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Abandoned
Trains forgotten and abandoned throughout time
Photo Album By: MaryAnn Pickering
 
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Photo ID: 255582

Dozens of narrow gauge hopper cars sit and rust after being seemingly abandoned for nearly half a century. Note the trees growing through the cars! The Earth reclaims. I've always wanted to get... (more)

Railroad: East Broad Top
Locomotive: Hopper Cars
Location: Mount Union, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 12, 2008


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By: Mitch Goldman

Added: Oct 16, 2008

Views: 18,414
Comments: 15

Favorited: 84
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Photo ID: 241207

At the engine depot at Kumasi, the second largest city in Ghana (pop. 1.5m) and birthplace of Kofi Annan. There are no trains reaching here these days because the track to Accra and Takoradi is u... (more)

Railroad: Ghana Railways
Locomotive: Turntable
Location: Kumasi, Ghana
Locomotive #: n/a
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 29, 2008


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By: Graham Williams

Added: Jul 01, 2008

Views: 13,168
Comments: 6

Favorited: 6
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Photo ID: 238261

Tennessee Pass through Belden, which was a processing plant for zinc mined in this area. Pretty much a ghost town these days, and kind of eerie when you first come up on it. Both the mining oper... (more)

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: None
Location: Belden, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 01, 2008


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By: Caroline J.

Added: Jun 05, 2008

Views: 11,194
Comments: 14

Favorited: 31
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Photo ID: 184950

This dmu unit crossing the passage of Portes(doors), on the left the abandoned now old way.

Railroad: Hellenic railways
Locomotive: Decauville
Location: Diakofto, 75mm rack railway, north Peloponessos, Greece
Locomotive #: 3505
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 14, 2007


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By: Billchor

Added: Apr 22, 2007

Views: 11,964
Comments: 2

Favorited: 6
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Photo ID: 178306

An abandoned spur off the main once crossed the Toe River (perhaps to reach a mine?) near Kona. Now the second span of this through truss bridge has collapsed into the river.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: none
Location: Kona, North Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 05, 2007


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By: Nick McLean

Added: Mar 07, 2007

Views: 12,037
Comments: 12

Favorited: 2

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Photo ID: 177118

What attracted gricers from around the world to this obscure line was this viaduct, which had an almost surreal quality about it, especially in the hazy lighting that is typical of this area due t... (more)

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: Steam 0-8-0
Location: Weiyuan, China
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 2007


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By: John West

Added: Feb 26, 2007

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Views: 63,300
Comments: 15

Favorited: 119
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Photo ID: 120330

Hurricane Katrina severed the CSX main line in several places. Here the bridge over Bay Saint Louis was washed out leaving only the supports. Sections of the trestle can be seen in the water. N... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: Track
Location: Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 26, 2005


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By: Christopher Rigol

Added: Sep 27, 2005

Views: 16,515
Comments: 8

Favorited: 16
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Photo ID: 93707

The long abandoned tracks of the 1907 Bow Tunnel are a reminder of the history of the PRR's Conemaugh Division. The tunnel was closed in 1950 and the line relocated to the steel bridge erected abo... (more)

Railroad: N/A
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Tunnelton, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 06, 2005


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By: Dave Kerr

Added: Feb 07, 2005

Views: 41,694
Comments: 11

Favorited: 77
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Photo ID: 76503

Abandoned equipment in AK. Looks like a landside has trapped the equipment and caused it to derail many years ago.

Railroad: White Pass
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Skagway, Alaska, USA
Locomotive #: WPY 70
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1974


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By: Ken Caine

Added: Sep 03, 2004

Views: 9,951
Comments: 4

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Photo ID: 5805

Interior view of the Great Northern's original Cascade tunnel. This tunnel was abandoned in 1929 when the 7.8 mile tunnel was completed. View is looking to the east from approx. 250 feet inside.

Railroad: Great Northern
Locomotive: none
Location: Wellington, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: unk
Train ID: unk
Photo Date: September 03, 2001


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By: Larry Lee

Added: Feb 18, 2003

Views: 14,074
Comments: 4

Favorited: 23


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