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  1. Abandoned Bridge

    Abandoned Bridge

    This was on a spur to a sawmill in Oakridge, OR. It was abandoned in place when the mill closed years ago.
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    Thought I would share this map I've been working on for a few years now!

    Hello everyone! In 2016, I decided to take the California Zephyr from Emeryville to Reno. Since I was getting into trains at the time, I thought it would be fun to mark out every railroad crossing along the way, plus the bridges and tunnels. Now, 4 years (5 years?) later, I'm still working on...
  3. CN 499 Christmas Day 2014

    CN 499 Christmas Day 2014

    Nothing fancy here, just an ex-GO GP40-2LW leading a work train on Christmas Day.
  4. Southbound Grain

    Southbound Grain

    Crossing the Columbia River between Wishram, WA and Celilo Village, OR.
  5. cultrevolutioner

    locomotive dealing with a damaged bridge

    this video is from Uruguay, a locomotive is crossing a damaged bridge that is supported with a tower of sleepers only
  6. Westbound Illuminating the Benicia Bridge

    Westbound Illuminating the Benicia Bridge

    Highlighted by a westbound UP Z-Train making it's way to Oakland. This train must've been close to 2 miles long as it took nearly 5 minutes to pass! This is the daily ZNPOA. Camera Settings: 70mm (crop sensor) f/4.5 ISO 100 30 sec exposure Remote shutter release
  7. CN 404 13-6-10

    CN 404 13-6-10

  8. CN 3025 ES44AC

    CN 3025 ES44AC

  9. CN 560 30-10-16

    CN 560 30-10-16

  10. ANRG 101 ex-IC GP11

    ANRG 101 ex-IC GP11

  11. RDG 9162 RDC-1

    RDG 9162 RDC-1

  12. CN 119 5-12-15

    CN 119 5-12-15

  13. Rock Island Bridge

    Rock Island Bridge

    BNSF 7820 leads its stack train over the Rock Island bridge on the Columbia river.
  14. High Bridge

    High Bridge

    A southbound manifest crossing the high bridge at Willow Springs near Madras, OR.
  15. Metallic Tunnel

    Metallic Tunnel

    IORY 5012 crosses the Indian Creek bridge On the former NYC mainline between Cincinnati and Indianapolis.
  16. Highlands


    Eastbound oil train passes under Oak Street in Hinsdale. The days are numbered for the old bridge as plans are in the works to replace it.
  17. NJT Bridge

    NJT Bridge

    On this sunday an NJT makes her way towards NY.
  18. Rock Island Trestle

    Rock Island Trestle

    This fine example of a lift trestle is now a walking bridge over the Arkansas River. This is the former Rock Island Line's trestle that crossed the river to access the depot just out of the picture to the right.
  19. BNSF Bridge # 37

    BNSF Bridge # 37

    Swing bridge # 37 spans the Snohomish River in Everett Wa. just north of Delta Jct.. This is BNSFs main line north to Canada, at Delta Jct.the tracks wye west to Bayside yard and east to Delta yard.After getting the OK from the Bridge Tender to use the bridge he hoops there orders and BN#2269...
  20. The Coast Starlight at Gaviota

    The Coast Starlight at Gaviota

    Northbound train #14 crosses the big trestle at Gaviota state beach, a spot made famous over the years by many photos of SP Daylight trains at this location. 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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