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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: 564123

Snow begins to fall, again, in Flagstaff as a westbound Z-train chugs up the 1.3 percent grade of the Arizona Divide. The night before, the city of Flagstaff received nearly ten inches and would g... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44C4
Location: Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 6641
Train ID: Z ATGSBD7 30A
Photo Date: February 01, 2016


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By: David Carballido-Jeans

Added: Feb 02, 2016

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Photo ID: 564122

A very short Winslow to Phoenix Z-train breaks through the heavy snow fall along the Arizona Divide as the pair of Dash-9s glide through Maine.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Maine, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 4951
Train ID: Z WINPHX7 01A
Photo Date: February 01, 2016


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By: David Carballido-Jeans

Added: Feb 02, 2016

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Photo ID: 563915

What a view! Westbound grain loads roll by my new vacation home and under the classic Northern Pacific cantilever guarding the east end of Hope siding during an unforecast snowfall in the northern... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44C4
Location: Hope, Idaho, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 6958
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 31, 2016


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By: Chris Kilroy

Added: Jan 31, 2016

Views: 6,605
Comments: 5

Favorited: 22

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Photo ID: 563913

CN 1282, an SW1200RS handles switching duties on the business side of the Canadian National station in Vancouver, BC on the U.S. President's Day weekend thirty years ago. Passenger trains are run ... (more)

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: EMD SW1200
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Locomotive #: CN 1282
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 15, 1986


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Jan 31, 2016

Views: 1,613
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Favorited: 15

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Photo ID: 563725

On the eve of what would become the region's worst winter storm in more than decades, veteran CSX GE B40-8 No. 5951 idles up against nearby Huntington, W.Va. rebuilt GP38-3 No. 2018 at the railroa... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE B40-8 (Dash 8-40B)
Location: Huntington, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 5951
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: January 22, 2016


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By: Chase Gunnoe

Added: Jan 29, 2016

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Photo ID: 563570

People are scrambling from a Q train to the No 7 at Queensboro Plaza during snowstorm Jonas, the 2nd biggest snowfall in NYC's history. (I wonder what the guy with the bike was thinking about toda... (more)

Railroad: New York City Transit
Locomotive: MU
Location: New York, New York, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 23, 2016


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By: Dennis A. Livesey

Added: Jan 28, 2016

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Favorited: 13

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Photo ID: 563569

Snow storm Jonas was New York City's second biggest snow fall ever recorded. In spite of that, Amtrak kept it's NYC-Albany Empire Service going. Here 713 is slowly pulling west in Sunnyside Yard a... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P32AC-DM
Location: New York, New York, USA
Locomotive #: 713
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 23, 2016


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By: Dennis A. Livesey

Added: Jan 28, 2016

Views: 2,176
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Favorited: 16

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Photo ID: 563568

I have read the tales of Richard Steinheimer in the mountains, chasing elusive trains in unbearable weather. Well, I had some adventure today, even if it was in Queens, New York, where the only ... (more)

Railroad: New York City Transit
Locomotive: MU
Location: New York, New York, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 23, 2016


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By: Dennis A. Livesey

Added: Jan 28, 2016

Views: 4,260
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Favorited: 17

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Photo ID: 563538

Dashing through the Snow, Scene Two
CSXT 4545 busts up a snow drift on the tracks while passing through St. Albans on the point of Q135, the westbound stacks train from Clifton ... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD SD70MAC
Location: St. Albans, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 4545
Train ID: CSXT Q135
Photo Date: January 24, 2016


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By: Cory Claxon - CoryClaxon.com

Added: Jan 28, 2016

Views: 1,586
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Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 563467

Into the Void

With the blizzard raging on, the last Manhattan bound F Train for this day heads off into near whiteout conditions. The NYC Subway System was the last standing means of v... (more)

Railroad: New York City Transit
Locomotive: Kawasaki R160B
Location: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: F Train
Photo Date: January 23, 2016


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By: Bruce Budris

Added: Jan 27, 2016

Views: 4,251
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Favorited: 32

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Photo ID: 563453

Clean Up

Dual mode motor 4519 arrives at the ravaged Maplewood Station on the second day after Winter Storm Jonas stomped out the area. Most of the platform was still covered with ... (more)

Railroad: NJ Transit
Locomotive: ALP-45DP
Location: Maplewood, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: NJT 4519
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 25, 2016


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By: Bobby Allard

Added: Jan 27, 2016

Views: 2,269
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Favorited: 6

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Photo ID: 563444

Pennsy Heritage pushes a loaded coal train up Elkhorn Grade at Maybeury during a heavy snow storm.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Maybeury, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8102
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 20, 2016


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By: Michael Biehn

Added: Jan 27, 2016

Views: 1,475
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Photo ID: 563433

Its the day after the blizzard of 2016 and Amtrak was running on a limited schedule. Kicking up a lot of snow, ACS-64 #647, has made it out of NYC and heads for Washington, D.C.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Siemens ACS-64
Location: Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 647
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 24, 2016


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By: Christopher Gore

Added: Jan 26, 2016

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Photo ID: 563422

In a stunning display of winter mountain railroading, UP's Roseville to Roper manifest is finally on the move, passing an Oakland-bound stack train with a GMTX GP38-2 in consist looking a bit out ... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Cisco, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 7945
Train ID: MRVRO-23
Photo Date: January 23, 2016


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By: Andrew Roth

Added: Jan 26, 2016

Views: 10,333
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Photo ID: 563421

Half snow beard Metro North 4911 at Mountain Lakes

Half snow beard F40 Metro North 4911 at a snow covered Mountain Lakes station area pushes east as New Jersey Transit trai... (more)

Railroad: New Jersey Transit
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: 4911
Train ID: 1006
Photo Date: January 26, 2016


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By: William Bossert

Added: Jan 26, 2016

Views: 1,801
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