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    Help with identification. Old sign/marking
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    Need help identifying locomotive

    I'm pretty sure that's A&G #3.
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    Bill Anderson

    I know I've seen him less and less here over the last couple of months. I was hoping it was just because he was busy with other things.
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    Many many pictures from germany, austria, slovenia and croatia

    Hertzlich wilkommen! Many of us enjoy the photos and videos, we just do not comment much.
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    Question from an 'outsider'

    For most people that just go about their business, and don't really take an interest to railroads, trains are just "there". Unless the railroad suffers a major catastrophe, goes bankrupt, or abandons a line, they pay no attention. Unless they are stuck at a level crossing, and have to wait for a...
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    Question from an 'outsider'

    VIA would be the entity that operated, and still operates passenger trains in Canada. VIa is a Crown corporation charged with operatng passenger trains there.
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    Question from an 'outsider'

    Sorry to disappoint, but Canadian Pacific passenger service ended in 1978.
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    What was the purpose of this chimney looking thing in this swinging bridge photo?

    Here’s a photo of one on the Dan river in virginia. The elevated manhole is on the lower left.
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    What was the purpose of this chimney looking thing in this swinging bridge photo?

    I was thinking more along the lines of municipal utility access. Many bridges are used to carry water, sewer, and power lines.
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    What was the purpose of this chimney looking thing in this swinging bridge photo?

    I’ve seen similar concrete cylinders next to bridges with manhole covers mounted on the top.
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    C&O 1309 Moves Under Its Own Power

    It is similar to a Big Boy, in that it is an articulated steam engine. The Big Boy is a 4-8-8-4 simple articulated, and the 1309 is a 2-6-6-2 compound Mallet locomotive. Simple means all the steam cylinders are fed live steam at the same time. Compound means it recycles the steam from the rear...
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    C&O 1309 Moves Under Its Own Power
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    Pere Marquette 1225 Tribute

    That was really good. I noticed you managed to edit the video to make it 12 minutes and 25 seconds long, as well.
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    Now that you've finished that quest, what's next?
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    New to the RR life. Need some help!

    Depending on the railroad, you could be working 12 on and 10 off, seven days a week, or be on the extra board, and only work a few days a week, whenever the railroad needs you. You will probably also need to be available when called, usually with an hour or so's notice. You can be almost certain...
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    Not your typical railroad story

    He does. His is one of the very few channels I subscribe to.
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    Unknown railroad objects

    Possibly the odd one is something from a hotel. Maybe “The Imperial” located in Massachusetts. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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