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Pullman Heavyweights
Nostalgic rail cars that are a beautiful reminder of the golden era.
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Photo ID: 241406

Welcome inside the Alaska Railroad's Denali business car, a posterchild for opulence and extravagance. This Pullman, built in 1921, underwent a major restoration in 2006, to the tune of $1.... (more)

Railroad: Alaska Railroad
Locomotive: Business Car
Location: Anchorage, Alaska, USA
Locomotive #: ARR Denali
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 2008


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By: Chris Kilroy

Added: Jul 03, 2008

Views: 7,276
Comments: 4

Favorited: 22
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Photo ID: 235319

Thursday, June 11, 1953, was a workday and the Altoona shops were alive with activity.

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: n/a
Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: n/a
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: June 11, 1953


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By: John Dziobko

Added: May 13, 2008

Views: 6,961
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Favorited: 16
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Photo ID: 232234

"Come on, hurry up!" John always has to get one last shot, even back then. Check out the cameras of the trainmen.

Railroad: Central Railroad of New Jersey
Locomotive: CNJ 810
Location: Dover, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: n/a
Train ID: steam excursion
Photo Date: May 17, 1953


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By: John Dziobko

Added: Apr 19, 2008

Views: 5,902
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Favorited: 10
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Photo ID: 231845

President Truman's speech is over and the POTUS leaves New Haven for points south. This is the communications car USA 87325, the "General Myers", which I believe has been preserved in Florida.

Railroad: New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Locomotive: n/a
Location: New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: n/a
Train ID: POTUS
Photo Date: October 18, 1952


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By: John Dziobko

Added: Apr 16, 2008

Views: 5,550
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Favorited: 10
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Photo ID: 231439

Looking at the back of our CNJ steam special in 1953 before departing Dover, the human element is most facinating. Mr. Dan McFadden adds this caption info, "the trip covered the Rockaway Branch. ... (more)

Railroad: Central Railroad of New Jersey
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-2
Location: Dover, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: CNJ 810
Train ID: steam special
Photo Date: May 17, 1953


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By: John Dziobko

Added: Apr 13, 2008

Views: 5,551
Comments: 2

Favorited: 12


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Photo ID: 231265

A train full of railfans on the CNJ departs Dover. The man by the switch with the hat is probably the Trainmaster puffing on his cigar making sure we are having a good time. The steam was all go... (more)

Railroad: Central Railroad of New Jersey
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-2
Location: Dover, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: CNJ 810
Train ID: steam special
Photo Date: May 17, 1953


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By: John Dziobko

Added: Apr 13, 2008

Views: 5,302
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Favorited: 15
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Photo ID: 219712

A set of private cars tag along on the rear of #6. What a view they must have!

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Soda Springs, California, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 45
Train ID: AMTK 6
Photo Date: January 18, 2008


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By: Eddie P. Sarber

Added: Jan 20, 2008

Views: 4,772
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Favorited: 3
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Photo ID: 216924

Omnitrax Switching Service (OSS) 4285 and SD9 4327 passed ex-ATSF 428 division superintendents 52-foot long business car (Pullman built April 1925) now owned by John Birmingham. He owns several pa... (more)

Railroad: Great Western Railway
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Mead, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: OSS 4285
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 26, 2007


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By: Colorado Zephyr

Added: Dec 28, 2007

Views: 4,105
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Photo ID: 216620

Public Belt's restored 1927 Pullman "City of New Orleans" waits at the French Market Station for a Christmas excursion ride. Original car was the "Helena Modjeska" with service on the Delaware, ... (more)

Railroad: New Orleans Public Belt
Locomotive: none
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Locomotive #: n/a
Train ID: NOPB special
Photo Date: November 27, 2007


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By: Point Images (Bill Lang)

Added: Dec 25, 2007

Views: 3,161
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Favorited: 6
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Photo ID: 212986

All aboard! Passengers board the lavish Pullman car, the Lotos Club, for points East lead by Pennsy's famous GG1.

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: Sleeper Buffet Car
Location: Strasburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: Lotos Club
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 04, 2007


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By: Mitch Goldman

Added: Nov 23, 2007

Views: 6,261
Comments: 6

Favorited: 10


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Photo ID: 205567

Night photo session at Bowling Green as a part of the 2007 L&N Historical Society Convention.

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: n/a
Location: Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 05, 2007


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Oct 09, 2007

Views: 3,050
Comments: 2

Favorited: 4
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Photo ID: 205130

The eastbound Lake Shore Limited stops in Springfield, MA with a private observation car PCCX #800188, the Navy bringing up the rear...thankfully the neon was not on, or else ... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 156
Train ID: AMTK 448
Photo Date: October 02, 2007


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By: Roman W Kebalo

Added: Oct 07, 2007

Views: 7,235
Comments: 6

Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 198944

Homeward bound. All eyes are on the Pennsy E8's as they cross the Susquehanna on their way to the Harrisburg station. They are almost home there as they have the sprint across the Amtrak li... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Marysville, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 5711
Train ID: AMTK 975
Photo Date: July 08, 2007


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By: Andrew Blaszczyk (2)

Added: Aug 26, 2007

Views: 3,683
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Favorited: 3
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Photo ID: 190104

SOU 6120 leads an eastbound Yuma Turn at Appalachia. The 'brass' (left) is in town to coordinate terminal consolidation with the Interstate Railroad.

Railroad: Southern Railway
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Appalachia, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SOU 6120
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 11, 1965


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Jun 13, 2007

Views: 2,782
Comments: 2

Favorited: 4
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Photo ID: 186403

I don't remember a whole lot about this picture, other than the car is the ex-RDG pv Henry E. Huntington at the end of a Santa Fe passenger train leaving Richmond. I believe the passengers were m... (more)

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: None
Location: Richmond, California, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1962


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By: John West

Added: May 06, 2007

Views: 5,820
Comments: 4

Favorited: 15
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