Railroadforums.com is a free online Railroad Discussion Forum and Railroad Photo Gallery for railroaders, railfans, model railroaders and anyone else who is interested in railroads. We cover a wide variety of topics, including freight trains, passenger and commuter railroads, rail news and information, tourist railroads, railway museums and railroad history.

  1. Flag UP

    Flag UP

    A Union Pacific manifest departs West Colton (CA) yard for points east on a breezy October 12, 2011.
  2. UP Variety

    UP Variety

  3. Aging gracefully?

    Aging gracefully?

    CP 5604, is one of the oldest SD40-2's on the CP roster. Had it not been for the current power shortage, she would have long been retired and sold to NREX. The many primer spots on the dual flags paintjob confirm its sad status.
  4. Showing the Flag

    Showing the Flag

    UP 8584 SD70ACe turning southbound at the Tower 55 interchange in Fort Worth, TX. The unusually wet summer has kept the flowers in bloom, not a typical sight in the Texas August heat. August 18, 2007.
  5. Spotlight on the flag

    Spotlight on the flag

    Flag unit UP 6043 breaks into a patch of daylight in downtown Kansas City MO.
  6. Waiting


    A blue flag is stored on a fence awaiting it's next use. Lubbock, TX 11-05-2005
  7. Grand Old Flag

    Grand Old Flag

    A westbound CSX freight traverses the street running in LaGrange, Ky.
  8. Shunting


  9. Ahhhh . . . That New Locomotive Smell

    Ahhhh . . . That New Locomotive Smell

    A brand new UP SD70M sits in the morning sun, showing off her clean paint.
  10. Cp SD40-2

    Cp SD40-2

    Dual flag unit sitting in redvers saskatchewan
  11. Flag Coal #75

    Flag Coal #75

    Flag Coal # 75 pulls a caboose full of railfans on the ground of the Steam Railroading Institute in Owosso, MI.
  12. UP's Building America

    UP's Building America

    UP Shows off it's new scheme on the side of a General Electric Evoloution unit
  13. UP 4898

    UP 4898

    UP 4898 waits at four Acres, FL just north of Baldwin Yard, Baldwin, FL 02/15/04.
  14. Fresh Flag  and Snow

    Fresh Flag and Snow

    A clean Flag unit leads a UP eastbound through Echo Canyon, Utah.

RailroadForums.com 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 amazon.com

RailroadBookstore.com - 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.

ModelRailroadBookstore.com - 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.

Affiliate Disclosure: We may receive a commision from some of the links and ads shown on this website (Learn More Here)