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Whoa! Talk about luck!
A collection of those lucky shots where you just happen to be in the right place at the right time.
Photo Album By: Bob Pickering (BP)
 
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Photo ID: 702858

UP 4014 pulls out of its overnight stop of Sidney on its way to North Platte. At the same time, BNSF sent a Southbound over the 4014 on its own line. Talk about perfect timing.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-8-4
Location: Sidney, Nebraska, USA
Locomotive #: UP 4014
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 09, 2019


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By: Matt Coffin

Added: Jul 11, 2019

Views: 2,889
Comments: 0

Favorited: 18
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Photo ID: 695235

4 different types of trains on the Paris Saint-Lazare lines, 2 commuter (under) and 2 long distance (over)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: BB 27300
Location: Asnières-sur-Seine, France
Locomotive #: BB 27343
Train ID: -
Photo Date: April 21, 2019


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Apr 26, 2019

Views: 2,347
Comments: 0

Favorited: 7
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Photo ID: 694390

Sunny day at the deep valley, the up line and down line of Xiangyu Railway intersects here, fortunate to capture this picture that two trains were running towards their separate direction. The pas... (more)

Railroad: XiangYu Railroad
Locomotive: SS7c
Location: Ankang, China
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: K1388
Photo Date: April 07, 2019


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By: T7 EXPRESS

Added: Apr 17, 2019

Views: 3,678
Comments: 0

Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 694351

Under the River Line and Through Trenton: Acela Express Train 2100 passes underneath a River Line train as it approaches the Trenton Transit Center on Tax Day 2019.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Bombardier/Alstom Acela Express Trainset
Location: Trenton, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 2006
Train ID: AMTK 2100
Photo Date: April 15, 2019


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By: Adam B. Reich

Added: Apr 17, 2019

Views: 1,325
Comments: 0

Favorited: 6
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Photo ID: 690397

Conrail Shared Assets Job YPMO-R1 works it's way down Delmorr Ave as it heads back to Morrisville Yard

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Morrisville, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 4428
Train ID: YPMO-R1
Photo Date: March 10, 2019


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By: Ryan Moretti

Added: Mar 12, 2019

Views: 10,668
Comments: 6

Favorited: 43


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Photo ID: 674142

Time for a story.

So, as a railfan and photographer we all have those places we have to see and shoot once in our lives. Those "bucket list" spots that are Meccas for those of ... (more)

Railroad: Pan Am Railways
Locomotive: EMD FP9
Location: Florida, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: PAR 1
Train ID: OCS
Photo Date: August 24, 2018


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By: Dave Blaze...

Added: Oct 16, 2018

Views: 1,408
Comments: 1

Favorited: 17
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Photo ID: 670050

After many unplanned/unexpected monsoon storm trips, with no shot plans except to get trains with weather, my patience and money finally paid off! I have been trying all of monsoon season this sum... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Peach Springs, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 8452
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 02, 2018


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By: Jake Siegel

Added: Sep 10, 2018

People's Choice 2

Views: 3,415
Comments: 3

Favorited: 33
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Photo ID: 669708

A good looking lash-up heads east at Santa Fe Junction.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE B40-8W (Dash 8-40BW)
Location: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 558
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 03, 2018


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By: Nick Hart

Added: Sep 06, 2018

Views: 2,157
Comments: 1

Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 666126

Two Metra trains and a light F40PH all meet where the UP Harvard Sub crosses the CP C&M Sub in downtown Chicago.

Railroad: Metra
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: METX 164
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 18, 2017


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By: Dave Zeman

Added: Aug 01, 2018

Views: 3,135
Comments: 2

Favorited: 15
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Photo ID: 665209

Two minutes. That's all I had between one storm that had passed and the clouds covering the sun with another. With a double rainbow and geese heading for the Ohio River LIRC power takes a break f... (more)

Railroad: Louisville & Indiana Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Jeffersonville, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: LIRC 3001
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 21, 2018


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By: Joe Vittitoe

Added: Jul 22, 2018

Views: 1,586
Comments: 1

Favorited: 15


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Photo ID: 655862

"NYAR Under McDonald Ave" New York & Atlantic's RS-20 heads west under McDonald Ave in Brooklyn on the Bay Ridge Branch as a Coney Island-bound "F" train flies by overhead.

Railroad: New York & Atlantic Railway
Locomotive: EMD SW1001
Location: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Locomotive #: NYAR 101
Train ID: NYAR RS-20
Photo Date: April 20, 2018


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By: Greg Grice

Added: Apr 24, 2018

Views: 3,886
Comments: 0

Favorited: 13

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Photo ID: 651567

Miracle Moment in Milton, Florida. I had been railfanning all afternoon in hopes that the clearing line from a cold front would hold true and give me some nice afternoon shots. It didn't. All afte... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD SD70MAC
Location: Milton , Florida, USA
Locomotive #: CSX 4777
Train ID: CSX M735
Photo Date: September 24, 2017


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By: Isaac Fulford

Added: Mar 14, 2018

Views: 1,290
Comments: 0

Favorited: 9
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Photo ID: 631907

Conrail Shared Assets local YPMO-R1 heads off for A.E. Staley on the former Pennsy "Old Line" as the power for Conrail Shared Assets local BS02 sits on the Amtrak Northeast Corridor brid... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Morrisville, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NS 3044
Train ID: YPMO-R1
Photo Date: August 01, 2017


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By: Darryl Rule

Added: Sep 26, 2017

Views: 2,733
Comments: 2

Favorited: 21
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Photo ID: 631347

Meeting Northeast Regional train 95; closing speed 180 mph

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Bombardier/Alstom Acela Express Trainset
Location: Havre de Grace, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 2034
Train ID: AMTK 2164
Photo Date: September 08, 2017


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Sep 22, 2017

Views: 1,159
Comments: 2

Favorited: 4
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Photo ID: 626752

Timing is everything, as illustrated here. Featured here, we see a glimpse of what is certainly a one-time occurrence. Moments before knocking down an active semaphore signal, NMRX #101 leads an “... (more)

Railroad: New Mexico Railrunner Express
Locomotive: MPI MP36PH-3C
Location: Cerrillos, New Mexico, USA
Locomotive #: NMRX 101
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 08, 2017


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By: Elijah Cross

Added: Aug 14, 2017

Views: 3,426
Comments: 1

Favorited: 33
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