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  1. Taking up Dad's hobby

    Taking up Dad's hobby

    Samantha, my 7 year old daughter, grabs a shot of BNSF 7608 as it passes by. She is not as close to the tracks as it appears in this image.
  2. Loading Up

    Loading Up

    A Kansas City Southern crew boards a ballast train in preparation for dumping ballast south towards Pittsburg, Kansas
  3. Spring Buds

    Spring Buds

    A female commuter examines the new buds on a tree as her train to Chicago arrives.
  4. Unmoved


    A woman walks along the station platform in Hinsdale, Illinois, as a hot intermodal train thunders past.
  5. MOW also means People

    MOW also means People

    MOW isn't all equipment. People are necessary to run the machines. Sometimes they must do some of the work by hand. 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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