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This is a true grab-shot. While "chasing" the UP 5099 North - which may have been the only northbound freight of the day - I was looking for a new photo angle at McCredie Springs. Working my up the adjacent access road, the train appeared much sooner than I expected. This was shot...
This young lady decided it was very important for her to cross the tracks AFTER the crossing guard went down. Fortunately, she made it. I noticed several other people do the same thing during the hour and a half I was in Flagstaff. The train was BNSF 8026, see my other photo of it at...
A strange situation at Vickers, Ohio Oct 28, 2007: This NS freight, powered by CN 2603 and 5334, is just about to hit the diamonds as CSX 8741 and 7383 wait in the clear southbound. But why is the northbound CSX signal showing red over yellow for the northbound train behind me when the crossing...
What ever it is, it's employed as some sort of guard for a crossing a few feet from the yards on the CP Outlook sub. It appears to be a semi-dismantled crossing fixture, and I am unaware if it controls the cars or the trains.
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