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Railway Signals
Semaphores, lamps, signs, hand signals. Anything that sends a visible message to train crews.
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Photo ID: 534867

A clean and rain-soaked BNSF EMD is on the point of westbound manifest 11T, seen ducking under the triple-track New York Central signal bridge at CP253.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Port Clinton, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 8527
Train ID: NS 11T
Photo Date: June 12, 2015


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By: Chip Allen

Added: Jun 15, 2015

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Photo ID: 534557

Lon Venters Jr. is in charge of 97 as she rounds the curve. In the back ground is a coal drag in the siding that will head straight into the Shelby yard a few miles away. We see the C&O was repai... (more)

Railroad: Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Kewanee, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: 4309
Train ID: 97
Photo Date: May 05, 1982


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By: Rod Clark

Added: Jun 12, 2015

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Photo ID: 534371

A CSX grain train led by a pair of BNSF locomotives powers past the NYC signal mast at CP 58 in Westfield, NY.

Railroad: Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Locomotive: EMD SD70MAC
Location: Westfield, New York, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 9733
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 04, 2015


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By: Matt Hammerstein

Added: Jun 11, 2015

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Photo ID: 533967

KCS 4117 lead's a G AGMBRC through Rochelle, IL eastbound on a remarkable Sunday evening sunset.

Railroad: Kansas City Southern Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Rochelle, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: KCS 4117
Train ID: BNSF G AGMBRC
Photo Date: June 07, 2015


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By: Gary Morgan

Added: Jun 07, 2015

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Photo ID: 533958

UP SD70M 5210 leads a westbound intermodal under the two CNW signal bridges in Rochelle. Just out of view to the left is a new cantilever upright. Soon this classic CNW scene will vanish forever.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70M
Location: Rochelle, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: UP 5210
Train ID: Intermodal
Photo Date: June 06, 2015


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By: Robby Gragg

Added: Jun 07, 2015

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Photo ID: 533956

BNSF 6624 leads a westbound intermodal under the CB&Q signal bridge and its replacement west of the diamonds in Rochelle. Two birds observe from on top of the Q bridge.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44C4
Location: Rochelle, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 6624
Train ID: Intermodal
Photo Date: June 06, 2015


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By: Robby Gragg

Added: Jun 07, 2015

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Photo ID: 533954

UP SD70AH 8943 ducks under the CNW signal bridges at the Rochelle diamonds. Both of these vintage signal bridges will shortly be falling to generic cantilever signals.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70AH
Location: Rochelle, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8943
Train ID: Intermodal
Photo Date: June 06, 2015


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By: Robby Gragg

Added: Jun 07, 2015

Views: 1,400
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Photo ID: 533261

An eastbound intermodal flies down track 2 on the Chicago Line passing the endangered NYC signals at CP 232.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES44DC
Location: Huron, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: NS 7630
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 02, 2015


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By: Chip Allen

Added: Jun 02, 2015

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Photo ID: 532884

With the Blue Ridge mountains as a backdrop, N&W 611 splits the grade's namesake signals on the way home from Spencer to Roanoke.

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Blue Ridge, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 611
Train ID: NS 957
Photo Date: May 30, 2015


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By: Chip Allen

Added: May 30, 2015

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Photo ID: 532882

N&W 611 ducks under the Southern Railway Brosnan-era boxcar beam signal bridge at Pennrington at the north end of Reidsville, NC.

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Reidsville, North Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: NW 611
Train ID: NS 957
Photo Date: May 30, 2015


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By: Chip Allen

Added: May 30, 2015

Views: 2,666
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Favorited: 13


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Photo ID: 532720

An ex-Southern high hood sits on a work train in Bluefield as the sun begins to set behind the surrounding mountains.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Bluefield, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 5069
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 29, 2015


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By: Chip Allen

Added: May 30, 2015

Views: 2,106
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Favorited: 3
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Photo ID: 532633

Shenanigans... L141 ties up the entire railroad spinning its power to get a cab signal leader, while Lance Armstrong down there is about to get run over by 200+ tons of locomotive.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE CW44AC
Location: Cheverly, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 431
Train ID: CSX L14107
Photo Date: May 07, 2015


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By: Davis Strench

Added: May 29, 2015

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Photo ID: 531957

A clear signal can be seen way off the in east as a loaded oil train approaches Rochelle. The train has the green light to cross the UP Geneva Sub at Rochelle. The train is on a short double track... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Flagg Center, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 4645
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: May 12, 2015


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By: Craig Williams

Added: May 24, 2015

Views: 1,998
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Photo ID: 531825

A one-unit-wonder leads NS 11T under the soon to fall NYC signals at Huron, OH.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD70M
Location: Huron, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: NS 2616
Train ID: NS 11T
Photo Date: May 22, 2015


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By: Chip Allen

Added: May 23, 2015

Views: 1,150
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Favorited: 3
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Photo ID: 531607

Canadian National No. 6789 idles at the depot with an excursion train bound for downtown Monticello. The engine is coupled to CN No 15421, a steam generator. Both were built for CN, the FPA-4 in... (more)

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: MLW FPA-4
Location: Monticello, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CN 6789
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 21, 2014


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By: Mitch Goldman

Added: May 21, 2015

Views: 1,923
Comments: 1

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