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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: 568459

A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Cove, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 8181
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 11, 1987


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Mar 05, 2016

Views: 2,061
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Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 568394

An absolutely beautiful sunset has fell over the hills of southwestern Virginia as Norfolk Southern intermodal train 202 grinds up the grade. The exhaust and evening fog has filled the valley as t... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Atkins, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 9784
Train ID: NS 202
Photo Date: January 06, 2016


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By: Brett Miller

Added: Mar 05, 2016

Views: 2,798
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Favorited: 9
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Photo ID: 568374

#92 is running northward from Tampa, having passed here a couple hours earlier headed to Tampa. This time of year, if they're on time, they have this spectacular sunset backdrop.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Lakeland, Florida, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 6
Train ID: P09226
Photo Date: February, 2016


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By: Kevin Andrusia

Added: Mar 04, 2016

Views: 1,273
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Favorited: 7
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Photo ID: 568355

Back in 1990 an empty 3 car DMU leaves Lichfield City, heading for Birmingham. In 2016, the semaphores are long gone, and the line is now electrified.

Railroad: British Rail
Locomotive: DMU
Location: Lichfield , United Kingdom
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 09, 1990


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By: phil cotterill

Added: Mar 04, 2016

Views: 1,378
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Favorited: 5

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Photo ID: 568342

On a dreary morning in historic downtown Abingdon, Virginia, Norfolk Southern's rebuild AC44C6M's lead eastbound manifest 38Q under the N&W CPL's enroute to Roanoke and points beyond.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE AC44C6M
Location: Abingdon, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 4001
Train ID: NS 38Q
Photo Date: March 04, 2016


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By: Hunter Richardson

Added: Mar 04, 2016

Views: 1,996
Comments: 2

Favorited: 22


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Photo ID: 568288

15 years and counting. The dwarf signal at the West End Saluda is dark, as it's been for the past 15 years as the grade sits silently in the North Carolina mountains.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: Signal
Location: Saluda, North Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 24, 2016


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By: Grady F. McKinley

Added: Mar 04, 2016

Views: 5,549
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Favorited: 31
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Photo ID: 566928

CN 2416 leads M349 west through B-12 interlocking in Franklin Park, about to jump on the Waukesha Sub

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: GE C40-8M (Dash 8-40CM)
Location: Franklin Park, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CN 2416
Train ID: CN M349
Photo Date: February 17, 2016


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By: Robby Gragg

Added: Feb 22, 2016

Views: 1,085
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Favorited: 1

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Photo ID: 566927

CSX 480 leads a train of hoppers under the iconic dual cantilevers at Quinnimont deep in the humid New River Gorge. Since this shot was taken, these signals, the last of their kind on the C&O mai... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Quinnimont, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 480
Train ID: G023-04
Photo Date: August 05, 2015


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By: Michael Sullivan

Added: Feb 22, 2016

Views: 1,242
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Favorited: 6
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Photo ID: 565981

ESSAY.- My gift for Valentine's Day was permission to go railfanning. After catching this train in Port Reading and Sewaren I quickly made my way to South Amboy to catch it just south of t... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD45-2
Location: South Amboy, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: NS 1703
Train ID: CR WPOI-16
Photo Date: February 14, 2016


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By: Jason Bialecki

Added: Feb 15, 2016

Views: 1,413
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Favorited: 3

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Photo ID: 565540

Warm Red

With the "Real Feel" temperature hovering around 14, M&E 18 rounds the curve into Millburn on Track 1. 18 is in charge of 7 empty cars of off the Chester and Hi... (more)

Railroad: Morristown & Erie Railway
Locomotive: Alco C424
Location: Millburn, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: ME 18
Train ID: MO-1
Photo Date: February 12, 2016


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By: Bobby Allard

Added: Feb 12, 2016

Views: 1,513
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Favorited: 3


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Photo ID: 565394

Norfolk and Western class J number 611 storms away from a crew change at the Hurt Connection near Alta Vista, Virginia. The temperature was still in the teens, highlighting the steam exhaust. Bui... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Altavista, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: 611
Train ID: 955
Photo Date: February 11


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By: Norfolk Southern Corp

Added: Feb 11, 2016

Views: 2,224
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Favorited: 15
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Photo ID: 564443

Old New York Central Signals - Clear!

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: signal
Location: Buffalo, New York, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November, 2015


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Feb 04, 2016

Views: 1,571
Comments: 1

Favorited: 17
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Photo ID: 564404

Metra F40PH-3 #103 leads an outbound train, Metra F40PH-3 #106 shoves an inbound train, and an Amtrak Hiawatha is seen in the distance during the busy afternoon rush hour in Chicago at CP Morgan, ... (more)

Railroad: Metra
Locomotive: EMD F40PH-3
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: METX 103
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 15, 2015


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By: Larry Amaloo

Added: Feb 04, 2016

Views: 1,479
Comments: 1

Favorited: 8
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Photo ID: 563440

Splitting the blades, Amtrak's original veterans unit #42 leads Amtrak's Southwest Chief through an intermediate set of semaphore signals just west of Chapelle, NM.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Chapelle, New Mexico, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 42
Train ID: AMTK 3
Photo Date: January 18, 2016


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By: Elijah Cross

Added: Jan 27, 2016

Views: 1,671
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Favorited: 11
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Photo ID: 563426

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An eastbound Norfolk Southern manifest reaches the Allegheny Summit at 2,167 feet above sea level near Gallitzin, PA. The headlights from the oncoming train illuminate t... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: NA
Location: Gallitzin, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NA
Train ID: NA
Photo Date: January, 2016


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By: Jon Wright

Added: Jan 26, 2016

Views: 2,101
Comments: 1

Favorited: 9

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