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  1. Across the diamond

    Across the diamond

  2. Eastern Roads

    Eastern Roads

  3. Signal Maintainer

    Signal Maintainer

    Rock Island Slater, IA just after sunset
  4. Cotton candy mountains

    Cotton candy mountains

    Cumulus piled up north of CP 140 in Hinsdale, MA. Oncoming westbound entering the block 5 miles away lit up the approach-lit signals.
  5. W

    1850's Fort Dodge Line at Boone Iowa Museum

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgaA4crZDLU I really like the hand signals but don't make me pick between them and the whistle. This train is ran by volunteers from all over the state of Iowa. The new museum should be ready this spring and they will be taking donations of money and Railroad...
  6. Sleeping Signals

    Sleeping Signals

    These signals were left behind when the tracks were picked up. I was oberserving them still having power cables running to them. Although the power box can be turned off, they are in public undisturbed with the mickey mouse ears faded. I do like no one has tagged them or broken the red lens on...
  7. Sleeping Signals

    Sleeping Signals

    These signals were left behind when the tracks were picked up. I was oberserving them still having power cables running to them. Although the power box can be turned off, they are in public undisturbed with the mickey mouse ears faded. I do like no one has tagged them or broken the red lens on...
  8. Sleeping Signals

    Sleeping Signals

    These signals were left behind when the tracks were picked up. I was oberserving them still having power cables running to them. Although the power box can be turned off, they are in public undisturbed with the mickey mouse ears faded. I do like no one has tagged them or broken the red lens on...
  9. Under Stary Skies

    Under Stary Skies

    A pair of signals stand ready under a moonless sky in the Mojave Desert near Ludlow, CA.
  10. Color from nowhere

    Color from nowhere

    This is at the crossover between Centralia and Chehalis, WA. Dropping the color back into the targets wasn't as easy as I'd thought it would be! Sadly, these signals were gone by late summer.
  11. On the signal

    On the signal

    CSX train Q620, pay no mind to the CN units, approaches CP VO on the Selkirk branch in Voorheesville, NY. on Aug. 25, 2001 at 14:19.
  12. Sunset on the Cal-P

    Sunset on the Cal-P

    The San Francisco Bay Area is well known for its spectacular sunsets. I was lucky to catch this one at the end of a day of railfanning the Cal-P line.
  13. Lunar aspect

    Lunar aspect

    The full moon rises along side one of the signal masts at the EBCS for Fullerton Jct.
  14. Massive Signal Bridge

    Massive Signal Bridge

    A southbound Caltrain arrives at Bayshore. This is one of the largest signal bridges I know of anywhere - 5 tracks and 15 signals!
  15. Troy, OH not much on signals so if you could help thanks

    Troy, OH not much on signals so if you could help thanks

    West St.
  16. Going, going....

    Going, going....

    The Cardinal heads east through St. Albans following the route of the George Washington. New signals are going up in St. Albans. As the old signals are taken out of service and removed, the last visible remnants of the old C & O are gone.
  17. SP Cantilever in Eugene, Ore.

    SP Cantilever in Eugene, Ore.

    Here is the main SP cantilever that you see when you look from the north end of the yard.. I sure do miss these on the ex-SP system..
  18. Moon Rise

    Moon Rise

    The Moon begins to rise over the CSX @ Savannah, NY.
  19. Sunset route?

    Sunset route?

    Actually, these are the signals at the east end of Gateley siding in Pinole, CA on the BNSF, former Santa Fe main line to Richmond.
  20. BNSF 5686 - AC4400CW - M.J. Scanlon

    BNSF 5686 - AC4400CW - M.J. Scanlon

    The late afternoon sun shines on the DPU unit (BNSF 5686) of loaded coal C JRMMHS0 32A as it crosses under the signal bridge at the CN crossing of Broadway.



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