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  1. RRShutterbug

    HELP NEEDED! South American Rail Tour from 1996 Info

    Hello, I have been away from the forum for a few years and its good to be back! I recently purchased a slide collection from the estate of a fellow who made several trips to Central & South America in the late 90's and early 2000's. Some of the slide boxes have info sheets that tell where the...
  2. RRShutterbug

    Who is the WWR?

    While driving through Chehalis, Washington the other day, I stumbled upon this switcher near the old Milwaukee-BN interchange. The reporting marks are WWR #23. Any idea 1) who is the WWR? 2)What is the history of this engine? and 3)Who does the WWR service? Thanks in advance!
  3. RRShutterbug

    Casting for a Railroad Superfan TV show

    Bet it's "American Foamers"
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    Its official...Weyerhaeuser line is gone

    Sad indeed.... sad indeed. :(
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    The best website for railfans

    This is it. You're here.
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    Night Railroad Photography

    1 - Portland Union Station at Night. 2 - Night Crossing north of Pueblo, Colorado.
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    Hello from Salem,Oregon

    Welcome from the Portland area.
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    I believe Joel Ashcroft's website has more info on the wreck.
  9. Eastbound at Eavan

    Eastbound at Eavan

    BNSF 736, still in former Santa Fe paint, leads an eastbound stack train out of Vancouver, Washington along the former SP&S Fallbridge Subdivision. Trailing locomotives in the consist are BNSF 980, CN 2581 and CN 2546.
  10. RRShutterbug

    A fan of the CN SD70M-2

    From a photographer's standpoint - give me a SD70ACe or SD70M-2 any day of the year. But from an engineer's standpoint - I'll take a ES44AC over the ACe every time. The SD70's are very rough riding and noisy inside - especially at very low speed. The ES44's have a great smoother ride and are...
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    Nicknames for Railroads

    Southern Pacific (SP) - The Friendly, Sorry Pacific, Sloppy Pacific, Sufferin' Pathetic Union Pacific (UP) - Unpredictable Performance, Uncle Pete, Unlimited Parking, We Will Deliver...Someday Burlington Northern (BN) - Blundering Northern, Big Nothing BNSF - Bigger Now Still F***d, Buy...
  12. Northbound at Eden

    Northbound at Eden

    A Norfolk Southern engine leads a northbound BNSF freight out of Pueblo, Colorado on the former ATSF-DRGW Joint Line.
  13. Southbound Coal

    Southbound Coal

    2 BNSF SD70MAC's lead a southbound coal train through Pinon, Colorado on the former ATSF-DRGW Joint Line north of Pueblo.
  14. RRShutterbug

    Looking back to September 2003

    Heck if I was to get a time machine I'd go back to the early 70's or late 60's. You want to talk about colorful.....
  15. RRShutterbug

    Comment by 'RRShutterbug' in media 'PUEBLO CO YARD'

    It looks to be a southbound.
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    Comment by 'RRShutterbug' in media 'Pueblo Nights'

    The effect was done by using a long shutter speed then popping a flash as the train went by to "freeze" the reflectors on the side of the train.
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    Comment by 'RRShutterbug' in media 'Morning At North Dalles'

    Yes, taken from on the bridge. The trucks rumbling by made me a little nervous, but the shot was worth it.
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    Comment by 'RRShutterbug' in media 'Morning At North Dalles'

    Actually - it's a polarizer that gave a nice blue sky. Hardly any editing done.
  19. Union Station At Night

    Union Station At Night

    Portland Union Station is over 100 years old and is a landmark in Portland.
  20. Train and Baggage Cart

    Train and Baggage Cart

    Nighttime at Portland Union Station. One of the Amtrak Cascades trains lays over as a baggage cart crosses to meet another train as it arrives. Portland Union Station is over 100 years old and is a landmark in Portland. 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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