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  1. Darthmoose74

    Behind the scenes of the Omaha Zoo train #119

    A look behind the scenes of the Omaha Zoo Railroad!
  2. brad_in_omaha

    Couple Cold and Cloudy weekends

    Been cold an cloudy around here, but that's not always a bad thing. 12/17/2016 1. Love this scene at Abel on the Sioux City Sub. Something about the trees and grass mixed with the snow really do it for me. 2. Just north of Abel, also on the Sioux City Sub 3. West of Ashland on...
  3. brad_in_omaha

    Past Couple Weekends

    Its been way too long since I have posted any photos, but I actually made it out to the tracks with my camera 3 times since Thanksgiving! First off Black Friday: 1. BNSF Bayard Train in the foreground, IAIS CBBI in the background. BNSF has just returned and waiting a crew to take it back to...
  4. brad_in_omaha

    SD40-2 Locomotives and Cabooses in 2016

    SD40-2 Locomotives and Cabooses in 2016 It's great that we an still photograph SD40-2 Locomotives (or SD40N now)and Cabooses in 2016! The SD40-2s are sharp looking too, nice paint and not tagged! 1. 2/20/2016, I caught the 1988 in Downtown Omaha 20160220SC8A2941 by Brad Williams, on...
  5. njurgensen

    Lincoln, NE area shots

    This will be a thread where I dump any and all pictures RR associated that I take in and around Lincoln. I attend the University of Nebraska and my parking lot is right next to the busy Creston Sub northeast of Hobson Yard...
  6. NE Central Tracks

    NE Central Tracks

    Nebr. Central tracks north of Oconee, Nebr.
  7. 4:36 AM At Bushnell, Nebraska

    4:36 AM At Bushnell, Nebraska

    Dawn comes early on June 30th, 2002. Just outside the tiny hamlet of Bushnell, NE an eastbound UP freight streaks by in the darkness while the few residents of town are probably still fast asleep and oblivious to the beautiful sunrise unfolding to their east. Canon EOS D30 Canon EF 28mm f/2.8
  8. Northport, Nebraska

    Northport, Nebraska

    UP Eastbound Coal Train rumbles through Northport, Nebraska
  9. Platte River Crossing

    Platte River Crossing

    Amtrak's California Zephyr crosses the Platte River for the second time in an hour, south of Omaha, at Oreopalis, Neb., near the Plattsmouth, Neb., Missouri River crossing. First crossing was just east of Lincoln, between Omaha and Lincoln, at Linoma, near Ashland. That photo was taken with...
  10. UP'S Council Bluffs Sub

    UP'S Council Bluffs Sub

    UP Eastbound Freight Train at Chapman, Nebraska
  11. Fremont, Nebraska

    Fremont, Nebraska

    C&NW Westbound Coal Train at Fremont, Nebraska with a C40-8 leading a C44-9W
  12. BN'S Ravenna Sub

    BN'S Ravenna Sub

    BN Westbound Coal Train at Grand Island, Nebraska
  13. Pulling for United Way

    Pulling for United Way

    UP Eastbound Freight Train rumbles through Fremont, Nebraska with the one & only UP 3300 SD40-2 painted in a special paint scheme for United Way leading a UP C30-7
  14. The Wonders of Photoshop!

    The Wonders of Photoshop!

    BNSF 1103 leads a stack train through Greenwood, NE on the BNSF Creston Sub. Tweaks preformed in Photoshop Elements 2.0 .
  15. White Frozen Drivers

    White Frozen Drivers

    Union Pacific 3985 Hershey Nebraska Febuary 12,2004 Temp about: -1 F (Notice the Frozen White Driver!!) The Coldest Chase I've ever done!! My Fingers were numb, hope you enjoy my case of FROSTBITE!
  16. In Your Face - Union Pacific #3985

    In Your Face - Union Pacific #3985

    Union Pacific #3985 Challenger January 13, 2004 East of North Platte NE Super Bowl Special, See more at -
  17. Omaha Zoo Railroad

    Omaha Zoo Railroad

    #119 pulls its train past the zoo's Giraffe Complex.
  18. Omaha Zoo Railroad

    Omaha Zoo Railroad

    #119 pulls into the Omaha Depot, located near Dairy World in the Henry Doorly Zoo.
  19. Omaha Zoo Railroad

    Omaha Zoo Railroad

    #119 waits to depart Kenefick Station, located in the African Veldt section of the Henry Doorly Zoo.
  20. Omaha Zoo Railroad

    Omaha Zoo Railroad

    A view of #119's cab on the Omaha Zoo Railroad in Nebraska. 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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