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  1. BNSF Officer's Car Special At Edmonds

    BNSF Officer's Car Special At Edmonds

    BNSF Officer's Car Special passing the Edmonds Depot.
  2. tnolan55

    Strange Loads In Baltimore

    Saw these very interesting loads being pulled by 2 CSX locos through Baltimore, MD. Does anyone have any information on these loads (what they are, where theyre going,etc.)? PS:sorry for the poor quality, shot these with my iphone.
  3. Braking Power

    Braking Power

    CN Train 853 with 146 cars had a Distributed Braking Car 0n tail-end. The train has just pass Siding East Switch MeHarry 6 miles West of Grandview, MB.
  4. Officers Special

    Officers Special

    On Friday September 3, 2010, a BNSF officer train is eastbound thru Ephrata, WA. I'n not sure who the person in the middle waiving is. Is that Mr. Rose on the right?
  5. UP 8571 West at Knippa!!!!

    UP 8571 West at Knippa!!!!

    UP 8571 west hauling Special wide-load. This was the second load I have seen like this around here.
  6. UP 2010 at Katy Days Celebration

    UP 2010 at Katy Days Celebration

    UP 2010, renumbered to honor Scouting USA on its 100th Anniversary, appears at Katy Days celebration in Parsons, Kansas for public viewing.
  7. San Diego Steam Special II

    San Diego Steam Special II

    3751 southbound along the bluffs in Del Mar
  8. BIG TRANSFORMER

    BIG TRANSFORMER

    CN 853 West with a Big Transformer for Manitoba Hydro in the North. This low bed had 8 sets of trucks. This train had 96 cars.
  9. GEVO on the Expanse

    GEVO on the Expanse

    This, while not a very good photo at all, depicts something interesting, so I'll post it despite it's quality. CP 3094 leads CP 8858 back into Moose Jaw. Apparently the GEVO was down in Assiniboia to celebrate the opening of a grain elevator.
  10. E's on the doubletrack

    E's on the doubletrack

    Union Pacific 951 takes a business special up the Coast Line at Carandero just a few miles from Gilroy, California. The E's still took charge of the business specials as seen here in April of 2001.
  11. UP 844 at Pinole

    UP 844 at Pinole

    UP 844 leads the Western Heritage special around the big curve at Pinole as it runs along the San Francisco Bay. It's nearly to its western-most destination of Oakland.
  12. Refinery Parts

    Refinery Parts

    CN 351 arrived in town last night, and put it's train away on the Nutana industrial tracks. Here we see the loads, which appear to be Hydrocrackers or Frac Towers for an Oil Refinery.
  13. Santa Fe #3751 - Through the Orange Groves 2008

    Santa Fe #3751 - Through the Orange Groves 2008

    Santa Fe steam engine #3751 returned to the former Santa Fe Fourth District on June 1, 2008 with the running of the San Diego Steam Special seen here eastbound/southbound approaching San Juan Capistrano on Metrolink trackage.
  14. San Diego Steam Special Through Oceanside

    San Diego Steam Special Through Oceanside

    Santa Fe steam engine #3751 returned to the former Fourth District on June 1, 2008 with the running of the San Diego Steam Special seen here southbound approaching Cassidy Street in south Oceanside.
  15. CN 313 Special

    CN 313 Special

  16. CN Militia

    CN Militia

    This is a historic photo now - as of today the 1841 signal is a two-header. Good thing I took thousands of photos of the old one LOL. August 30th, 2006 From MP 183.0 Watrous sub 11:29am CN 753 CN 5711, 84 flats 3 minutes G WAGON (Benz SUV), HLVW (Steyr cab-over), LSVW (Iveco van), MLVW...
  17. Convoy

    Convoy

    One of two trains for war games. August 30th, 2006 From MP 183.0 Watrous sub 11:29am CN 753 CN 5711, 84 flats 3 minutes G WAGON (Benz SUV), HLVW (Steyr cab-over), LSVW (Iveco van), MLVW (M35), canvas trailers plus one flat trailer & MILCOTS (Chevy Silverado)
  18. Potash special

    Potash special

    July 18th, 2008 5:06pm CP N43 CP 9141-"Mount Royal" business car He was carrying a number of dignitaries on board, not to mention the mayor of Saskatoon; likely relating to PCSs decision to expand the Cory mine (resulting in more trains). Conductor worked as a tour guide slowing...
  19. UP6936 Special on the Causeway

    UP6936 Special on the Causeway

    UP6936 pulling the Wimmer Special heads East on the causeway between Davis, Ca and Sacramento, CA on April 9, 2008.
  20. Holiday crowd

    Holiday crowd

    The stage car can speak for itself, but note the car next to it! I believe its the only 50' boxcar to have CP's rodent decal attached. They are very common on 60' high-cubes. Note the covered Christmas tress on the roof.



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