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  1. Got Talent?

    Got Talent?

    This SP local is heading for Grants Pass having worked the various mills around Talent, Orgeon. On the Siskiyou branch, daytime trains were mostly a handful of locals.
  2. Eastbound at Levy

    Eastbound at Levy

    Amtrak #4 passes semaphores still in operation on the Raton Sub, at the west end of Levy, NM on March 28, 2008.
  3. Semaphores

    Semaphores

    Semaphores near Las Vegas, NM. From a photograph taken by my son, Steven Thorn. Using Photoshop, I applied the dry brush filter to the sky and the film grain filter to the landscape.
  4. BNSF Semaphore in NM

    BNSF Semaphore in NM

    This is one of seven semaphores I saw still in operation just north of Las Vegas, NM on August 30, 2007. There may have been others that I did not see. Photo was taken by my son Steven Thorn.
  5. C&NW 1385 steam locomotive on ''Prosperity Special'' near Oregon, WI

    C&NW 1385 steam locomotive on ''Prosperity Special'' near Oregon, WI

    C&NW 1385 steam locomotive on "Prosperity Special" near Oregon, WI, passing the semaphore and wig-wag at Union Road. May 24, 1982. Photo (c) Verne Brummel. Photo editor: Dave Cramer. Visit our website for more at: http://trainsite.8m.com/slides.html
  6. C&NW semaphores between Dane and Lodi, WI

    C&NW semaphores between Dane and Lodi, WI

    C&NW semaphores between Dane and Lodi, WI. Lee Road, looking north. Signals 123-122. Apr. 16, 1978. Photo (c) Verne Brummel. Photo editor: Dave Cramer. Visit our website for more at: http://trainsite.8m.com/slides.html
  7. Nowhere Semaphore

    Nowhere Semaphore

    Near as I can figure, this semaphore signal is about all that remains of the Rock Island route between Des Moines and Allerton Iowa. Photo taken near Chariton IA in 1990.
  8. Bye-bye semaphore

    Bye-bye semaphore

    Back in September of 1971, the semaphores located on the BN Bellingham Sub at Bellingham were replaced with slightly more modern equipment.
  9. High Green

    High Green

    Santa Fe's US&S style T-2 upper quadrant semaphores still protect parts of the original main line through New Mexico. As ABS signals, their default indication is clear...and unfortunately, clear also usually describes the original main over Glorieta and Raton Passes these days. All was...
  10. Signal Set

    Signal Set

    Waiting patiently for the passing of solitary trains on rural branch-lines gives you the opportunity to enjoy the way things were..
  11. Guarding Wooroolin LC

    Guarding Wooroolin LC

  12. Hanging On

    Hanging On

    Conrail train WACG-90 is eastbound at Barton, NY passing one of 6 semaphores remaining (At time of photo) on Conrail's Southern Tier Line.
  13. Retired signal

    Retired signal

    Shot this B & W of a semaphore signal at the RR museum in Enid Oklahoma
  14. Sunset at the Starvation Peak Siding

    Sunset at the Starvation Peak Siding

    The eastbound No. 4, the Southwest Chief, negotiates through semaphores at the east end of the Chapelle, N.M., siding, between Las Vegas, N.M., and Albuquerque, N.M. Shot Dec. 3, 2003, with 80-200MM zoom lens, 100 speed slide film.
  15. Semaphore and Caboose

    Semaphore and Caboose

    A caboose rears a westbound train, curving past a lower quadrant semaphore on the east slope of Jingpeng Pass. Jan 04.
  16. Into the Semaphore Farm

    Into the Semaphore Farm

    The westbound Southwest Chief rolls through semaphores at the Chapelle, N.M., siding, between Las Vegas, N.M., and Albuquerque, N.M. Shot with 80-200MM zoom lens, 200 speed film.
  17. Semaphore Farm

    Semaphore Farm

    Eastbound Southwest Chief rolls through semaphore country at Chapelle siding in northern New Mexico between Las Vegas, N.M., and Lamy, N.M. Shot with 80-200MM zoom lens, 200 speed film.
  18. Curving to the Semaphores

    Curving to the Semaphores

    The westbound Southwest Chief approaches the historic semaphores at the Chapelle, N.M., siding, between Las Vegas, N.M., and Albuquerque, N.M. Shot with 80-200MM zoom lens, 200 speed film.
  19. Through the Semaphores

    Through the Semaphores

    The westbound Southwest Chief rolls through semaphores at the Chapelle, N.M., siding, between Las Vegas, N.M., and Albuquerque, N.M. Shot with 80-200MM zoom lens, 200 speed film.
  20. Through the Semaphores

    Through the Semaphores

    The Southwest Chief passes through the semaphores entering Watrous, N.M., as it exits Shoemaker Canyon, between Las Vegas, N.M., and Albuquerque.





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