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People of the Railroad
Photographs that depict train crews and other railroad employees at work. After all, the trains don't run themselves!
Photo Album By: Ted Harrison
 
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Photo ID: 737567

The inbound engineer briefs with the outbound conductor in front of the La Junta Depot where Denver crews hand of the trains to Amarillo crews.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: La Junta, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 6314
Train ID: C BTMSLP 080A
Photo Date: May 26, 2019


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By: David Carballido-Jeans

Added: May 27, 2020

Views: 1,445
Comments: 2

Favorited: 13

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Photo ID: 736319

As is the case for most things from the steam era, running the Nevada Northern's 100 ton steam wrecking crane A is a labor intensive undertaking. After successfully re-railing #81's tender, the c... (more)

Railroad: Nevada Northern Railway
Locomotive: Wrecking Crane A
Location: Ely, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 21, 2020


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By: Scott Turner

Added: May 16, 2020

Views: 1,770
Comments: 0

Favorited: 4

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Photo ID: 735976

and... ACTION !

Meeting each other at high speed (260 kph vs. 300 kph) TGV engineer Philippe Renoust says hello to his colleague without seeing much of him, or knowing who he is. T... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: Sud-Est TGV
Location: Pamfou, France
Locomotive #: TGV 01
Train ID: -
Photo Date: March 05, 2020


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: May 13, 2020

Views: 2,620
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Favorited: 7
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Photo ID: 735949

Manual change of rails on the FCAB line over the Cumbre pass in the north of Chile.

Railroad: FCAB (Ferrocarril de Antofagasta a Bolivia)
Locomotive: none
Location: Antofagasta, Chile
Locomotive #: none
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 23, 2012


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: May 13, 2020

Views: 1,488
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Favorited: 5

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Photo ID: 735491

As Metrolink train 926 rolls into its stop in Fullerton, California, the conductor prepares to load what few passengers are awaiting this Irvine to Los Angeles train. The COVID-19 pandemic has re... (more)

Railroad: Metrolink
Locomotive: Cab Car
Location: Fullerton, California, USA
Locomotive #: SCAX 658
Train ID: SCAX 926
Photo Date: May 08, 2020


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By: Craig Walker

Added: May 10, 2020

Views: 1,054
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Favorited: 0

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Photo ID: 735303

It appears that LeRoy has the crossovers lined(how he did it is beyond me) as Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha approaches on the eastward main. It appears the other person with LeRoy is Jerry Cherney... (more)

Railroad: Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: MILW 188
Train ID: MILW 213
Photo Date: 1977


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By: Tom Farence

Added: May 08, 2020

Views: 5,710
Comments: 4

Favorited: 30
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Photo ID: 735122

Babysitting the beast. The shadowy figure of Clover Valley Lumber Co. #4's engineer wades through a bath of steam from the open cylinder cocks, as he oils around his locomotive in anticipat... (more)

Railroad: Clover Valley Lumber Co.
Locomotive: Steam 2-6-6-2T
Location: Sunol, California, USA
Locomotive #: CVLC 4
Train ID: None
Photo Date: February 08, 2020


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: May 06, 2020

Views: 859
Comments: 0

Favorited: 9

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Photo ID: 734326

Re-enactment of the steam era at the Didcot Railway Centre. A lady is cleaning the 0-6-0T panier steam locomotive #3738 after the engine returned to the shed in the evening. A TimeLine Events phot... (more)

Railroad: Didcot Railway Centre (UK)
Locomotive: Steam 0-6-0T
Location: Didcot, United Kingdom
Locomotive #: #3738
Train ID: Steam charter
Photo Date: March 09, 2019


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By: Daniel SIMON

Added: Apr 28, 2020

Views: 1,010
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Favorited: 8
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Photo ID: 734270

The Conductor (or the Assistant Conductor?) on Amtrak train 19, the southbound Crescent (running 1 hour 15 minutes behind schedule), has lined the hand-operated switch into the station and ... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 198
Train ID: AMTK 19
Photo Date: October 04, 2015


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Apr 27, 2020

Views: 8,958
Comments: 8

Favorited: 8

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Photo ID: 733181

"Hitchin' a Ride": Fred Mattison enjoys the morning sun outside of the Verdant View Farm as he and N&W J Class #611 head west on October 5, 2019.

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: 4-8-4
Location: Strasburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: N&W 611
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 05, 2019


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By: Michael J. Wilson

Added: Apr 18, 2020

Views: 1,177
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Favorited: 10


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Photo ID: 732868

After running as helper from Chama to the top of Cumbres Pass - see HERE and
Railroad: Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Cumbres, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: CTS 488
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 09, 2005



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By: Scott Turner

Added: Apr 15, 2020

Views: 1,211
Comments: 0

Favorited: 6

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Photo ID: 731856

This isn't a staged reenactment. On many of the former USSR's less modernized lines, rail traffic is still governed by flags at stations and yard limits. In this scene, a switchman raises a yellow... (more)

Railroad: Russian Railways
Locomotive: Steam 2-10-0
Location: Ostashkov, Russia
Locomotive #: L-3958
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 01, 2020


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By: Parker Wilson

Added: Apr 08, 2020

Views: 1,407
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Favorited: 15

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Photo ID: 731782

A look back upon happier times - by that I mean 2019. A decent sized group of photographers and actors gathered at the LA Fairgrounds on a fall evening to recreate scenes, like the one portrayed a... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Pomona, California, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 26, 2019


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By: Nathaniel Holguin

Added: Apr 07, 2020

Views: 832
Comments: 1

Favorited: 9
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Photo ID: 730689

After locomotive 3304 was coupled to the front of the "Tórtolas" convoy, lead by locomotive 3306, one of the train drivers checks the coupling and proceeds to connect the air hoses of bo... (more)

Railroad: FEPASA
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Llay Llay, Chile
Locomotive #: D-3306
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 06, 2019


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By: Felipe Radrigan

Added: Mar 30, 2020

Views: 1,135
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Favorited: 2
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Photo ID: 730650

The conductor of C633 dismounts before the train shoves their 50+ car second cut through the loadout at Creech.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Mary Helen , Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 917
Train ID: CSX C633-20
Photo Date: January 20, 2020


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By: Will Jordan

Added: Mar 30, 2020

Views: 1,427
Comments: 0

Favorited: 5

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