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Gone for good
These are engines that are either already scrapped, are in deadlines, or they're in severe danger of being scrapped. Not everything can be preserved.
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Photo ID: 416134

The Manufactures Junction Railway SW1's #23 & 33 are seen pulled out of the roundhouse after being stored for five years. This foggy and gloomy morning would be their last as the scrapper went to ... (more)

Railroad: Manufacturer's Junction
Locomotive: EMD SW1
Location: Cicero, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: MJRY 23
Train ID: N/A
Photo Date: November 21, 2012


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By: Kevin The Krazy 1

Added: Nov 26, 2012

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Photo ID: 416128

Built in Oct 1946, the former EMD SW1 demo unit #700 (which became MJRY #33), waits its fate with the scrapper after being stripped by vandals while sitting inside the roundhouse for years after o... (more)

Railroad: Manufacturer's Junction
Locomotive: EMD SW1
Location: Cicero, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: MJRY 33
Train ID: N/A
Photo Date: November 20, 2012


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By: Kevin The Krazy 1

Added: Nov 26, 2012

Views: 6,334
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Favorited: 11

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Photo ID: 414142

A look back at the six EMDs destroyed in a head-on crash north of Two Harbors on September 30, 2010 involving two ore trains on the former DM&IR. The crews had injuries but luckily survived. Five ... (more)

Railroad: Illinois Central Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40-3
Location: Lauren, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: IC 6257
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: October 03, 2010


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By: Dave Schauer

Added: Nov 07, 2012

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Photo ID: 414075

Amtrak's Train 4 Southwest Chief derailed on a curve at Lawrence, Kansas due to high speed on Oct. 2, 1979. SDP40F 504 was at AT&SF's Argentine, Kansas diesel shop awaiting disposition on Feb. 1... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD SDP40F
Location: Argentine, Kansas, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 504
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 16, 1980


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By: Steve Patterson

Added: Nov 06, 2012

Views: 13,260
Comments: 4

Favorited: 31

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Photo ID: 409373

Shoved into the seldom used furniture track, the morning sun shines on this old unit found surrounded by flowers. It was used in the film "Courage Under Fire" starring Denzel Washington. Unfortuna... (more)

Railroad: Gulf, Colorado, & San Saba
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Brady, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: GCSR 4308
Train ID: Storage
Photo Date: April 01, 2012


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By: JR Leal - RuckusRails

Added: Sep 16, 2012

Views: 6,338
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Favorited: 16

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Photo ID: 403789

Q steam parked at Galesburg

Railroad: Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-10-4
Location: Galesburg, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CBQ 6319
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: June 13, 1959


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Jul 18, 2012

Views: 8,040
Comments: 4

Favorited: 44

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Photo ID: 403730

Railroad: Larrys Truck & Electric (LTEX)
Locomotive: various
Location: McDonald, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 17, 2012


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By: Casey Thomason

Added: Jul 17, 2012

Views: 15,794
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Photo ID: 398953

When United States Steel ceased movement of crude ore by rail at their Minntac iron ore mine in northeastern Minnesota they sold off their large fleet of locomotives. This DM&IR train was the larg... (more)

Railroad: United States Steel (USX)
Locomotive: EMD MP15DC
Location: Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: USX 967
Train ID: Extra
Photo Date: August 17, 1998


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By: Dave Schauer

Added: May 27, 2012

Views: 7,849
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Favorited: 24

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Photo ID: 398559

On a gray afternoon when we weren't even sure it was worth heading to the tracks, a buddy and I happened on this beast sitting behind the former Western Railway of Alabama shops. RSCo was rebuildi... (more)

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C630
Location: Montgomery, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: SP 7811
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 27, 1973


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By: David Harris

Added: May 22, 2012

Views: 10,371
Comments: 3

Favorited: 37

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Photo ID: 390638

Pacifics #210 and #212, former passenger power, sit idle in the dead line waiting for the executioner. During this era, the Virginian was on a diesel-buying binge and by 1957 all steam operations... (more)

Railroad: Virginian Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-2
Location: Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: VGN 210
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: August 07, 1956


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Feb 26, 2012

Views: 9,970
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Favorited: 38


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Photo ID: 388445

The Milwaukee Roads FP45's 5 and 1 repose east of the Cutoff along the mainline and Fowler lead near the same spot the original A-class 4-4-2's with the same numbers sat before their scrapping. Sa... (more)

Railroad: Milwaukee Road
Locomotive: EMD FP45
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: MILW 5
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1979


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Feb 01, 2012

Views: 5,510
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Favorited: 33
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Photo ID: 385018

In train on NLAS was this wrecked GP40, which was destined to nearby Alton, IL to be scrapped at Azcon. At the location of this picture, 863 had about 20 miles left to roll in its life, if you don... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP40
Location: Sauget, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: UP 863
Train ID: UP NLAS
Photo Date: March 27, 1992


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By: Pat Scott

Added: Dec 26, 2011

Views: 14,613
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Photo ID: 384913

A view from the coal dock at East Altoona reveals a passenger train, powered by a EP40,on the main line westward to the Altoona station. The dead steam in the foreground will probably never run a... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: EMD E7(A)
Location: East Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: n/a
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: September 16, 1955


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Dec 25, 2011

Views: 14,656
Comments: 6

Favorited: 78

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Photo ID: 383343

Here's a somber moment in time for fans of the Southern Pacific and the Utah Railway Company . . . 11 EMD SD45s and 4 EMD F45s are being scrapped at the Utah Railway yard in Martin. Between 1985-1... (more)

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD45
Location: Helper, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: SP 9146, 9148, 9150
Train ID: Scrapping
Photo Date: June 08, 1991


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By: James Belmont

Added: Dec 09, 2011

Views: 15,888
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Favorited: 48
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Photo ID: 379667

Nearing the end of the line, this old Conrail SD38 awaits its' fate, along with other compadres still on flanged wheels. Taken inside MEI's grounds with permission.

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD SD38
Location: Alorton, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CR 6932
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 28, 2011


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By: Marshall W. Beecher

Added: Nov 01, 2011

Views: 7,772
Comments: 4

Favorited: 30
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