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  1. east_bay_alex

    INPOA-24 Santa's Last Hurrah

    A late morning Christmas Eve section of the Oakland, CA to North Platte, NE intermodal is highballing Radum as they accelerate out of Pleasanton for a quick run through Livermore and over Altamont Pass. It appears the flag decal on UP 6766 was recently burned or flaked off after a presumable...
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    Southern 4501 at Rock Springs, Georgia

    From 2019 on a Steam to Summerville excursion.
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    Southern 4501 enters the Chickamauga Battlefield

    From 2019, Southern 4501 enters the Chickamauga Battlefield.
  4. east_bay_alex

    Tehachapi Railfan Trip - May 2019

    Here's a pretty nice long video of some Tehachapi freight action from BNSF and UP in the span of two days. Included is some foreign power and pacing a unit coil steel train.
  5. DoctorZ

    CP Rail's Holiday Train Pulling Into St. Paul, MN, Union Depot at Night!

    For those of you who don't live in an area where this event happens, here is a short video of the action!
  6. Logs in Fog

    Logs in Fog

    A foggy mid morning provides a ghostly atmosphere for this morning's Simpson run to Mill 5. The 1201 has around 40 log cars in tow with two engines pushing on the rear. (edit: new crop submitted 12/07/2011)
  7. Nice Location For Railfan's!

    Nice Location For Railfan's!

    Carvalho Bridge, Morretes, PR, Brasil.
  8. SD40T-2 9455

    SD40T-2 9455

    Palmeira (LLP)-PR
  9. End of the Line

    End of the Line

    The Seattle Streetcar reverses direction at the North end of the line while fellow photog Mike Bjork and myself get our shots. Taken with a 10mm fisheye.
  10. Eastbound on track 1

    Eastbound on track 1

    BNSF 4415 passes through Fullerton as a railfan captures some images.
  11. Rail fan meet April Durand, MI

    Rail fan meet April Durand, MI

    Here is a photo of a group that meets a few times a year in Michigan or Ohio. http://www.railroadfan.com/
  12. Railfan with a friend

    Railfan with a friend

    Whenever I go to railfan Difienbaker park, a fellow railfan Elijah, usually comes along with me since he lives nearby. On this day we're shooting a E/B manifest with two Dash 8-40CM's for power! One CN, the other BCOL. As we were standing side by side our photo's turned out identical, so I'll...
  13. UP 4602 - SD70M - M.J. Scanlon

    UP 4602 - SD70M - M.J. Scanlon

    Going past the Sunday afternoon railfans at Kentucky Street, UP's MMEEWX 29 heads out of town with UP 4602 on the point. Those new condos are sure making the hangout space tight near the tracks.
  14. CSX Railfans

    CSX Railfans

    Myself, railfanning and helping set the HEP at the same time.
  15. Ol' Geep

    Ol' Geep

    NH&I's GP30 2198, built in 1963 by EMD for the PRR, smokes it up a bit during NH&I's Railfan Weekend
  16. Railfans Welcome Here

    Railfans Welcome Here

    The Macungie Railfan park, a great place to just hang out and watch trains.
  17. follow the leader (part2)

    follow the leader (part2)

    Second shot of Canadian Pacific rolling through Alliance.This is what makes railfanning in Alliance so much fun!!
  18. follow the leader

    follow the leader

    NS 9296 leads Canadian Pacific 9803& 8573 down the bayard line in Alliance as a railfan looks on.
  19. BNSF passing Rochelle

    BNSF passing Rochelle

    A BNSF train passing the Rochelle railfan park, heading west.
  20. Trainwatching a Flag

    Trainwatching a Flag

    A northbound manifest rolls past a railfan on a perch along the Walong siding on the Tehachpi Loop, CA. June 7, 2003

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