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    Electric Train power backup?

    Hi, I was wondering if there are systems in place in the event of a large scale power outage or blackout, for electric trains to get their power and continue running apart from the grid? Thanks
  2. CN 2640

    CN 2640

    In the golden colors of sunset CN 2640 heads south to places unknown.
  3. Bathed in Morning Light

    Bathed in Morning Light

    Only a day after the Winter Solstice this southbound CN train makes its way through the quiet Wisconsin countryside on a sunny but cold morning.
  4. Northeast Corridor Action in Odenton and Martin Airport (Maryland) over the

    Northeast Corridor Action in Odenton and Martin Airport (Maryland) over the

    Steve Lee http://updunesjunction.blogspot.com/ http://500px.com/leestepr
  5. Canadian Imports

    Canadian Imports

    Two of BC Rail's cowl units enjoy the golden light of a setting sun.
  6. BNSF 6598

    BNSF 6598

    BNSF 6598 rounds the curve in Steward, IL with a Z-train in tow.
  7. Spot of Color in the Dull Haze

    Spot of Color in the Dull Haze

    CSXT 987, NS 1043, and NS 1067 the Reading Heritage unit wait to meet two west bound trains south of Rochelle on a hazy August afternoon.
  8. The First Meeting

    The First Meeting

    CSXT 201 pulls a train of autoracks through the Kentucky hills.
  9. CSXT 3014

    CSXT 3014

    American Pride is on display in La Grange, KY as CSX 3014 runs down Main Street for several blocks before having its own dedicated right of way back.
  10. BNSF 4708

    BNSF 4708

    A pair of warbonnets charge east.
  11. BNSF 7273

    BNSF 7273

    BNSF 7273 leads a stack train west into the setting sun.
  12. CN 2506

    CN 2506

    CN 2506 with two different colored number boards rolls south through Burlington, WI.
  13. Morro Velho

    Morro Velho

    Me on an old electric locomotive of Morro Velho Gold Minining Co
  14. Yakima Valley Railroad in operation

    Yakima Valley Railroad in operation

    More photos of my trip out on the Yakima Line
  15. Yakima Valley Railroad in operation

    Yakima Valley Railroad in operation

    Years ago I was on a road trip and stopped in Yakima Washington. The old electric line was still running them. I took a few minutes to talk with the crew. They offered to take me out on the line. The line is now run my a museum. I will post more pictures of my trip on the electric later. Don
  16. Through the Long Camp in Moldovia

    Through the Long Camp in Moldovia

    That is the meaning of the name of the town this train is in (Campulung Moldovenesc).
  17. Southbound express train P710

    Southbound express train P710

    After having met with northbound P705, P710 heads towards Pieksmki. The train has left Rovaniemi at 12:50p.m., with the whole trip lasting approx. 8 hours.
  18. "Siberian Wolf" #3044 pulling into Kajaani station

    "Siberian Wolf" #3044 pulling into Kajaani station

    Daily express train P705 is just about to arrive in Kajaani, where people are still waiting for green colors and the snow to finally melt. The train is heading northbound and will arrive in Oulu after two more hours.
  19. BNSF New C4 GEVO through the Bates rock cut..

    BNSF New C4 GEVO through the Bates rock cut..

    BNSF #6602 is the rear DPU on a Inside Gateway Trunk train. This was the 1st test run with the GE test car right behind the two lead C4's... This was my 1st attempt at catching these second trip to the BNSF Fallbridge Subdivision..
  20. SP&S 71 at Eugene, Oregon

    SP&S 71 at Eugene, Oregon

    SP&S ALCO RS3 #71 rests at Eugene, Oregon on the Oregon Electric in July 1961.Photo by James Estes, Brian R. Sopke Collection.



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