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Motor Cars and Things on the Rails
Transportation for rail workers, unique machines on the rails! Some very good, some humorous!
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Photo ID: 284241

“Person Power!” Hidden behind the brightly-coloured umbrella a guy propels his passengers on an improvised and very unofficial passenger “sled” in Manila. In 1996 more than a million people lived... (more)

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: Sled
Location: Manila, Philippines
Locomotive #: unknown
Train ID: illegal
Photo Date: May 09, 1996


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By: John Kirk

Added: May 19, 2009

Views: 9,112
Comments: 5

Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 282212

Seen from the observation saloon on rear of the 0555 Colombo to Badulla near Nanu Oya. A track gang hitch a ride on a passenger train. This seems a very dangerous way to travel!

Railroad: Sri Lanka Railways
Locomotive: track gang`s trolley
Location: Nanu Oya, Sri Lanka
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 05, 2004


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By: phil cotterill

Added: May 02, 2009

Views: 7,534
Comments: 4

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Photo ID: 277977

This is the Syrian version of the Galloping Goose ! From the informations that I could collect, it appears that this vehicle is based on a 1936 Ford truck. It was still in service in the year 2000... (more)

Railroad: Hedjaz Railway Jordan/Syria
Locomotive: Unknown
Location: Damascus, Syria
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID:
Photo Date: September 13, 2000


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By: SIMON Daniel

Added: Mar 30, 2009

Views: 6,997
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Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 275352

A weird home-built vehicle at the Viseu de Sus forest railway (Felsővisói Erdei Vasút).

Railroad: CFF Romania Forestry Railway
Locomotive: Draisine
Location: Viseu de Sus, Romania
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 07, 2008


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By: Takács Bence

Added: Mar 11, 2009

Views: 8,430
Comments: 5

Favorited: 23
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Photo ID: 271619

A monstrosity of a machine, a Fairmont Tamper Ballast Cleaner idles away in the small Morley yard. Not sure of the age but possibly a leftover from a CSX predecessor.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: None
Location: Morley, Tennessee, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 13, 2009


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By: B.A.Harrison

Added: Feb 13, 2009

Views: 8,155
Comments: 6

Favorited: 26


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Photo ID: 269307

The Breast Cancer Awareness Boxcar- I took this photo 5 days after I lost my wife to cancer. I just went out driving to watch trains and find peace and came across this. It did make me feel bette... (more)

Railroad: Wisconsin & Southern
Locomotive: Boxcar
Location: Horicon, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: WS 503196
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 11, 2007


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By: Rick Oswald

Added: Jan 29, 2009

Views: 6,248
Comments: 13

Favorited: 41
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Photo ID: 267536

Built from a steam loco tender the Milwaukee wasted nothing.

Railroad: Milwaukee Road
Locomotive: Flanger
Location: Portage, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: MILW 900251
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1972


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Jan 16, 2009

Views: 4,468
Comments: 1

Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 266829

Built 1938 and retired in 2000 this 100 ton GE was working as intended in 1974 in a place that seemed so remote to me.

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: 100T GE Electric
Location: Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: INCO 112
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1974


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Jan 11, 2009

Views: 4,386
Comments: 0

Favorited: 10
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Photo ID: 265530

Western Railway of Alabama steam pile driver at Camak, GA.

Railroad: Western Railway of Alabama
Locomotive: pile driver
Location: Camak, Georgia, USA
Locomotive #: WofA 20
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 11, 1973


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By: TL Scott

Added: Jan 01, 2009

Views: 3,378
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Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 262029

One of the few spots that I was able to get two of the three operating Geese in the same photos.

Railroad: Rio Grande Southern
Locomotive: Galloping Goose
Location: Golden, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: 2
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 29, 2008


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By: Nathan Zachman

Added: Nov 30, 2008

Views: 4,560
Comments: 1

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Photo ID: 262028

Railroad: Rio Grande Southern
Locomotive: Galloping Goose
Location: Golden, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: 6
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 29, 2008


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By: Nathan Zachman

Added: Nov 30, 2008

Views: 5,192
Comments: 0

Favorited: 19
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Photo ID: 258887

It had an insulated, probably raisable, platform to stand on to repair the overhead wire. It was both highway and rail capable. It looked pretty dead at the end of 1963. T. A. Coons wrote me: Tha... (more)

Railroad: Chicago SouthShore & South Bend Railroad
Locomotive: Line Car
Location: Michigan City, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: CSS 50
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 26, 1963


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Nov 04, 2008

Views: 6,497
Comments: 1

Favorited: 24

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Photo ID: 251258

CR 0, now the property of NS, toils almost unnoticed at the wheel shop at Enola, PA. Built by Conrail out of an old EMD traction motor and truck, it serves to move units back and forth on the whee... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: Homebuilt
Location: Enola, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 0
Train ID:
Photo Date: August 31, 2008


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By: James Kerr

Added: Sep 17, 2008

Views: 13,345
Comments: 7

Favorited: 54
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Photo ID: 249377

Yes, it has a motor and it runs on the rails. Made by Johnson Industries and the first in the US, this auger sampler takes coal from each utility bound hopper as it passes by at Turley. Refer to 2... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: None
Location: Turley, Tennessee, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: NS 76G
Photo Date: September 03, 2008


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By: B.A.Harrison

Added: Sep 03, 2008

Views: 4,004
Comments: 2

Favorited: 5
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Photo ID: 247761

A rare EMD Model 40 on it's way to it's new home a the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. The roof was cut off for clearance issues being truck to Duluth from the Mohall Sun Prairie Grain Elevator in ... (more)

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: EMD Model 40
Location: Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 20, 2008


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By: Dan Mackey

Added: Aug 21, 2008

Views: 6,837
Comments: 3

Favorited: 5
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