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Abandoned & Forgotten
A display of the forgotten past left to rot, rust, and dissolve away in nature.
Photo Album By: Daniel Hopkins
 
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Photo ID: 425036

Once the land of Reading Camelbacks and at one time, a proposed route from Philadelphia to New York, SEPTA's ex-Reading line to Newtown sits dormant awaiting fate.

Both the Churchville station ... (more)

Railroad: Reading Company
Locomotive: Abandoned ROW
Location: Churchville, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 09, 2013


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By: Mitch Goldman

Added: Feb 14, 2013

Views: 4,582
Comments: 5

Favorited: 22
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Photo ID: 424878

A unit oil train is framed through the empty window of an abandoned Sinclair gas station along old U.S. 30 through James Town near Green River, Wyoming, on the afternoon of March 12, 2012. Sunset ... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Green River, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6871
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 12, 2012


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Feb 13, 2013

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Views: 10,466
Comments: 7

Favorited: 63
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Photo ID: 424611

Most say there's not a snowball's chance in hell of SEPTA restoring service to the Newtown branch. Well - here's some snow to get things moving along!

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Railroad: Reading Company
Locomotive: Depot
Location: Southampton, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 09, 2013


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By: Mitch Goldman

Added: Feb 10, 2013

Views: 2,835
Comments: 1

Favorited: 8
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Photo ID: 422370

Nevada Northern Rotary B. One of the most interesting pieces in the collection of the Nevada Northern Railway Museum, and one that is rarely photographed, is Rotary Snow Plow "B". She rare... (more)

Railroad: Nevada Northern Railway
Locomotive: Rotary Snow Plow
Location: Ely, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: NN Rotary B
Train ID: None
Photo Date: February 07, 2010


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Jan 23, 2013

Views: 4,449
Comments: 1

Favorited: 32

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Photo ID: 420616

After a 2.5 mile hike up the tracks from Hampton, we reach the first bridge over the Doe River in the Gorge. Barely visible through the trees is the darkness of tunnel #4 across the river. Needles... (more)

Railroad: East Tennessee & Western North Carolina
Locomotive: none
Location: Hampton, Tennessee, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 02, 2013


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By: Nick McLean

Added: Jan 08, 2013

Views: 9,523
Comments: 8

Favorited: 62

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Photo ID: 420376

A faded Dakota Rail F7 (ex-Milwaukee Road) rests at the end of a former BN branch line (now abandoned).

Railroad: Dakota Rail
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Hutchinson, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: DAKR 81C
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: August 12, 1995


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By: Dave Schauer

Added: Jan 06, 2013

Views: 3,182
Comments: 0

Favorited: 10
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Photo ID: 419491

While traveling down highway 70/84 between Texico and Lubbock, Texas, I hoped to see some BNSF trains along the route. Never did I expect to see Santa Fe hoppers that at first glance appeared to b... (more)

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: NA
Location: Muleshoe, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 20, 2012


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By: John Doughty

Added: Dec 31, 2012

Views: 10,745
Comments: 11

Favorited: 52

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Photo ID: 418998

This old industrial loco sat in the weeds for years just West of the Erman Corp Scrap Yard, not sure of it's fate but it was gone within a year of this shot.

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: Unknown
Location: Turner, Kansas, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 25, 1995


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By: Dan Mackey

Added: Dec 27, 2012

Views: 2,531
Comments: 1

Favorited: 9

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Photo ID: 418547

The Texas heat is at a boil as a slow moving train creeps over the railroad. The relentless heat has been causing sun kinks and wide guages that threaten to derail trains. The most recent having t... (more)

Railroad: Gulf, Colorado, & San Saba
Locomotive: EMD GP15-1
Location: Rochelle, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: GMTX 411
Train ID: Outbound
Photo Date: June 22, 2012


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By: JR Leal - RuckusRails

Added: Dec 22, 2012

Views: 9,381
Comments: 8

Favorited: 59

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Photo ID: 417344

Alone, unloved and unwanted. Gen. Douglas MacArthur once said that "Old soldiers never die, they just fade away." That pretty well describes what's happening with this old gal. You are lo... (more)

Railroad: White Pass & Yukon Route
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Skagway, Alaska, USA
Locomotive #: WPY 195
Train ID: None
Photo Date: April 29, 2011


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Dec 09, 2012

Views: 15,755
Comments: 14

Favorited: 59

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Photo ID: 416723

"Game over"

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: Steam 0-8-0
Location: Banovici, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Locomotive #: 144 R 03
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 06, 2003


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By: Fabrice Lanoue

Added: Dec 02, 2012

Views: 5,040
Comments: 7

Favorited: 30
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Photo ID: 409373

Shoved into the seldom used furniture track, the morning sun shines on this old unit found surrounded by flowers. It was used in the film "Courage Under Fire" starring Denzel Washington. Unfortuna... (more)

Railroad: Gulf, Colorado, & San Saba
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Brady, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: GCSR 4308
Train ID: Storage
Photo Date: April 01, 2012


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By: JR Leal - RuckusRails

Added: Sep 16, 2012

Views: 5,175
Comments: 0

Favorited: 16

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Photo ID: 408700

It's not everyday you come across former PRR equipment. The Pennsy had hundreds of these cars for mail and express service. If anyone has more information on this car, I'll be sure to update the... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: PRR B60b
Location: Meadville, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: 9035
Train ID: N/A
Photo Date: September 10, 2012


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By: Nick Ozorak

Added: Sep 10, 2012

Views: 2,920
Comments: 1

Favorited: 14

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Photo ID: 402945

Putney Lumber Company Lima Shay no. 1 (blt. 1904) rests between work assignments at its namesake community in late 1963. No. 1's caretaker/engineer was an old gentleman named Bascom Fee. Mr. Fee h... (more)

Railroad: Putney Lumber Company
Locomotive: Shay
Location: Putney, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: Putney Lumber 1
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November, 1963


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Jul 09, 2012

Views: 4,827
Comments: 7

Favorited: 35

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Photo ID: 402281

While doing some hiking for waterfall shots, I ran accross this very interesting scene. A wheel set from who knows what/when. The wheel had Detroit Car and Wheel Company Imprinted on the wheel its... (more)

Railroad: Western Maryland Railway
Locomotive: No locomotive
Location: Douglas, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 28, 2012


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By: raylewis

Added: Jul 01, 2012

Views: 8,901
Comments: 16

Favorited: 44
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