't seem to last long but they sure looked different. It sort of reminds me of one of those Australian lizards which throws out flaps around its head t... (more)

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: EMD GP35U
Location: San Bernardino, California, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 2934
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 31, 1984


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By: Sid Vaught

Added: Mar 25, 2014

Views: 4,693
Comments: 1

Favorited: 17
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Photo ID: 474291

Some say that the lettering on this Milwaukee Road covered wagon(Milwaukeee Rod)was for Milwaukee Road Engineer Rod Robinson others claim that the wrong panel was placed after some work on the loc... (more)

Railroad: Milwaukee Road
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Portage, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: MILW 96C
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1978


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Mar 19, 2014

Views: 7,024
Comments: 2

Favorited: 23
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Photo ID: 474018

In the 1960s and early 1970s Western Pacific applied large plows to various units for snow duty in the Feather River Canyon and the Highline. Silver & Orange F7(A) #920-D models just such a mas... (more)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Oakland, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 920-D
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 13, 1970


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Mar 17, 2014

Views: 6,542
Comments: 3

Favorited: 38


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Photo ID: 473706

Testing a new track
This track segment was built on a concrete slab. There are no ties, the track is directly attached to the concrete bed.

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: -
Location: Eragny-sur-Epte, France
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 13, 2014


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Mar 15, 2014

Views: 14,480
Comments: 1

Favorited: 28

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Photo ID: 473590

Outfitted for MoW service and painted box car red is the Milwaukee Road's ex-passenger FP7A 96A. We've brought it up from Milwaukee and were told to leave it in the yard as it was traveling as a"b... (more)

Railroad: Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Portage, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: MILW 96A
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1980


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Mar 14, 2014

Views: 5,946
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Photo ID: 473569

ROCKY FORD CO March 11 1980 -- American Crystal Sugar Co.used F7A 64 as a switcher. Note the "diesel fairy" on the fireman side and platform on engineer side.

Railroad: American Crystal Sugar Company
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Rocky Ford, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: ACS 64
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 11, 1980


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By: Charles Stookey

Added: Mar 14, 2014

Views: 7,063
Comments: 3

Favorited: 31
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Photo ID: 473347

GoRail and Norfolk Southern announced the unveiling of its one-of-a-kind GoRail locomotive today to commemorate the 10th anniversary of GoRail, a non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to ed... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: SD60E
Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: 6963
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 01, 2014


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By: Norfolk Southern Corp

Added: Mar 12, 2014

Views: 16,046
Comments: 18

Favorited: 83
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Photo ID: 473223

Cornfield Color. It isn't common for Union Pacific to put a GP60 on the point of a manifest train, let alone one still wearing Saint Louis Southwestern colors. Someone in North Little Rock ... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP60
Location: Columbia, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: UP 1963
Train ID: UP MNLASB 08
Photo Date: March 09, 2014


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By: Jake Branson

Added: Mar 11, 2014

Views: 4,512
Comments: 1

Favorited: 11

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Photo ID: 472442

CP 4744 was the only M640 ever produced and the most powerful diesel locomotive ever produced by MLW thanks to its 18 Cylinder 251F engine which produced 4,000 horsepower. It is preserved at Expor... (more)

Railroad: Canadian Pacific Railway
Locomotive: MLW M640
Location: St-Constant, Quebec, Canada
Locomotive #: CP 4744
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 02, 2014


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By: Michael Berry

Added: Mar 05, 2014

Views: 1,982
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Favorited: 6

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Photo ID: 472332

In a move that only happens once every few weeks, a UP crew gets their BNSF diesels ready to head down the hill on the D&R to the UP interchange just east of downtown Russellville. On the other e... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Russellville, Arkansas, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 4416
Train ID: D&R Tie Train
Photo Date: November, 2012


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By: David Harris

Added: Mar 04, 2014

Views: 7,312
Comments: 7

Favorited: 19

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Photo ID: 472224

A patched ex-Amtrak roadrailer trailer earns its revenue almost a decade after being taken over by Triple Crown.

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: TCSZ 411009
Train ID: CN 144
Photo Date: March 03, 2014


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By: Dan Tweedle

Added: Mar 03, 2014

Views: 5,794
Comments: 2

Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 472168

Southern Pacific used to paint engines in the open-air on the turntable whisker tracks at Los Angeles' Taylor Yard until the mid 70s. U25B 6709 is in chromate primer on July 22, 1973.

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: GE U25B
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Locomotive #: SP 6709
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 22, 1973


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By: Leo J. Munson

Added: Mar 03, 2014

Views: 6,442
Comments: 2

Favorited: 26

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Photo ID: 472137

With SDP45 3209 - Photographer Unknown

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Oakland, California, USA
Locomotive #: SP 6458
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January, 1970


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By: David Harris

Added: Mar 02, 2014

Views: 6,116
Comments: 5

Favorited: 39
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