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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: 580930

Steam locomotive Myron H. waits in the rain after completing a circuit around the amusement park.

Myron H. was built by Vulcan Iron Works in 1922 and started out as a locomotive for th... (more)

Railroad: Cedar Point & Lake Erie R.R.
Locomotive: Steam 2-4-0
Location: Sandusky, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: CPLE 22
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 06, 2013


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By: Emily Moser / HarlemLine.com

Added: Jun 24, 2016

Views: 2,334
Comments: 4

Favorited: 9

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Photo ID: 580706

It was a Dark and Stormy ... Morning

As Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District train #14 heads from South Shore, Indiana, to Chicago, Illinois, the six car train approache... (more)

Railroad: Chicago SouthShore & South Bend Railroad
Locomotive: Nippon Sharyo EMU
Location: Michigan City, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: NICTD 108
Train ID: NICTD 14
Photo Date: January 18, 2016


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Jun 22, 2016

Views: 1,734
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Favorited: 13

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Photo ID: 580591

About 30 miles east of Hastings, NE, a grain train led by BNSF 5503 got stuck in a snow drift near the town of Sutton. This delayed both Amtrak #5 and #6 by 14+ hours and held up the Chicago to De... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Hastings, Nebraska, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 5503
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 07, 2010


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By: Kirk Orndorff

Added: Jun 21, 2016

Views: 1,986
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Favorited: 8

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Photo ID: 580487

With the thick marine layer still shrouding Chorro and the San Luis Obispo Valley UP 7619 peaks around the curve leading to the 'little horseshoe', catching the first rays of the morning.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Serrano, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 7619
Train ID: ODOWP-17
Photo Date: June 18, 2016


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By: Ryan S.

Added: Jun 20, 2016

Views: 2,317
Comments: 6

Favorited: 23
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Photo ID: 579174

In December 2015 I partook in a southwestern US roadtrip. Here a westbound manifest soldiers through the never at Julesburg under the original, 1920's-era hooded searchlights. These may look like ... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW-CTE
Location: Julesburg, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: UP 5951
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 15, 2015


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By: Cameron Applegath

Added: Jun 07, 2016

Views: 1,669
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Favorited: 7

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Photo ID: 579055

On the night before Presidents' Day, a quick snowstorm blows in, creating near whiteout conditions, along with an opportunity I couldn't pass up, and that was getting 214 pulling into Pomona with ... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C40-9 (Dash 9-40C)
Location: Greensboro , North Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8854
Train ID: NS 214
Photo Date: February 14, 2016


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By: Alex Decker

Added: Jun 06, 2016

Views: 1,779
Comments: 1

Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 579011

In December 2015 I partook in a southwestern US roadtrip. Driving in this was interesting to speak the very least...near white out visibility, rough road conditions, and the sharp winds of the pla... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Paxton, Nebraska, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8322
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 15, 2015


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By: Cameron Applegath

Added: Jun 05, 2016

Views: 1,996
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Favorited: 10
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Photo ID: 578639

NS 777 aka Triple 7 approaches the Mason Dixon Line during a recent evening in late May after a line of thunderstorms passed through the Hagerstown, MD area.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C40-9W (Dash 9-40CW)
Location: Mason Dixon, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: NS 9623
Train ID: NS 777
Photo Date: May, 2016


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By: Jon Wright

Added: Jun 02, 2016

Views: 1,612
Comments: 1

Favorited: 14
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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: 1,444
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: 1,470
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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: 1,327
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Favorited: 5
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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: 5,290
Comments: 7

Favorited: 45
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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

Screener's Choice
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People's Choice 1

Views: 13,609
Comments: 19

Favorited: 137

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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: 1,515
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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: 2,008
Comments: 0

Favorited: 11

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