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Photo Album By: Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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Photo ID: 308160

Lost in a desert mountain of stone and dust
With this picture, I would like to wish a Merry Christmas to all !!! Particularly to the RPN team, and to Markus Fischer my friend and team ... (more)

Railroad: Ferronor Chile
Locomotive: EMD G12
Location: Potrerillos, Chile
Locomotive #: Ferronor 82
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 18, 2009


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Dec 24, 2009

Photo of the Week

Views: 133,938
Comments: 23

Favorited: 237
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Photo ID: 308005

Ge 6/6 I 414 with the Alpine Classic Pulman Express (ACPE) is crossing Landwasser viaduct near Filisur on the way to the Engadin.

Railroad: RhB
Locomotive: Ge 6/6 I
Location: Filisur, Switzerland
Locomotive #: 414
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 27, 2003


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: Dec 23, 2009

Views: 4,905
Comments: 1

Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 307779

This is one of the most spectacular railroads that I have ever seen. It climbs the Andes Precordillera up to 2850 meters / 9350 ft. It is a meter gauge line, similar to most other Chilean lines. I... (more)

Railroad: Ferronor Chile
Locomotive: EMD GR12
Location: Potrerillos, Chile
Locomotive #: Ferronor 92
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 19, 2009


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Dec 20, 2009

People's Choice 1

Views: 36,724
Comments: 18

Favorited: 127
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Photo ID: 306480

Climbing the Andes
This is high mountain railroading, standard gauge style, on a 4.3% grade. Picture shot between Casapalca and Ticlio around 4500 m / 14500 ft above sea level. So high ... (more)

Railroad: FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino)
Locomotive: GE C30M-3
Location: Meiggs, Peru
Locomotive #: FCCA 1011
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 06, 2009


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Dec 08, 2009

Views: 10,637
Comments: 6

Favorited: 30
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Photo ID: 305252

In 2005 and 2006 the cog railway operated a ski train part way up Mt. Washington. Skiers would ride the cog up to Waumbek tank (about 1/3 the way up the mountain), then ski down beside the tracks... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: 0-2-2-0 cog
Location: Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWCR 3
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 18, 2005


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By: Roger H

Added: Nov 26, 2009

Views: 3,448
Comments: 0

Favorited: 13

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Photo ID: 298072

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: O'ZBEKISTON
Location: Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 22, 2009


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By: Eugene Sterlin

Added: Sep 22, 2009

People's Choice 1

Views: 15,692
Comments: 9

Favorited: 112
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Photo ID: 296706

Cogscape - Cold Spring Hill. This shot may well depict one of the last times we'll ever see a steam engine on Mount Washington at 5PM. Sunday of Labor Day weekend is the last day of the o... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 9
Train ID: 5PM Train
Photo Date: September 06, 2009


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Sep 09, 2009

Views: 5,277
Comments: 5

Favorited: 18
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Photo ID: 287554

Livin' on the edge. A Mt. Washington Cog Railway train crests the hill above Skyline Switch and enters the more gentle grade of the Homestretch Flats. Immediately behind the train, the... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 9
Train ID: 10AM Train
Photo Date: June 13, 2009


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Jun 15, 2009

Views: 3,203
Comments: 2

Favorited: 8
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Photo ID: 287493

MWCR No. 2 Ammonoosuc on Jacob's Ladder. Here is the culmination of a 50 year wish full-filled. As a child, I vowed to see this one day. I always knew it to be one of the only 100% steam railways ... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: MWCR 2
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 13, 2009


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By: Dennis A. Livesey

Added: Jun 15, 2009

Views: 3,880
Comments: 2

Favorited: 14

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Photo ID: 287388

Cogscape - Long Trestle. Perhaps no other spot on the Mt. Washington Cog Railway shows off the altitude gained by the trains better than Long Trestle at 5300 MSL. Here, as we face north... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 9
Train ID: 1PM Train
Photo Date: June 13, 2009


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Jun 14, 2009

Views: 3,334
Comments: 1

Favorited: 7


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Photo ID: 286110

From a bluff near Jacob's Ladder, we watch a Mount Washington Cog Railway Train powering uphill toward the Halfway House at 4,500 ft MSL. This perspective offers not only a not-often-seen view o... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 9
Train ID: 10AM Train
Photo Date: May 30, 2009


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Jun 02, 2009

Views: 3,852
Comments: 1

Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 286095

Here's a view of the Mount Washington's Jacob's Ladder Trestle looking West at 4,725 MSL. From this angle, the S-curve shape of the trestle is not terribly apparent, but the steepness and the he... (more)

Railroad: Mount Washington Cog Railway
Locomotive: Steam 0-2-2-0 Cog
Location: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
Locomotive #: MWRC 9
Train ID: 10AM Train
Photo Date: May 30, 2009


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Jun 02, 2009

Views: 3,530
Comments: 2

Favorited: 16
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Photo ID: 285874

Skirting the spectacular Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River, an international freight train has just cleared Zimbabwe Customs and is heading towards Livingstone across the border in Zambia. Take... (more)

Railroad: Zimbabwe Railway
Locomotive: Unknown
Location: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 16, 2002


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By: John Kirk

Added: Jun 01, 2009

Views: 8,301
Comments: 3

Favorited: 38
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Photo ID: 284525

Today steamlocomotive H 1/2 7, built in 1873, was officially on the mountain for the first time after 12 years in the Swiss Transport Museum Lucerne. The red car B 5 dates from 1871, when the Rigi... (more)

Railroad: Rigibahnen
Locomotive: H 1/2
Location: Vitznau, Switzerland
Locomotive #: 7
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 21, 2009


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: May 21, 2009

Views: 4,078
Comments: 2

Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 277816

Train departure from ended station Rigi Kulm (1800 meters - 6000 feet) to Goldau.

Railroad: Rigibahnen
Locomotive: BDhe 2/4
Location: Rigi Kulm, Switzerland
Locomotive #: RB 12
Train ID: unknown
Photo Date: March 26, 2009


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By: Pavel Rybin

Added: Mar 29, 2009

Views: 3,741
Comments: 1

Favorited: 14
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