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  1. Surveying His Train

    Surveying His Train

    Doc Schoen, President of the Austin Steam Train Association, takes a moment to pause in the vestibule and check his train. The train is making a run to Bertram and back on July 4th, 2009. The power is an RSD-15.
  2. Leaving Fairlight, Southland

    Leaving Fairlight, Southland

  3. Nearing Kingston (Otago)

    Nearing Kingston (Otago)

    Taken 2 Oct 2008, Nearing Kingston (Otago) New Zealand (South Island)...'The Kingston Flyer'
  4. Round the 'Angle

    Round the 'Angle

  5. Across The Plain

    Across The Plain

  6. Servicing Time

    Servicing Time

  7. Heritage


  8. Pause at Fairlight

    Pause at Fairlight

  9. Smokin Alco!

    Smokin Alco!

    Austin and Texas Central's "Hill Country Flyer" tourist train works uphill to "Summit" before beginning to coast downgrade into Burnet, Texas in June of 2006. ATCX 442 is the last known operable ALCo RSD-15 in the United States. Their T&NO 2-8-2 is down undergoing...
  10. Amtrak Across the Trinity

    Amtrak Across the Trinity

    approaches the Trinity River bridge south of the historic Stockyards at Fort Worth, Texas.
  11. Across the River

    Across the River

    Southbound Heartland Flyer crosses the Trinity River south of the Stockyards at Fort Worth, Texas.
  12. Heartland Flyer In Norman

    Heartland Flyer In Norman

    The Amtrak Heartland Flyer awaiting to depart the Santa Fe Train Depot In Norman, Oklahoma
  13. Across the Wide Red River

    Across the Wide Red River

    The southbound Heartland Flyer crosses the Red River into Texas from Oklahoma en route to Fort Worth. Next stop, Gainesville, Texas. Digital image. 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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