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  1. Nighttime Crossing Gates

    Nighttime Crossing Gates

    Not the happiest with it but its the crossing gates going down amidst almost total darkness.
  2. Guarding the Crossing

    Guarding the Crossing

    Autoracks on NS train 238 breeze past the crossing signals in St. Matthews, SC on a late August morning.
  3. "East Bound Soo"

    "East Bound Soo"

    East Bound Soo #6017 Glides Over the Crossing as the Boss Gives us a Look, Indian Head, Saskatchewan, Cdn. June 2003 Photo.
  4. Rainy Night, but NOT in Georgia

    Rainy Night, but NOT in Georgia

    A mid-December rain melts away some snow in the town of Owego, New York as a westward freight crosses Main Street.
  5. Twas the Night Before Christmas...

    Twas the Night Before Christmas...

    Okay, not really, but it is a cold December 2002 evening in Bainbridge, New York, where a CP train is heading southward through town on the rails of the former D&H Railway.
  6. Desert Crossing

    Desert Crossing

    This is probably my most favorite non-traditional rail photograph. Captured in Helendale, California on the BNSF line between Victorville and Barstow. There is so much to photograph after the power passes, take advantage of every opportunity. This was a UP manifest train heading east... 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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