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    Franklin, Ohio

    I live in Franklin, Ohio and from time to time we have a NS local her doing some switching. I was wondering if there is anyway to find when they are in my area so I can get some photos?
  2. Matching Tractor & Locos

    Matching Tractor & Locos

    Rio Valley Switching in McAllen, Tx. My fiancee is from McAllen, for Christmas 2009 (and other times) we stayed at her mother's house. I have yet to see a RVS train. This was taken in McAllen at their offices. I noticed the John Deere tractor is almost the same color as their locos.
  3. Switching in Elma

    Switching in Elma

    Puget Sound and Pacific 3802 performing yard duties in Elma
  4. Eastern Alabama Railway

    Eastern Alabama Railway

    EARY Switching Job getting ready to work some lime plants in Sylacauga, Al.
  5. CN's dirtiest

    CN's dirtiest

    The hardest working units aren't running the country's mainlines, they're in the yards switching 24/7. You're looking at a typical CN hump set: GP38-2 mother lead (CN 7500 even) HBU-4 hump booster unit aka slug (CN 500) HBU-4 hump booster unit aka slug (CN 500) GP38-2 mother trail (CN...
  6. CP 454-31

    CP 454-31

    CP 454 normally leaves Saskatoon around noon or 8pm. Today however he decided to go for 5:30pm, not a good time variance if you try to catch it like I do. The power is CP 5984-9111-5712, in three distinct CP paint shemes: Action red, beaver & dual-flags. It's odd that the units are all...
  7. BNSF'S East Thomas Yard

    BNSF'S East Thomas Yard

    BNSF Yard Job doing some switching at BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
  8. Working on the RR

    Working on the RR

    Everyday yard switching at its best. I see these guys every time I go into the yard. Here's a shot of the power, always CP 1546 leading! http://www.railroadforums.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=41392&si=1546 I cropped him out of this photo (its just two tanks) so that he wouldn't destruct...
  9. MRL Bonner Local switching the mill at Bonner, Mt.

    MRL Bonner Local switching the mill at Bonner, Mt.

    Here is MRL #401 along with MRL #402 switching the lumber plant at Bonner, Montana.. This is a very quick run from Missoula eastward about 3 to 4 miles to the industry.
  10. City boys

    City boys

    CP GP7 & GP9 are getting ready to cross the street with about 10 IMS cars during a switching move. I'm not sure if they're 100% remote control, but the switchman is the only person I've seen there, he was riding the Geep steps prior.
  11. Modern switching

    Modern switching

    CP GP7 & GP9 switching about a dozen intermodal cars. Too bad they're not pulling the train cross-country.
  12. Mill Switchin'

    Mill Switchin'

    2 SOO Line GP38-2's shove some cars past an old grain elevator in Minneapolis.
  13. BNSF'S East Thomas Yard

    BNSF'S East Thomas Yard

    BNSF Yard Job switching a block of freight at BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
  14. KCS'S Vicksburg Sub

    KCS'S Vicksburg Sub

    KCS Yard Job switching out a block of freight at Monroe, La.
  15. BNSF'S East Thomas Yard

    BNSF'S East Thomas Yard

    BNSF Yard Job switching out the intermodal ramp at BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
  16. BNSF'S East Thomas Yard

    BNSF'S East Thomas Yard

    BNSF Yard Job switching out a cut of freight at BNSF'S East Thomas Yard
  17. The Ol' Switching Tower!

    The Ol' Switching Tower!

    A shot of the old switching tower, once used to guard the B&O-NYC (now CSX) diamonds!
  18. Crossover move

    Crossover move

    BNSF mployee rides the point of a crossover move from the grain lead to the hill in Vancouver, WA. as the TACCHC stack train waits in the distance.
  19. Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin

    Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin

    CN Yard Switcher doing some switching at Fond Du Lac, Wi.
  20. Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin

    Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin

    CN Yard Switcher switching out some freight at Fond Du Lac, Wi.



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