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  1. Eastbound Oil

    Eastbound Oil

    At Fishtrap, WA
  2. Westbound Oil

    Westbound Oil

    A snowstorm looms in the background as a westbound oil train passes through Sprague, WA.
  3. Northbound Oil Train

    Northbound Oil Train

    Refueling in Eugene, OR.
  4. CP 9678 AC4400CW

    CP 9678 AC4400CW

  5. CP 580 10-12-16

    CP 580 10-12-16

  6. Crossing Cook Road

    Crossing Cook Road

    BNSF 4157 leads a southbound empty crude oil train across Cook Road,Burlington,WA headed for Everett.WA and Points east.
  7. Drawwork


    It's heavy enough to ride on eight axels, and it's important enough to be cut in behind the engines. As far as my research goes, this thing is a Drawwork, a large electronic winch used with Oil Rigs. Yard engine 1546 watches his train go into a yard track at Moose Jaw.
  8. Smoke on the Water

    Smoke on the Water

    CN 351 resumed movement, and passes through bridge trusses at Riverview in the afternoon mists off the South Saskatchwan River.
  9. Refinery Parts

    Refinery Parts

    CN 351 arrived in town last night, and put it's train away on the Nutana industrial tracks. Here we see the loads, which appear to be Hydrocrackers or Frac Towers for an Oil Refinery.
  10. Oil Sand Train

    Oil Sand Train

    The CN 314 runs off the North Line with more Crude Oil and Sand behind CN locomotives 2237 and 2443. He appears to have 8 Glycol tanks up front, aswell.
  11. Chem Oil 482

    Chem Oil 482

    Chem Oil 482 passing Rdesheim on the river Rhine
  12. Oil Cans through Tehachapi Pass

    Oil Cans through Tehachapi Pass

    Lead SP SD40T-2 #8236 works the main with the eastbound "Oil Cans" at Woodford in Tehachapi Pass in 1984. Between the headend power and the helpers, it was quite a symphony of pure SP!
  13. Oil Cans

    Oil Cans

    A creative shot of tank cars at the old Oil Cans facility.
  14. Leaking Oil on the Chattanooga Sub

    Leaking Oil on the Chattanooga Sub

    I usually don't take pictures of the track iteself, but I thought this was somewhat interesting. Let me know if you think so too. It looks as though there was on oil leak on the CSXT Chattanooga Subdivision, in Antioch TN, just south of Nashville.
  15. Foreigner on the Q!

    Foreigner on the Q!

    The Canadian Pacific 2816 comes up the former CB&Q main towards St Paul during the Grand Excursion.
  16. Blue switcher, Japan Oil Transportation

    Blue switcher, Japan Oil Transportation

    This is a typical switcher owned by JOT. It has fire protections for such as oil terminal, chemical plant and other factory.

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