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  1. Ballast train

    Ballast train

    The rear end of a ballast train at Humberto Antunes siding near the tunnel 12. March 3rd, 2022
  2. Ballast train at the summit

    Ballast train at the summit

    MRS U23C 3277 and 3290 with a ballast train battle against the steep grade of Serra do Mar at Humberto Antunes siding approaching the summit at tunnel 12. March 3rd, 2022
  3. Ballast train in Humberto Antunes

    Ballast train in Humberto Antunes

    MRS U23C 3277 and 3290 with a ballast train battle against the steep grade of Serra do Mar at Humberto Antunes siding approaching the summit at tunnel 12. March 3rd, 2022
  4. Y

    Switching Moves

    Luopoling is one of the railfan favorites in Beijing, China because of a bridge it features. But the other attraction here is a DF7B that services the shortline here. I don't have too much intel about it but I did discern that this small yard is used exclusively to store shoving platforms for...
  5. UP 8159 SD9043MAC

    UP 8159 SD9043MAC

    Didn\'t think much of this scene at the time, still upset about missing out on the last days of patched Tunnel motors in mainline service a couple years earlier. Now the engines themselves are in storage and area railfans report the tower has been torn down. On the other hand the FrontRunner...
  6. Last days of GMD's

    Last days of GMD's

    The SD40-2 era ended soon afterwards on CP (up to four units online in 2017 not counting re-builds from over 1,000 in the early 90s). The GP38-2s are still around, but with the influx of re-build GP9s pure sets are hard to find in Sutherland. The container terminal seen in the background closed...
  7. Ogden Roadswitcher

    Ogden Roadswitcher

  8. Vanishing Canadiana

    Vanishing Canadiana

    Both engines retired and presumably scrapped in 2007 & 2009 respectively. Same goes for the light aluminium CWB hoppers designed for light branch lines - nearly all of them ripped up now.
  9. Ogden Roadswitcher

    Ogden Roadswitcher

  10. CN 560 25-11-08

    CN 560 25-11-08

  11. CP Sutherland 14-4-10

    CP Sutherland 14-4-10

  12. CN 560 30-10-16

    CN 560 30-10-16

  13. Across the diamond

    Across the diamond

  14. CP 9598 AC4400CW

    CP 9598 AC4400CW

  15. UP 8121 SD90MAC

    UP 8121 SD90MAC

  16. RDG 103 NW2

    RDG 103 NW2

  17. UP 8123 SD90MAC

    UP 8123 SD90MAC

  18. CP 580 10-12-16

    CP 580 10-12-16

  19. Northwest Grain 7-3-11

    Northwest Grain 7-3-11

    Just west of Wisram Washington, Mount Hood appears on the horizon. A perfect reminder of why railfanning in the northwest is so amazing.
  20. Derailed UP Car 75179

    Derailed UP Car 75179

    I stopped to take this photo of a derailed car out in the middle of nowhere. A Kansas state trooper stopped to see if I was having trouble, and told me it had derailed some years ago and just simply left where is, as is.




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