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  1. Tiny little switcher, JNR B20

    Tiny little switcher, JNR B20

    JNR B20 is tiny little switcher for engine house. Currently B20 retired and preserved at Umekoji steam locomotive museum. JNR(Japan National Railways) Model B20 ------------------------------------------------------------- B201 to B2015 Manufactured: 1944, 1946 - 1947 Purpose...
  2. Grey Nose GP15-1

    Grey Nose GP15-1

    Found this remote control switcher painted with a grey nose at Kerne Junction. Anyone know ehy the nose is grey?
  3. Unknown Switcher in Birmingham, AL

    Unknown Switcher in Birmingham, AL

  4. American Cast Iron Pipe Company

    American Cast Iron Pipe Company

  5. Huntsville International Intermodal Center

    Huntsville International Intermodal Center

  6. Nucor Steel Switcher @ Thomas Yard

    Nucor Steel Switcher @ Thomas Yard

  7. Blue switcher, Japan Oil Transportation

    Blue switcher, Japan Oil Transportation

    This is a typical switcher owned by JOT. It has fire protections for such as oil terminal, chemical plant and other factory.
  8. JR Freight Kasha-idoki (switcher)

    JR Freight Kasha-idoki (switcher)

    In Japan, switchers is called "Kasha-ido-ki" (=Freight car mover). Kasha-ido-ki have no traffic controle system, such as ATC (Automatic Traffic Controle system) or ATS (Automatic Train Stopper system). So, Kasha-ido-ki is allowed work only on the premises, such as station, factory and...
  9. BNSF'S East Thomas Yard

    BNSF'S East Thomas Yard

    BNSF Yard Switcher building trains at BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
  10. No Smoking

    No Smoking

    A pair of smoking Arkansas and Missouri T6 switchers drag a freight through town.
  11. Industrial Switcher

    Industrial Switcher

    This photo was taken near the BNSF Autorack yard NW of Dallas Tx. August 1998
  12. Grain Silo Industrial Switcher

    Grain Silo Industrial Switcher

    Grain Silo industrial locomotive near Texico Tx in 1998.
  13. GOT PAINT!

    GOT PAINT!

    SP yard switcher in action in a North Houston yard in 1997.
  14. Gravity Drop at Lynden, WA

    Gravity Drop at Lynden, WA

    Brakeman Ken Royal rides the cut while brakeman Algee Baldwin mans the switch while doing a gravity drop at Lynden, WA in April of 2002. Lynden is located in NW WA near the Canadian Border. It is at the end of an 11 mile branch off of BNSF's Sumas Subdivision. These cars are going to the...
  15. BNSF 3539 off the rails

    BNSF 3539 off the rails

    Afrer crossing the broken rail the front traction motor stayed on the track.
  16. On the ground BNSF 3539

    On the ground BNSF 3539

    The unit arrived at the Interbay roundHouse with no breaking linkages. Looks all there here.
  17. Lift them WAY up there.

    Lift them WAY up there.

    This is the Dec 12th 2002 Derail in Seattle WA on the Stacy yard track. The morning was all it took to straighten this one out.
  18. Old fashion blocking, not cranes for this truck

    Old fashion blocking, not cranes for this truck

    This is the Dec 12th 2002 Derail in Seattle WA on the Stacy yard track. The morning was all it took to straighten this one out.
  19. Stopped by blocks, saved the Collum

    Stopped by blocks, saved the Collum

    This is the Dec 12th 2002 Derail in Seattle WA on the Stacy yard track. The morning was all it took to straighten this one out.
  20. The Air Under There!!

    The Air Under There!!

    This is the Dec 12th 2002 Derail in Seattle WA on the Stacy yard track. The morning was all it took to straighten this one out.




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