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Location: Canonsburg, PA
Occupation: retired signaling systems s/w engineer
Interests: Modeling, railroading (being a former s/w engineer, N-scale & hockey)

Photo Albums
Del MarAlbum Views: 2,706
WeatherAlbum Views: 4,606
Rain, fog, snow. it's always happening, somewhere. As long as it's still in the air.
PrototypesAlbum Views: 8,481
Possible RR modeling sites.
Chicago & NorthwesternAlbum Views: 4,199
CNW painted locomotives (one of my favorite railroad(RIP)'s paint schemes)
Station PlatformAlbum Views: 6,778
All Aboard!
Concrete TiesAlbum Views: 4,024
Railroad ties are traditionally made of wood, but pre-stressed concrete is now also widely used, especially in Europe and Asia.
Commuters Album Views: 5,451
Time to go to work. Or home.
The Land of the HiawathaAlbum Views: 4,431
Homeland of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St Paul and Pacific (Milwaukee Road)
Street RunningAlbum Views: 3,154
One of those circumstances where train and auto traffic must "share the road".
Most Excellent!Album Views: 9,697
The photos in this album are simply excellent, at least in my mind.
Sand PatchAlbum Views: 3,152
Sand Patch Grade is an approximately 100-mile-long (160 km) section of railroad track known for its steep grades and curves through the Allegheny Mountains of Pennsylvania and Maryland, and is currently part of CSX.
Double-decker Passenger TrainsAlbum Views: 5,170
Passenger trains which were built for double-deck use.
VacationAlbum Views: 6,397
Now here's where I'd like to go on vacation...if I could afford it.
IntermodalsAlbum Views: 7,937
Containers or trailers on either flat cars or in well cars.
Auto RacksAlbum Views: 4,287
And you've been wondering how ho those dealer's lots get filled, haven't you.
Fill 'er UpAlbum Views: 2,794
Locos fueling up.
Catenaries, catenaries and more catenariesAlbum Views: 6,248
Pictures which just seem to be dominated by catenaries
Meets and PassesAlbum Views: 4,971
Pictures of trains heading the opposite directions on separate rails (a meet) or travelling the same direction (a pass).
Coast RailsAlbum Views: 3,142
Pictures of trains traveling along a coast. (Such as the Pacific Coast).
Fall ColoursAlbum Views: 2,850
Pictures which show off the fall colouration of the surrounding leaves.
General Electric Safety Cab LocomotivesAlbum Views: 28,893
GE manufactured safety cab locomotives, refer to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_GE_locomotives for a complete list. NOTE: This album includes photos of modern GE passenger locos.
On the marchAlbum Views: 15,503
Military rails
Drawbridges, Liftbridges, Bascule Bridges & Swing BridgesAlbum Views: 4,333
Just about any type of bridge capable of moving to allow river traffic to pass.
Mountain RailroadingAlbum Views: 9,886
Mostly Alps and Rockies
SnowAlbum Views: 5,140
Either coming down or a still in the air. Pictures of snow removal equipment will be kept here.
TurntablesAlbum Views: 12,611
In rail terminology, a railway turntable or wheelhouse is a device for turning railway rolling stock, usually locomotives, so that they can be moved back in the direction from which they came. If I run into a transfer table, that might get included.
TunnelsAlbum Views: 5,131
For those times when you would rather take the direct route, even if it does get dark.
OCS & other specialsAlbum Views: 6,218
Office Car Specials and the like.
High Speed RailsAlbum Views: 8,825
Acela (US), TGV (FR), Velaro (Ger, although there are British, Chinese and Russian versions as well) There are other systems, such as the Japanese Shinkansen.
Badgerland RailsAlbum Views: 5,557
Trains in America's Dairyland.
Dang! It's cold.Album Views: 9,630
Snow, ice, frost. Who cares? It's cold.
Love it!Album Views: 7,595
Hard to define why, but these are some of my favorite photos.
Graveyard ShiftAlbum Views: 18,661
Night shift
British RailsAlbum Views: 6,080
Trains around the British Isles, (including Ireland)
Canadian RailroadsAlbum Views: 8,460
CN & CP Rail, along with smaller Canadian railroads
Rail YardsAlbum Views: 5,300
A classification yard is a railway yard found at some freight train stations, used to separate railway cars on to one of several tracks. From there the cars are sent through a series of switches called a ladder onto the classification tracks.
CrossingsAlbum Views: 3,778
A cross-over structure is sometimes called a diamond junction or diamond crossing in reference to the diamond-shaped center. A diamond crossing is also used as a component of a double junction.
the 'BurghAlbum Views: 5,894
Pittsburgh and its environs.
Mixed ConsistsAlbum Views: 7,604
The horsepower-hour is still used in the railroad industry when sharing motive power (locomotives.)
Horseshoe CurveAlbum Views: 3,876
Horseshoe Curve, the Gallitzin Tunnels, Altoona, and the surrounding environs.
Nordic RailsAlbum Views: 4,800
Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish & Danish rails go here
Favorite RR SchemesAlbum Views: 6,559
My personal favorite paint schemes.
SignalsAlbum Views: 6,924
Searchlights, semaphores and cab signals.
RR WorkersAlbum Views: 15,900
Someone's in the kitchen with Dinah, someone's in the kitchen I know-ow-ow. This album includes pictures of individual traincrew members as well as MOW equipment.
Swiss TrainsAlbum Views: 7,190
Nestled deep in the Alps you'll find some of the most fantastic scenery around.
North American Passenger TrainsAlbum Views: 11,961
Amtrak & Via Rail, along with commuter trains go here. Also their predecessors. PS. I only like diesels or electric.
Urban SitesAlbum Views: 5,466
North American big city trains
Latin RailsAlbum Views: 4,659
Trains in Latin America
Pacific NWAlbum Views: 14,529
BridgesAlbum Views: 8,822
Bridges over rivers or other crossings. Does not include drawbridges or other brides capable of opening to let river traffic thru.
ChicagoAlbum Views: 5,542
Rails in and around Chicago, Illinois, too.
Desert SWAlbum Views: 4,582
Trains from UT, AZ & NM go here.
Great Lakes RailsAlbum Views: 8,353
Trains from around the Great Lakes go here.
Left Coast RailsAlbum Views: 12,800
Trains from California, Oregon, Washington & British Columbia go here

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