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  1. ProRailProductions2019

    Norfolk Southern Chicago Line Tour Vol. 2 (Toledo-Edgerton,OH) Featuring NS 1065

    In Volume Two we follow the Chicago Line from Toledo-Edgerton. We stop by Swanton, Wauseon and many other great train watching locations. Get ready for non stop action along The Norfolk Southern Chicago Line! Footage from Wauseon is exclusively from @Boatwatching 14 on YouTube and contributor...
  2. South Manifest

    South Manifest

    Approaching Moody, OR on the Oregon Trunk.
  3. South Manifest

    South Manifest

    Approaching Moody, OR on the Oregon Trunk.
  4. South Manifest

    South Manifest

    Approaching Moody, OR on the Oregon Trunk.
  5. BNSF 7722 West

    BNSF 7722 West

    Westbound manifest at Helendale, CA, around twenty miles west of Barstow on BNSF's Cajon Sub. 11/20/11.
  6. Golden State Garbage

    Golden State Garbage

    A loaded garbage train heads north on the Shasta Route.
  7. CSX 7824

    CSX 7824

    CSX Dash 8-40CW in work train service on the BNSF at Verdemont, CA. 2/13/05
  8. BNSF 3931

    BNSF 3931

    ET44C4 3931 leads containers and trailers in Cajon Pass at Summit, CA. 10/18/16.
  9. BNSF 7415

    BNSF 7415

    Double stack westbound on BNSF's Cajon Sub between Helendale and the cement plant at Oro Grande, CA. 10/18/08
  10. Auto-Max


    BNSF auto train stopped in the yard in San Diego, CA. 9/2/12
  11. T

    BNSF/CSX power lead a loaded ethanol on NS's CNO&TP South District

    From 2019, normally I have notes when out trainspotting but cannot find notes for this particular train.
  12. C

    How did this pix happen?

    Hi All! Hope y'all are well Ok, so I stopped at Sandpoint station the other day and got some shots of her for modeling purpose. I could not get inside as it is only open at 0:dark:30. I figured that I would place my lens flat on the window and attempt to get shots of the inside. You can see...
  13. C

    Stuff along the Sub - Spokane

    Got these yesterday. Day before was raining with whitecaps on the lake which might have made a good pix, although ISP had multiple cars pulled over in the spot I could stop and get off US95. These are about 1/4 mile away looking kinda Northeast. Looks like the alignment is gonna be just...
  14. C

    ATCSMon on the Kootenai Sub

    Hi All! If you like watching trains - ya who doesn't? If you don't know about it; think about ATCSMon. I am doing Libby on my base antenna, and take a radio and laptop out with me when ima chasing trains. Allows me to move along trackside until I see some activity, then I can setup to watch...
  15. West Siberia

    West Siberia

    Photos from a day trip out on the BNSF Needles Subdivision and the Arizona and California Railroad ©2020, Ken Szok All rights reserved
  16. Southbound Grain

    Southbound Grain

    Crossing the Columbia River between Wishram, WA and Celilo Village, OR.
  17. ProRailProductions2019

    Santa Fe 3751: Across Home Rails (2012)

    With 3751 returning to steam in 2020, we could not have thought of a better way to celebrate! Patrick Baca takes us on a desert jounery west across the BNSF Needles Sub, along the home rails of 3751 from Cadiz, California to Cajon Pass! We hope you enjoy our first video of 3751! Video by...
  18. West Oil

    West Oil

    At Cooks, WA. Photographed from Viento State Park, OR
  19. BNSF Racetrack: Naperville,Illinois Part 2 of 2

    BNSF Racetrack: Naperville,Illinois Part 2 of 2

    In Part Two we feature Labor Day at Naperville Station for a whole day of non stop train action! Like us on Facebook:
  20. Westbound Oil

    Westbound Oil

    A snowstorm looms in the background as a westbound oil train passes through Sprague, WA. 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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