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  1. Gold Bar Turn

    Gold Bar Turn

    The Gold Bar Turn a local out of Everett Wa. stops by Edmonds Wa. to pick up a couple of cars what nice power a Santa Fe SD40-2 and a SD70 MAC.
  2. Slide fence

    Slide fence

    Up on the west side of the Cascade mountains above Skykomish near Tonga Ridge the tracks and slide fences in the snow ,just west pass this area is the portal for the Cascade Tunnel.BNSF 1/2013
  3. the  FREDS

    the FREDS

    Bad order FREDS, Havre Montana.1/12/2013
  4. Night  moves

    Night moves

    Station stop Spokane,the conductor with his two way radio protects the rear end of the train from the rear door window of the last coach car on the Amtrak # 8 Empire Builder. Outside the Yardmaster hoops orders to the arriving # 28 that has come up from Portland its engine will be uncoupled then...
  5. King TuT # 7

    King TuT # 7

    What a surprise on a foggy morning Amtrak # 7 the Empire Builder Chicago to Seattle comes in to Seattle this day with King Tut on point with a Geneis #42 nice # for a P-42 and a Cascades.After letting passengers off at King St. station on it comes thru the coach yard fresh out of the wash...
  6. J B tower West Chicago

    J B tower West Chicago

    A CN heading northbound on the old EJ&E tracks crossing the diamond of the UP Geneva Sub at J B tower in West Chicago ILL.
  7. (HOT)  Pig Iron

    (HOT) Pig Iron

    A hot bottle train pulls out of the spur line to the old (Inland Steel) plant now Arcelor Mittal pulled by a N/S Geep 38-2 high nose.This will warm you up on a winters day trackside.
  8. Got bridges

    Got bridges

    Chicago suburbs hot spot Blue Island ILL. Nine class one railroads ,use these bidges and Metra to cross the Cal Sag channel and there is a diamond in the middle. A variety of power and color lots of trains CN/CP/IAIS/ICE/NS/UP/IHB/CSX /BNSF and some short lines.There are also two towers here one...
  9. Amtrak Chicago

    Amtrak Chicago

    A nite shot of the Amtrak maintenance and yard faculties in Chicago.
  10. The L

    The L

    The L train in downtown Chicago at Lake and Wells Street.
  11. signals


    Crossing signals removed from service set in a MoW yard at Dekalb ILL.
  12. W&S wedge snowplow

    W&S wedge snowplow

    Wisconsin & Southerns wedge snowplow.
  13. Nelson ILL.

    Nelson ILL.

    The old C&NW coaling tower at Nelson ILL. this is now the U.P. Geneva Sub.
  14. Janesville Wisc.

    Janesville Wisc.

    U.P. south end yard in Janesville Wisc. 9/1/2012
  15. Sentinel


    A modern day diesel goes under a monument to steam the old CNW coaling tower at Dekalb the U.P. Geneva Sub.
  16. at the ready

    at the ready

    Three U.P. locomotives ready for duty # 8293 SD-90/43AC # 4713 SD70M # 8613 SD70 ACE.At the U.P.Seattle Argo yard.
  17. tractors at the diamond

    tractors at the diamond

    A load of John Deere tractors going to Chicago from Moline Ill.cross the U.P./BNSF diamond at Rochelle Ill.Photo taken at Rochelle Railroad park.
  18. the view

    the view

    A stack train rolls thru the apple and pear orchards along the Wenatchee river at Monitor Wa.
  19. Black River Wa.

    Black River Wa.

    BNSF # 2000 pulls a manifest S/B up out of South Seattle Wa.
  20. U.P./MRL/737s


    A unusual consist on the BNSF Scenic Sub. a single U.P. on point two MRL business cars#103 power car and #101 Business Parlor car ( Silver Cloud )followed by two Boeing 737s fuselages. Normally these J trains have BNSF engines and no private cars just fuselages. 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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