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  1. Train to Nowhere

    Train to Nowhere

    CPR 4-6-4 Royal Hudson #2860 on a steam up event on September 29, 2007. After have a pass by meet with the Whistler Mountaineer, 2860 heads back to the museum at the end of the day. What was thought at first to be bad luck that it leased steam leaving me in a cloud of smoke turned out to be what...
  2. Ghost Lights

    Ghost Lights

    After losing my Scanner, CN 199 came through with a nice mixed consist. After that, I went back to the house before the ghosts came out! This could be CN 111 or 115. But he runs with the 2406, who I spotted on 346 days before, so this probably came from Chicago.
  3. KCS Ghost heading south w/ BNSF

    KCS Ghost heading south w/ BNSF

    2 warbonnets and the KCS ghost were tied down. The grain train was heading south.
  4. KCS'S Vicksburg Sub

    KCS'S Vicksburg Sub

    KCS GP38-3 2027 still in the white ghost scheme is sitting at Monroe, La. awaiting its next assignment. 11/2006
  5. "Ghost" train

    "Ghost" train

    Taken along the former East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad (3 foot) grade through the Doe River gorge near Hampton, Tennessee. This was a very popular photo spot during their excursions in the 1930s. After taking this photo, I found a photo taken from the exact same location...
  6. UTLX 205279 - Tank Car - M.J. Scanlon

    UTLX 205279 - Tank Car - M.J. Scanlon

    A southbound CN freight passes a northbounder at Garden Lane in midtown Memphis. A ghostly image of a UTLX tank car was captured with a flash. 25NOV05
  7. Streaking "City of New Orleans" - M.J. Scanlon

    Streaking "City of New Orleans" - M.J. Scanlon

    The northbound CNO, Train 58, streaks into Memphis Central Station on a balmy Friday night. Lead engine is AMTK 96.
  8. NS'S Norris Yard Service Center

    NS'S Norris Yard Service Center

    TFM Super 7-30C 2353, KCS ( White Ghost ) SD40-3 650, & a KCS SD60 are sitting at NS'S Norris Yard Service Center at Irondale, Al. awaiting their next assignment
  9. Seeing Ghosts

    Seeing Ghosts

    A new EMD unit, still in primer, leads a westbound slab train through Valley Forge Park.
  10. Ghost train

    Ghost train

    Something differant. CSX limestone train pushing it's load up to the unloading dock. 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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