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Photo Album By: Will Ebbert
 
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Photo ID: 713197

In 2011 I came to Afton Canyon to photograph Union Pacific’s steam locomotive 844 as it crossed over this bridge. It was traveling the other direction on a cold November morning, but I loved the l... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-8-4
Location: California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 4014
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 08, 2019


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By: Kurt Lawson

Added: Oct 16, 2019

Views: 6,182
Comments: 3

Favorited: 21
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Photo ID: 713154

The rear of MWCPT passes Mormon Rocks on a nice fall morning.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Cajon Pass, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6379
Train ID: UP MWCPT 13
Photo Date: October 13, 2019


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By: Mark MacDougall

Added: Oct 16, 2019

Views: 1,028
Comments: 0

Favorited: 5
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Photo ID: 713116

Climbing the 4%+ grade, FCCA 1012 rounds the curve at km 167.2 between Tunnel 52 and Tunnel 53, at 4625 m above sea level (15170 ft).

Railroad: FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino)
Locomotive: GE C39-8 (Dash 8-39C)
Location: Casapalca, Peru
Locomotive #: FCCA 1012
Train ID: -
Photo Date: August 20, 2019


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Oct 15, 2019

Views: 1,480
Comments: 0

Favorited: 5
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Photo ID: 708468

High mountain

The Central Andino Railroad in Peru is not any more the highest railroad on Earth since China built a line in Tibet. But it is still the most spectacular. A standard ... (more)

Railroad: FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino)
Locomotive: GE C39-8 (Dash 8-39C)
Location: Casapalca, Peru
Locomotive #: FCCA 1029
Train ID: -
Photo Date: August 21, 2019


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Aug 31, 2019

People's Choice 3

Views: 5,060
Comments: 1

Favorited: 37
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Photo ID: 707216

Clinging to the edge of the rocks in the impressive Pikeville cut, empty ethanol train K428 snakes its way up the the former C&O Big Sandy Subdivision in the first light of day. The BC Rail barn o... (more)

Railroad: British Columbia Railway
Locomotive: GE C40-8M (Dash 8-40CM)
Location: Pikeville, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: BCOL 4601
Train ID: CSX K428
Photo Date: August 16, 2019


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By: Will Jordan

Added: Aug 18, 2019

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People's Choice 2

Views: 7,620
Comments: 11

Favorited: 100

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Photo ID: 706949

BC RAIL 4609 looks rite at home crossing the Cheakamus River. The Red-White-Blue C40-8M was built in 1990 to battle the mountains and weather of British Columbia. The GE cowls became as synonym... (more)

Railroad: BC Rail
Locomotive: GE C40-8M (Dash 8-40CM)
Location: Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
Locomotive #: BCOL 4609
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 2019


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By: Jason Cary

Added: Aug 15, 2019

Views: 5,891
Comments: 1

Favorited: 36
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Photo ID: 706533

Rock Creek Canyon
Right in the gut of rugged Rock Creek Canyon on Rio Grande’s Craig Branch, an eastbound coal train exits Tunnel 45 between Crater and Volcano, Colorado, on September 8,... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40T-2
Location: Crater, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 5351
Train ID: DRGW AINNC
Photo Date: September 08, 1992


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Aug 11, 2019

Views: 5,173
Comments: 1

Favorited: 23
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Photo ID: 706049

The MRL laurel-Missoula manifest train is heavy with refurbished M1 Abrams tanks. This is quite a un-common site for this train, but made for a very heavy train. The head-end consisted of a SD40 l... (more)

Railroad: Montana Rail Link
Locomotive: Flats
Location: Skyline, Montana, USA
Locomotive #: MRL4302
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 2013


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By: Jason Cary

Added: Aug 06, 2019

Views: 6,935
Comments: 2

Favorited: 15
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Photo ID: 696158

From the bluff high above the Overland Route, the westbound Big Boy struts across the Wyoming plains for the first time in over half a century.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-8-4
Location: Hanna, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 4014
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 04, 2019


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By: Nick Hovey

Added: May 05, 2019

Views: 4,116
Comments: 2

Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 695529

Freeport McMoran #63 throttles up the start of the steep %.5% grade out of Clifton yard. This train will climb over 1200 feet vertical over the next 6 miles of railroad, the steepest operating fre... (more)

Railroad: Freeport McMoRan Sierrita Operations
Locomotive: EMD GP38
Location: Clifton, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: FMI 63
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 28, 2018


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By: Ben Kletzer

Added: Apr 29, 2019

Views: 7,870
Comments: 2

Favorited: 28


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Photo ID: 694576

On June 16, 2001, a summertime run of Ansco’s Rio Grande Ski Train passes through 75-foot Tunnel 29 westbound just east of Pinecliffe, Colorado, on Union Pacific’s scenic former Rio Grande Moffat ... (more)

Railroad: Ansco Ski Train
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Pinecliffe, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 242
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 16, 2001


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Apr 19, 2019

Views: 3,376
Comments: 0

Favorited: 16
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Photo ID: 694337

Taking The Long Way To Promontory. Well, the closest active rails can get to Promontory anymore: Ogden, Utah. UP 8850 leads a small, seven-car train through the iconic rocks of Chatsworth a... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Chatsworth, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8850
Train ID: PCBOA3-11
Photo Date: April 14, 2019


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By: Alex Gillman

Added: Apr 16, 2019

Views: 8,780
Comments: 2

Favorited: 25

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Photo ID: 692822

Union Pacific #2167 is on the point of the once-a-week Potash Local as it follows along the Colorado River on the Cane Creek Branch. This engine was originally the UP #6012.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: SD62
Location: Moab, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: UP 2167
Train ID: LDG51B-29
Photo Date: March 29, 2019


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By: John Shine

Added: Apr 01, 2019

People's Choice 3

Views: 6,318
Comments: 5

Favorited: 50
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Photo ID: 692810

A former BN unit leads a lite engine set out of the Springfield Underground. This facility was opened as a quarry, for mining limestone, in 1946 on Route 66 and was served originally by Frisco. To... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: EMD GP40M
Location: Springfield, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 3019
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 28, 2019


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By: Spencer T. Whitman

Added: Apr 01, 2019

Views: 13,281
Comments: 3

Favorited: 56

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Photo ID: 692550

The Potash local heads Eastbound on the Cane Creek Branch at the crossing with the Corona Arch trail.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70AH
Location: Moab, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8913
Train ID: LDG51B-29
Photo Date: March 29, 2019


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By: John Shine

Added: Mar 30, 2019

Views: 2,173
Comments: 1

Favorited: 17
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