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  1. D

    Certain "Trains" and "Railfan & Railroad" issues wanted

    Am seeking "Trains" magazine issues, article description included in list, as follows: May 1947 St. Johnsbury & Lake Champlain Nov 47 Mixed trains, Barriger Apr 48 Washington & Old Dominion Dec 48 Raymond Loewy Aug 49 Chicago & Eastern Illinois...
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    Certain "Trains" and "Railfan & Railroad" issues wanted

    Am seeking the following issues, articles included, of Trains magazine: May 1947 St. Johnsbury & Lake Champlain Nov 47 Mixed trains, Barriger Apr 48 Washington & Old Dominion Dec 48 Raymond Loewy Aug 49 C&EI centennial Dec 50 Atlantic & Danville Dec 52 St...
  3. east_bay_alex

    Tehachapi Trip 2017

    Here is a video taken from a recent trip to the Tehachapi Mountains: 5_pGSywSHyU Enjoy, and subscribe for more!
  4. Amtrak enters Chapelle semaphores

    Amtrak enters Chapelle semaphores

    Amtrak\'s Southwest Chief, the eastbound No. 4, rounds the curve at WSS Chapelle, the west end of the Chapelle, N.M., siding, in July 2015. These semaphores are between Lamy, N.M., and Las Vegas, N.M., but immediately north of the S-Curves and closer to Las Vegas. The exit off I-25 is Bernal...
  5. DoctorZ

    End-O-The-Line Railroad Park & Museum in Currie, MN

    In the remote little town of Currie, MN (Pop. 233) in the Southwestern part of the State lies a neat Railroad Museum and Park. I shot some video while visiting there: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2_qa9zdHDU Enjoy!
  6. DoctorZ

    Greetings from the Twin Cities, MN, USA.

    Well this is my first "Rail Fan" forum board. I'm really new to this. As a kid I used to chase trains because I grew up only 1/2 mile from SOO Line's Shoreham switching yards in N.E. Minneapolis, MN. Back in those days, my dad and I would go for walks around the switch yard and watch them put...
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    David Morgan, "News & Ed. Comment", Trains, June 1976

    Can anyone of you please let me know what Trains editor David P Morgan said in "News & Editorial Comment" in the June 1976 issue about Conrail? Kevin P Keefe, later Trains editor, said in the Sept 1998 issue that Morgan questioned about the Conrail inception whether it was "April Fool's Day or...
  8. tnolan55

    night photos

    I dont always photograph trains at night, but when I do: My "attempt" at a long exposure shot, all i did was move the camera while taking the picture. Let me know which one(s) you think are best and what I can do to improve my night photographing.
  9. U

    Questions Non-Railfans ask Railfans

    What are some things Non-Railfans have asked you about trains and/or being a railfan? Also, what are some "funny" things non-railfans have said about trains?
  10. Tunnels near Lyle

    Tunnels near Lyle

    Empty coal train from Centralia passes through tunnels under Chamberlain Lake Rest Area.
  11. Union Pacific In The Columbia River Gorge

    Union Pacific In The Columbia River Gorge

    Oil on canvas 18 x 36 inch. Sold but have prints.
  12. njurgensen

    Local rail enthusiast bored out of mind...

    Still working on that scanner, just a matter of getting the money now... ...but in the mean time, I currently reside in a boring old apartment. I lack cable tv, internet, or for that matter anything fun to do except Xbox and that gets old. Being a typical college student, I also participate...
  13. NS 12G tied down on siding at Clayton, Delaware

    NS 12G tied down on siding at Clayton, Delaware

    NS 12G southbound train tied down on siding in Clayton, Delaware a while rainy weather. NS H5V or H39 crews will come to up board on 12G southbound train and, little trip head to Harrington, Delaware.
  14. CSX coal westbound train

    CSX coal westbound train

    I seen CSX coal westbound train in St.Denis, Maryland
  15. Odd engines on NS 13G northbound train

    Odd engines on NS 13G northbound train

    Someone was told me that (Ex-CR) NS SD60 #6716 was on grain southbound train so somehow they need add for 13G northbound plus HH NS GP38-2 was involved too and, HH NS GP38-2 from Harrington yard.
  16. U

    New K3LAs?

    Lately I've been hearing these deeper K3LAs that sound a lot like RS3Ks. Locos with this horn: UP 7300 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LB2WmkEpNc UP 6910 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0t4e0pP3mU UP 6672 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LB2WmkEpNc UP 7284...
  17. Two monster trains

    Two monster trains

    A westbound monster grain train with mid. and rear DPU sits in the hole on main one with the conducter out along side giving the passing monster northbound coal train with rear DPU the rollby on main two and on to Roberts Bank as a man walking the beach watchs the action.
  18. Steve's Down-under train shots

    Steve's Down-under train shots

    IRA MZ 1434 JT36C plus Chicago Freight Car Leasing Australia GL work northound train 1871 to Dubbo at Murrobo curve NSW in the morning fog.
  19. Norfolk Southern

    Norfolk Southern

    Norfolk Southern
  20. Norfolk Southern

    Norfolk Southern

    Norfolk Southern



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