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  1. Yikes!


    This young lady decided it was very important for her to cross the tracks AFTER the crossing guard went down. Fortunately, she made it. I noticed several other people do the same thing during the hour and a half I was in Flagstaff. The train was BNSF 8026, see my other photo of it at...
  2. 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...
  3. What exactally is it?

    What exactally is it?

    What ever it is, it's employed as some sort of guard for a crossing a few feet from the yards on the CP Outlook sub. It appears to be a semi-dismantled crossing fixture, and I am unaware if it controls the cars or the trains.
  4. Crossing Guard

    Crossing Guard

    This BNSF inspection truck was sitting at this crossing in Saginaw, TX for so long, he reminded me of the road crossing guards I used to have in elementary school. Photo taken September 7, 2007.
  5. Comin around the curve...

    Comin around the curve...

    NBEC Plow Extra approaching Mile 40 Road crossing
  6. hi-rail "ramp"

    hi-rail "ramp"

    Hi-rail machinery, including tractors and 6axle trucks use this fictional crossing (there's nothing on the other side) to get onto the rails from the road.
  7. Grenada Sub In Color

    Grenada Sub In Color

    Now Here's a Better Shot
  8. Well, it's gone

    Well, it's gone

    This is were the crossing used to be. I don't know what they did to it, but apparently the Police had something to do with it.
  9. New Riverview crossing at grade

    New Riverview crossing at grade

    I found this up by the tracks while I was out last night. Apparently it was just put up in the last few weeks.
  10. Crossing over

    Crossing over

    WB train gets ready to cross over to the other track just lft of the pic.
  11. Sunset on CBNS

    Sunset on CBNS

    The sun was setting down as I waited for a westbound.
  12. BNSF 4262 - B23-7 - M.J. Scanlon

    BNSF 4262 - B23-7 - M.J. Scanlon

    All four-axle power on the the Little Rock Local, L GFC5511 24T, as EMDX 826 (GP38-2) leads two former ATSF B23-7's by Kentucky Street.
  13. Switch tower

    Switch tower

    Old Grand Crossing switch tower in Lacrosse,Wi
  14. UTLX 205279 - Tank Car - M.J. Scanlon

    UTLX 205279 - Tank Car - M.J. Scanlon

    A southbound CN freight passes a northbounder at Garden Lane in midtown Memphis. A ghostly image of a UTLX tank car was captured with a flash. 25NOV05
  15. Facing west at West Rd. !

    Facing west at West Rd. !

    A shot facing west at hte West Rd. railroad crossing. Sorry about the sun.
  16. Lights, Camera, Action

    Lights, Camera, Action

    A crossing signal in action as a southbound manifest train rolls by.
  17. CP 9666

    CP 9666

    CP 9666 on its way to Vancouver British Columbia
  18. BNSF'S Clovis Sub

    BNSF'S Clovis Sub

    BNSF Westbound Doublestack Train crossing the Pecos River at Ft. Sumner, NM.
  19. UP 363.8

    UP 363.8

    A UP Train speeds by at Monolith CA.
  20. NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East District

    NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East District

    NS Westbound Intermodal Train I3E rumbles through West Crossing, Ga. with a BNSF ( Former BN ) SD60M leading a KCS AC4400CW 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