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  1. QHKRV on the long fill at Memaloose

    QHKRV on the long fill at Memaloose

  2. CP Rail #8858 A Cold Winters Day

    CP Rail #8858 A Cold Winters Day

    CP Rail #8858 is Heading West through Indian Head,Saskatchewan on a Very Cold Winters Day.
  3. Heavy Snow Storm

    Heavy Snow Storm

    Heavy Snow began Falling Last Nite and Is still Falling To-Day ( Dec. 23rd ) Strong Winds & Drifting Snow...CP Rail #8712 Heads West Into the Heart of the Blizzard. The Temps are Dropping Rapidly. Travel Not Advised. 6 to 9 Inches of Snow is Expected. Have a Merry Christmas
  4. Steve's down-under train shots

    Steve's down-under train shots

    Tripple 90 class GT46CWM thumpers attempt to depart Kerrabee crossing loop in the Hunter Valley region of NSW with a coalie from Ulan mine. I had waited for a good hour while the crew made numerous attempts to resolve the middle unit shut downs faults. Now Pacific National, there are 35 units of...
  5. Maromba car

    Maromba car

    A close on the couplers of a MRSL "maromba" car. This car is used to switch on dual gauge yards. Note it has one coupler to broad gauge and other to meter gauge. The car is broad gauge and is connected to a MRSL SD38M. But the narrow gauge coupler is put at side and it is used on...
  6. Tupy FRS-621513-1

    Tupy FRS-621513-1

    Tupy cment car FRS-621513-1 at Joaquim Murtinho yard
  7. Triplo valve

    Triplo valve

    A close on an air brake triplo valve of a FCA tank car.
  8. EFVM FRB-288833-5

    EFVM FRB-288833-5

    The old EFVM FRB-288833-5 is a Pullman car made in 1946 and still in service and in very good shape. Here we see some of olf EFVM cars at Wilson Lobato yard.
  9. EFVM FNB-289901-9

    EFVM FNB-289901-9

    The old EFVM FNB-289901-9 is a Pullman car made in 1946 and still in service and in very good shape.
  10. Sierra Railroad foothills

    Sierra Railroad foothills

    The Sierra Railroad's freight train gently rolls downhill at Warnerville, California in March of 2000. The Sierra Railroad is threatened with the close of its two main sources of revenue, the sawmill at Sonora and the chip mill at Chinese. Nevertheless it was fun the couple of times I caught a...
  11. EFVM FRB-288834-3

    EFVM FRB-288834-3

    EFVM box car FRB-288834-3 at Wilson Lobato yard. This is a Pullman car built in USA in 1946.
  12. FCA HFE-253185-2

    FCA HFE-253185-2

    FCA covered hopper HFE-253185-2 at Wilson Lobato yard.
  13. Action at Castle Crags

    Action at Castle Crags

    A southbound manifest scoots downgrade at Castle Crags, California in February of 2003. This was an unusual dry year for the Mount Shasta region as there was just only a little snow at the top.
  14. Mount Shasta from Upton

    Mount Shasta from Upton

    An eastbound freight grinds uphill at Upton, California with Mount Shasta in the background during February of 2003. Normally this location would be covered in snow, but it was a mild winter that year.
  15. Cotton Belt at San Ardo

    Cotton Belt at San Ardo

    Cotton Belt 9666 leads the Union Pacific "Santa Margarita Turn" near San Ardo, California in February of 2002. Rain clouds are not far off in the distance on this day.
  16. Passing Through

    Passing Through

    CEFX #1058 Passes through the Railyards at Indian head, Saskatchewan
  17. Rise Up

    Rise Up

    CP 9668 takes grain cars over the populated yard tracks at Moose Jaw's west end.
  18. NKP 765 Photo Freighjt

    NKP 765 Photo Freighjt

    NKP 765 pulling a freight photo excursion between North Judson, In and English Lake, IN.
  19. Strongfield Deadline

    Strongfield Deadline

    The CP has several old and unusual cars out for storage on the northern tip of the Outlook Subdivision.
  20. FCA FRD class hoppers

    FCA FRD class hoppers

    Ten FCA HFD class hoppers with new livery at Wilson Lobato yard. 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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