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Rio Valley Switching in McAllen, Tx. My fiancee is from McAllen, for Christmas 2009 (and other times) we stayed at her mother's house. I have yet to see a RVS train. This was taken in McAllen at their offices. I noticed the John Deere tractor is almost the same color as their locos.
Union Pacific 1347 takes an abbreviated "Santa Cruz Local" down Beach Street in Santa Cruz, California yesterday. It will only be a few more weeks before Beach Street and the municipal wharf are congested with summer tourists.
Rio Grand Southern Railroad Motor #7 at the Colorado Railroad Museum, Summer 1996. According to their website it was built in 10/27/36 and started out with a 1936 Ford V-8 and a 1926 Pierce-Arrow "33" body, followed by a large enclosed box for freight, packages, and mail. Later, when...
In a scene almost reminiscent of the third world, the South City Switcher gingerly picks its way down an alley lined with junkyards and scrap dealers. The tracks are barely visible amid the dirt. Just two minutes prior, you wouldn't even know a train could ever pass through here, as there were...
The South City Switcher negotiates the serpentine street running on Quint St. as it heads back to its home yard in South San Francisco. The clearances on Quint St. are very tight, and the power cleared the red car on the left by less than a foot.
D&RGW F9A #5771 & F9B #5762 sit under some partly cloudy skies at the Colorado Rail Museum in Golden.
LOCATION: Golden, Co
RAILROAD: Denver & Rio Grande Western
LOCOMOTIVE/TRAIN: EMD F9A & F9B
DATE: August 2007
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