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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: 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: 5,561
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

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People's Choice 1

Views: 14,244
Comments: 19

Favorited: 137

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Photo ID: 573572

This past weekend Colorado got a doozie of a spring snowstorm. Denver only saw a few inches of accumulation due to melting, but just a few miles outside of town as the tracks enter the foothills n... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Arvada, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 81
Train ID: Amtrak 5
Photo Date: April 17, 2016


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By: Nick DAmato (Diamond D)

Added: Apr 19, 2016

Views: 4,742
Comments: 4

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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: 1,648
Comments: 0

Favorited: 10
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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: 2,264
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Favorited: 11

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Photo ID: 572988

Keeping up with snow on the Sierra has been apart of railroading on the mountain since the rails of the Central Pacific arrived in the 1860s. Methods have come and gone, and those that have worked... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Jordan Spreader
Location: Donner Pass, California, USA
Locomotive #: SPMW 4030
Train ID: 2WTKTKF-07
Photo Date: January 07, 2016


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By: Ryan S.

Added: Apr 13, 2016

Views: 6,282
Comments: 1

Favorited: 35
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Photo ID: 572739

CSX 499 roars through Berea, Ohio with a heavy manifest as lake effect snow blankets the area.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Berea, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 499
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 09, 2015


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By: Nolan Majcher

Added: Apr 11, 2016

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Favorited: 3
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Photo ID: 572243

UP train MRONY is seen navigating the tight curves of Byers Canyon during an early Spring snow shower. The train will soon dip into the siding at Sulphur to meet Amtrak #5.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE C44ACCCA
Location: Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6918
Train ID: UP MRONY
Photo Date: March 31, 2016


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By: Kevin The Krazy 1

Added: Apr 06, 2016

Views: 1,977
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Favorited: 16

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Photo ID: 572169

Thanks to a strong spring storm, blizzard conditions in the UP's North Yard made sorting freight cars impossible. Two days later and the Mile High sun melted most of the nearly two feet of snow.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Denver, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: UP 688
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 23, 2016


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By: BUFFIE

Added: Apr 06, 2016

Views: 1,517
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Favorited: 6
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Photo ID: 571529

On a foggy and damp Easter Sunday evening, 119 brings the same lashup from yesterdays 35Q. The CSX trailing was actually a star of a Tropicana commercial.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Belmont, North Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8114
Train ID: 119
Photo Date: March 27, 2016


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By: Matthew DeLanghe

Added: Mar 31, 2016

Views: 1,214
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Favorited: 2


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Photo ID: 571306

Railroad: Russian Railways
Locomotive: 2ES10
Location: Kungur, Perm' region, Russia
Locomotive #: 048
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 06, 2015


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By: ivantrains[Russian Railfan]

Added: Mar 29, 2016

Views: 1,645
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Favorited: 9

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Photo ID: 571215

Spring storm Selene brought nearly two feet of snow to the Denver and Front Range. That means crews bringing freights into the Denver yard needed to be diligent about cleaning switches a diffic... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Denver, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 23, 2016


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By: BUFFIE

Added: Mar 28, 2016

Views: 3,312
Comments: 1

Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 571173

In the last light of a wet, dreary Easter Sunday, northbound manifest NS 154 passes the Vulcan Materials quarry just north of Liberty, SC, powered by four NS motors with a considerably lengthy tra... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Liberty, South Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8002
Train ID: NS 154
Photo Date: March 27, 2016


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By: Will Jordan

Added: Mar 28, 2016

Views: 1,570
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Favorited: 9

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Photo ID: 571048

NS 119 comes past Belmont on a rather wet Easter Sunday. He had the Original Norfolk Southern leading a NS D9 and a CSX Locomotive.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Belmont, North Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8114
Train ID: NS 119
Photo Date: March 27, 2016


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By: Matthew Haskett

Added: Mar 27, 2016

Views: 982
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Favorited: 9
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Photo ID: 570992

The extreme winter conditions have created the 'Abominable Pony' out of NS 8345. A crew member braves the horizontal snow to attend to one of the many switches that will need to be cleaned before... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: C40-8W
Location: Denver, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8345
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 23, 2016


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By: BUFFIE

Added: Mar 27, 2016

People's Choice 1

Views: 13,129
Comments: 16

Favorited: 140
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