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  1. cultrevolutioner

    old signals & new trains

    for those all that miss or never seen the old signal arm semaphore, here at Argentina railway we have some that are still in use working with the new chinese CSR EMU´s first video is at Coghlan junction, Mitre Line and the second is at Liniers workshop, Sarmiento Line
  2. Draper duo memories

    Draper duo memories

    An increasingly rare sight with the on-going re-painting of older GE\'s (only ones in zebra paint) and the retirement of the SD60F and SD50F fleets.
  3. Vanishing Canadiana

    Vanishing Canadiana

    Both engines retired and presumably scrapped in 2007 & 2009 respectively. Same goes for the light aluminium CWB hoppers designed for light branch lines - nearly all of them ripped up now.
  4. Eyes of the Sentinel

    Eyes of the Sentinel

    Standing only a couple of feet tall this little CPL stands guard controlling all movements on the North Leesburg siding.
  5. Crew Change

    Crew Change

    The crew of an eastbound manifest heads for the crew van at the signals marking the east end of double track.
  6. Silent Sentinels of Safety

    Silent Sentinels of Safety

    People take signals like these on the CPR at Eldon, Alberta for granted until an obsolete model starts to disappear. In the meantime they do their job around the clock in blizzards, scorching summer days 24/7/365.
  7. Wicopee, OR

    Wicopee, OR

    A northbound UP manifest drops down the UP's Cascade line and is nicely framed by this SP signal bridge. Dispatcher 68 was nice enough to send us three freights (and Amtrak) down the hill in rapid succession into this beautiful morning light. The rest of the day was a bust, though.
  8. Passing under Rt 66

    Passing under Rt 66

    A WB approaches Flagstaff. The signal bridge has since been removed.
  9. Sorely missed

    Sorely missed

    The classic signal bridge was still guiding trains in 2005. It was removed during BNSF's program to modernize the CTC and to eliminate the need to operate "left-handed" east of Winslow.
  10. Red Signals

    Red Signals

    A rain squall moves across the double main at Evaline.
  11. Baxter Springs yard crossing 4 Tracks

    Baxter Springs yard crossing 4 Tracks

    Looking west on 10th, crossing Baxter Springs Yards, BNSF.
  12. 1841 > 1839

    1841 > 1839

    The new LED signal is actually brighter, this is not just a photo effect. Somehow old 1841 didnt need a signal box to tell him how to think and lit up all day without a problem
  13. How many Signal Maintainers...

    How many Signal Maintainers...

    ...does it take to change a crossing signal light bulb? Obviously only 1 as he works above Oregon Avenue in Pasco, WA. June 13, 2008
  14. Montana Rail Link

    Montana Rail Link

    Still waiting for something to come my way at Blossberg, I decide to take a picture of MRL's logo on one of their signal boxes at Blossberg
  15. High Green

    High Green

    A pair of CN GE units throttle up past the Riverview signals with the CN 114. They will meet the CN 561.
  16. Old signal bridge

    Old signal bridge

    The old Pirapora branch signal bridge at Corinto yard. Today only the main line still there. The switch to Pirapora branch was located about 2,000 meters forward.
  17. The Cardinal

    The Cardinal

    The Cardinal heads east through St. Albans under new, not yet in service, CSX signals.
  18. What's wrong with this picture?

    What's wrong with this picture?

    A strange situation at Vickers, Ohio Oct 28, 2007: This NS freight, powered by CN 2603 and 5334, is just about to hit the diamonds as CSX 8741 and 7383 wait in the clear southbound. But why is the northbound CSX signal showing red over yellow for the northbound train behind me when the crossing...
  19. B&O color position signals, Deshler, Ohio

    B&O color position signals, Deshler, Ohio

    CSX 7608 and 173 begin their swing north and west around the southwest corner of the junction at Deshler as B&O color position signals stand guard.
  20. Hodgkins, Illinois

    Hodgkins, Illinois

    BNSF 613 makes just another autorack train a liitle more interesting, passing a cantilever signal in Hodgkins. 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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