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This was found on a lying on a beach on Whidbey Island, WA. The wooden frame lying at an angle seems to have four flanged wheels, as well as a small winch at one end. Several rails can also be seen lying around. I have no idea what exactly this was.
While waiting for a train at Blossberg, I happened to catch sight of this unusual tank-trailer-on-rails thing. My best guess is it is related to MoW in someway, but I'm not totaly sure.if you know otherwise, go ahead & tell me so I can make a more accurate description.
This railcar was bult by "Fuji Heavy Industry Co." in 1962 and retired in 1997, used at "Nanbu-Jyukan Railway", Japan. Design of carbody is almost common with buses to reduce manufacturing cost, adopting mechanical transmission system.This railcar is still maintained for...
This little critter has the honour of being the only industrial, i.e. non-CN/CP locomotive in town. Although he belongs to the Saskatchewan Power Corporation (you can see the landfill in the background), he's actually leassed to GE Railcar repair next door.
He has since been donated to the...
The Wilmington & Western RR's vintage railcar, called the Paul Revere. Class: OEM 350. Seats 66.Powered by 2 Cummins 250 Hp diesel engines.
Built by Pullman (1929). Re-entered service in 1990. Stopped at Mt. Cuba, a picnic area.
This Japanese railcar was build over 70 years ago with mechanical transmission. And retired about 25 years ago. This car will be exhibited in "Railwai Museum" which will open this december in Omiya, Japan.
I was done railfanning for the day, when I heard that a Sperry car was only 22 miles from me, so I decided to wait for it. Do to "traffic" it took him nearly two hours to reach Saskatoon. I'm guessing the crew of the last train I saw (542), told Sperry's crew that I was waiting for...
This is the cab of DR1000, a Diesel Railcar serving branch lines and non-electrified railroads in Taiwan.
The left lever is the break, and the right one is the accelerator. The speedometer is on the upper left of the front window.
Trains travel on the left side of the tracks. Therefore...
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