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Railway Signals
Semaphores, lamps, signs, hand signals. Anything that sends a visible message to train crews.
Photo Album By: Michael William Sullivan
 
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Photo ID: 531427

Electric MU's coming and going. AMT 949 is approaching Mont-Royal station at left, while AMT 950 slips into the Mount Royal tunnel in the distance. Both trains are composed of Bombardier-bu... (more)

Railroad: Agence Metropolitaine de Transport
Locomotive: Bombardier MR-90
Location: Town of Mount Royal, Quebec, Canada
Locomotive #: AMT 438
Train ID: AMT 949
Photo Date: May 14, 2015


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By: Michael Berry

Added: May 19, 2015

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Photo ID: 531412

A westbound empty coal train slams across the BNSF Aurora Sub at Rochelle. The signal gang is working on updating the signals at this busy diamond. On the BNSF side the signals are in but not oper... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Rochelle, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6442
Train ID: UP CMQET
Photo Date: May 12, 2015


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By: Craig Williams

Added: May 19, 2015

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Photo ID: 531411

A Blue Island, IL, to Portland, OR, vehicle train races west on the Aurora Sub. Here the train splits a set of ABS signals near the Savanna Army Park, about 12 miles north of Savanna.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44DC
Location: South of Whitton, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 7486
Train ID: BNSF VBLUPTL
Photo Date: May 19, 2015


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By: Craig Williams

Added: May 19, 2015

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Photo ID: 531410

BNSF is busy installing CTC on their double track section of the Aurora Sub between Graf near LaCrosse, and CP 1462 near Savanna. Alot of this section of the railroad is still TWC/ABS territory, w... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: n/a
Location: South of Whitton, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: n/a
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: May 13, 2015


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By: Craig Williams

Added: May 19, 2015

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Photo ID: 531403

The quiet evening is broken by the sound of 3 GE's working hard to pull this oil train out of the Rock River Valley east of Oregon. Here the train is about to the top of the grade at sunset as the... (more)

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


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By: Craig Williams

Added: May 19, 2015

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Photo ID: 531402

The Belt Clearing Yard to Northtown Yard freight train is being rounded up by the Chicago to South Seattle Q-train on the small section of double track at Rochelle. Both trains were held by the UP... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Rochelle, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 6211
Train ID: BNSF QCHCSSE
Photo Date: May 12, 2015


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By: Craig Williams

Added: May 19, 2015

Views: 1,469
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Photo ID: 531193

In Awe

Strasburg's ex. Norfolk & Western 4-8-0 #475 arrives in East Strasburg on a beautiful spring day

Railroad: Strasburg Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-0
Location: Strasburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: SRC 475
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 15, 2015


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By: Joe Damico

Added: May 17, 2015

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Photo ID: 531093

With empty coal hoppers for the classification yard at Russell in tow, CSX #86 begins the trek up the Big Sandy Valley from Shelby to Russell, passing the ex-C&O bracket signals at the West End of... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Pikeville, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 86
Train ID: T36016
Photo Date: May 16, 2015


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: May 16, 2015

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Photo ID: 531085

A loaded rail train has just crossed the BNSF Aurora Sub at Savanna. This train is heading out on the Chicago Sub today to dump rail between Byron and Davis Jct. Not alot of Soo Line painted SD60'... (more)

Railroad: Canadian Pacific Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD60
Location: Savanna, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: SOO 6053
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: May 13, 2015


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By: Craig Williams

Added: May 16, 2015

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Photo ID: 531006

CSX 5450 heads west through south side. too bad that Bnsf wasnt the leader!

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES44DC
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CSX 5450
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 29, 2015


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By: HeritageFreak8098

Added: May 16, 2015

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Photo ID: 531004

Grinding upgrade on the Pocahontas District, eastbound manifest 18M ducks under the N&W CPL at Langraff, WV on it's assault on the Elkhorn Grade. Photo taken with permission.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD60M
Location: Landgraff, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 6811
Train ID: NS 18M
Photo Date: May 14, 2015


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By: Hunter Richardson

Added: May 15, 2015

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Photo ID: 530994

Fillmore and Western's Mothers Day Lunch Train stops short of the Semaphore signals at a station stop on the original coast route.

Railroad: Fillmore & Western
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Santa Paula, California, USA
Locomotive #: F@W 100
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 10, 2015


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By: Chris Mohs

Added: May 15, 2015

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Photo ID: 530971

Leaving the Illinois River Valley behind, westbound empty coal train E-CICBTM0 03R roars toward the setting sun as it ducks underneath of pair of ATSF searchlight signal bridges at Edelstein, IL a... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Locomotive: EMD SD70MAC
Location: Edelstein, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 9722
Train ID: BNSF E-CICBTM0 03R
Photo Date: May 12, 2015


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By: Joe Wagner

Added: May 15, 2015

Views: 1,359
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Favorited: 7

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Photo ID: 530948

NS H02 heading east onto the Ex-EL Boonton line on a frigid January morning.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Denville, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: NS 3010
Train ID: H02
Photo Date: January 22, 2013


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By: Jeff Bartkowiak

Added: May 15, 2015

Views: 1,283
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Photo ID: 530258

Less than a year after NS 18N derailed, NS 10N has derailed within CP Altoona and CP Cove Jct, at approximately 8pm. Several empty RBMN hoppers have piled up. All tracks are fouled except Main 2.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: NA
Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: NS 10N
Photo Date: May 08, 2015


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By: Dustin F.

Added: May 08, 2015

Views: 13,797
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