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  1. Blocking the road for UP 844

    Blocking the road for UP 844

    Union Pacific service truck 53126 blocking the road at Dakota and Atlantic, for hooking fire hose to UP car "Joe Jackson" 814 for water fill-up. This is a match to the other photo I posted taken trackside, to show the whole operation. This was during "The Valley Eagle&quot...
  2. Local Reflection

    Local Reflection

    Local NS D93 westbound at Clymers, IN on the NS Illinois Division. The local was readying for a stop at the ethanol plant to drop off empty ethanol tank cars.
  3. Amtrak Blue Water 365

    Amtrak Blue Water 365

    Waiting on the Disney train got a few test shots in.
  4. Smoke on the Water

    Smoke on the Water

    CN 351 resumed movement, and passes through bridge trusses at Riverview in the afternoon mists off the South Saskatchwan River.
  5. 18mm of Sunset at Steilacoom

    18mm of Sunset at Steilacoom

    A northbound BNSF Grainer cruises through a colorful sunset, reflecting off the Puget Sound at the Steilacoom ferry dock.
  6. Suisun Bay Bridge - February 2008 Photo Contest

    Suisun Bay Bridge - February 2008 Photo Contest

    Late one afternoon in August 2007, a monster Newark-Roseville manifest attempted to cross the Suisun Bay Bridge out of Martinez, California, with 172 cars. While his two motors were somehow up to the task, he went into emergency just before reaching the northern shore. This left his brakeman to...
  7. High Tide at Bridge 14

    High Tide at Bridge 14

    You can't get much more in to the water "thing" than this. Taken from my kayak at high tide. A UP Garbage train heads south across the lift bridge (Bridge 14) at Chambers Creek.
  8. Eastbound UP Intermodal

    Eastbound UP Intermodal

    A Double Stack UP Train heads over the KCT Kaw River Bridge at Kansas City, KS. Locomotives: UP 4091, UP 7798, UP 4123, and UP 5187. Date: 2/9/2008
  9. Northbound KCS Manifest With 8 Locomotives

    Northbound KCS Manifest With 8 Locomotives

    Heading by the lake north of Drexel, MO was this train with 5 DIT Units, including GWWR 2037. Locomotives: KCS 3942, TFM 1641, KCS 4623, KCS 600, GWWR 2037, TFM 1304, KCS 634, KCS 3163. Date: 1/26/2008
  10. Northbound KCS Empty Coal Train DPU's

    Northbound KCS Empty Coal Train DPU's

    BNSF power brought up the rear in the form of 2 GEVO's as seen across the lake north of Drexel. Locomotives: BNSF 5956, BNSF 5819. Date: 11/19/2007
  11. Northbound Manifest on the St. Francis River Bridge

    Northbound Manifest on the St. Francis River Bridge

    Heading over the bridge at Fisk, MO was UP Train MNLTT 04 as it crossed from Butler County into Stoddard County, MO. Locomotives: UP 8431, UP 9309, UP 9765. Date: 11/4/2007
  12. Marsala Water Spout

    Marsala Water Spout

    This is the long unused water spout at the station in Marsala, Sicily. 27 Oct 2007
  13. Sunrise At The Waterin' Hole

    Sunrise At The Waterin' Hole

    Getting The Shays ready For a day on the mountain in Cass West Virginia May 20 2007
  14. Bridge 14 Sunset

    Bridge 14 Sunset

    A gloriously reflected sunset provides a setting for the NB UP baretable crossing Bridge 14 on the Seattle Sub near Steilacoom, WA.
  15. Ex-Con GP15-1

    Ex-Con GP15-1

    This LLPX GP15-1 shows it's obvious, poorly patched Conrail heritage well. It was the Stellartion swticher for a long time, but now it's running on the mainline alongside bigger brothers like LLPX GP38-2's and HATX SD45-2's. Note the waterbottles on the hood.
  16. Check The Tires While You're At It

    Check The Tires While You're At It

    Ex Missabe SD40T-2 is low on water so the hogger has to fill her up. I guess his TLC worked since this unit was later put on the point of an EB train.
  17. #6 Takes water Cass, WV

    #6 Takes water Cass, WV

  18. High Noon at Haoluku

    High Noon at Haoluku

    Watering the QJ's at Haoluku terminal in the desert heat.... Image2004 M. Ross Valentine
  19. Desert Drink

    Desert Drink

    Watering in the Inner Mongolian desert. Image 2004 M. Ross Valentine
  20. Going Away Wet

    Going Away Wet

    This photo was taken in Northumberland, Pennsylvania on Sunday, September 19, 2004. This was the weekend the remains of hurricane Ivan visited the northeast and dumped over five inches of rain causing major flooding. These rails (part of the North Shore RR) were "going away" Sunday...

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