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  1. SP 4449 at Mocassin Creek

    SP 4449 at Mocassin Creek

    Southern Pacific 4449 crosses the creek at Mocassin, California in June of 1999. The Daylight 4-8-4 is heading home to Portland via the BNSF Gateway Sub.
  2. GWWR 4399 - Shreveport LA

    GWWR 4399 - Shreveport LA

  3. On the Highline

    On the Highline

    A BNSF manifest is northbound on the Gateway Subdivision at MP 103 near the former Dixie siding. This trackage was originally built by Western Pacific.
  4. Item Last

    Item Last

    The final regular southbound RoadRailer on BNSF's Gateway Subdivision rolls through Little Valley, CA on August 7, 2004.
  5. New Mexico Gateway

    New Mexico Gateway

    New Mexico Gateway Railroad leased to J.G. Scott & Sons in Jal, NM
  6. GWWR


    Gateway Western 3am 1994 Mexcico Mo. The jail was right there and a immate though the bar window says " hay man watcha doing?
  7. Switching at Trigg Street

    Switching at Trigg Street

    GWWR 2040, having just picked up a hopper car less than a mile away, heads back into the KCS Trigg Street Yard, while crossing over U.S. Highway 67.
  8. Working the Yard

    Working the Yard

    KCS 4752 & Gateway Eastern #2000 (What a Find!) are working the South end of the yard at Artesia, MS Saturday, February 28, 2004 Canon 300D/28-135 IS Zoom ISO 100 TV Mode
  9. The Victor and the Vanquished

    The Victor and the Vanquished

    In December 1997, a BNSF BARPAS is northbound at Stronghold, California. At the time, the signals protecting the diamond with UP's Modoc Line were the last active semaphores on a Class I mainline in California. Replacements for the blades were installed and waiting to be cut in.
  10. My son's namesake

    My son's namesake

    This is a northbound BNSF train at Kirk, Oregon on the ex-SP Cascade Subdivision, August 25, 2001. I liked this spot so well that we named our son Kirk. 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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