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  1. San Clemente Pier, CA

    San Clemente Pier, CA

  2. Beachside railcar

    Beachside railcar

    This was found on a lying on a beach on Whidbey Island, WA. The wooden frame lying at an angle seems to have four flanged wheels, as well as a small winch at one end. Several rails can also be seen lying around. I have no idea what exactly this was.
  3. Last minute checks..

    Last minute checks..

    Here is the crew doing their last minutes checks as the steamer is releasing steam in the usual spots near and in the cab. This was my 1st time actually chasing a steam train without the huge railfan crowds around.. What a noticable change.
  4. Waitin' her turn to shine..

    Waitin' her turn to shine..

    #18 is sitting just idling underneath an overpass in downtown Hood River while waiting for all the passengers to board before a 10am departure on a crisp and cool saturday morning..
  5. Steam Bridge..

    Steam Bridge..

    #18 is giving this bridge on the Mt. Hood Railroad a good dose of thick black oily smoke as it pushes the passenger train up towards its final destination of Odell, Ore.
  6. #18 across the Hood River 8-4-2007

    #18 across the Hood River 8-4-2007

    With two of my friends, we ended up chasing Fleming Locomotive Works #18 as it crosses the river on the Mt. Hood Railroad towards the station sign "Switchback". The steamer sounded awesome!!
  7. Virginia Beach Virginia

    Virginia Beach Virginia

    ESHR 2014 Now of the Baycoast RR, crossing Baker road in Virginia beach.
  8. AMTK 14 at Grover Beach

    AMTK 14 at Grover Beach

    Amtrak's Northbound Coast Starlight, number 14, is seen rounding the curve north of Grover Beach, CA. Three locomotives lead, all facing north for this trip.
  9. Sounder at Sunset

    Sounder at Sunset

    The Everett Sounder cruises along Puget Sound as the sun sets.
  10. Running From The Train

    Running From The Train

    Fells like your just ahead of a The Train as both of you are Flying down the tracks. Actually the engine was sitting perfectly still.
  11. Florida East Coast Railway

    Florida East Coast Railway

    FEC Southbound Intermodal Train 125 rumbles through Pompano Beach, Fl.
  12. BNSF'S Dickenson Sub

    BNSF'S Dickenson Sub

    BNSF Westbound Coal Train E- BENABM rumbles through Beach, North Dakota with a BN SD60M leading an EMDX ( Oakway Leasing ) SD60
  13. BNSF'S Dickenson Sub

    BNSF'S Dickenson Sub

    BNSF Eastbound Freight Train M- LAUMAN rumbles through Beach, North Dakota with a FURX ( Former BN Cascade Green ) SD40-2 leading a H-1 SD40-2 & a BNSF ( Former BN Cascade Green ) SD40-2.
  14. Two modes of Transportation

    Two modes of Transportation

    MTA light rail passes in a blur.
  15. ATSF 613 from the Cab

    ATSF 613 from the Cab

    ATSF 613 leads the ZCHCSSE Westbound at Richmond Beach, WA on 2-27-97.
  16. UP 760 - Mead Yard, Long Beach, CA

    UP 760 - Mead Yard, Long Beach, CA

    UP # 760 sitting at the UP Mead yard on a cold wet Sunday. Power from Mead yard moves autoracks and also provides power for the local that runs to Paramount which used to be handled by the Anaheim yard.
  17. Eastbounder at Picnic Point

    Eastbounder at Picnic Point

    An Eastbound BNSF Stack train passing Picnic Point Beach on 11-03-03.
  18. Huntington Beach Local

    Huntington Beach Local

    The Huntington Beach Local rolls slowly through its namesake city near the end of the branch. 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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