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  1. Thunder Rail

    Thunder Rail

    Hard to believe I drove 200km to see this piece of junk. Im being sarcastic/common-sense of-course as I love it! This has to be one of the strangest units in Saskatchewan: M420R(W) ex-Maine Coast originally P&W via NREX, always #2004. The story I hear with these units is that MLW sold them...
  2. B_M_geepsCR


    Boston and Maine GP-9s bring an eastbound freight into the East Deerfield, Massachusetts yard sometime in the early 1980s. I don't remember exactly when I took the photo but it was while I was in college.
  3. Maine Narrow Gauge - Portland

    Maine Narrow Gauge - Portland

    2 foot gauge steam locomotive #4 operates the Portland waterfront. The Maine Narrow Gauge railroad runs this operation, and has 2 other 2 foot gauge steamers in restoration right now.
  4. Momence Wreck

    Momence Wreck

    The remnants of the T-boned Maine Central 375(Guilford Rail) just north of the diamond in Momence. The engine, or prime mover, is nearby in the dirt. More details on the wreck in the forums:
  5. Waiting for Summer

    Waiting for Summer

    Maine Estern FL9's 489/488 spend a quiet Nomber day in the upper yard in Rockland,ME. 27NOV05
  6. Storm at Main

    Storm at Main

    30 July 2005 and the monsoon is in full swing in Northern Arizona. Photo by Jeremy Donaldson
  7. Sunny Day

    Sunny Day

  8. Starting the Workday

    Starting the Workday

    Morristown and Erie C-424 4228 (xCP) waits on the turntable in Rockland prior to beginning its day on the Maine Eastern cement shuttle. 27NOV04
  9. Highball Maine

    Highball Maine

    BNSF 8720 into the sun at maine, AZ., 10/24/04
  10. Hometown Boy

    Hometown Boy

    Good morning America how are you? Don't you know me I'm your native son, I'm the train they call The City of Rockland, I'll be gone two hundred miles when the day is done.
  11. Moon over MEC

    Moon over MEC

    The moon rising over MEC (Guilford) GP40 #352 in Plainville, CT.
  12. passenger_car


    This is the side of one of the Great Plains Passenger Train cars. The names on the 3 cars are AFTON LEIGH, FALLYNE MARIE AND KALEIGH ANN - It would be interesting to know where they ended up. 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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