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Archive for October, 2005

Day & Night / Between Old Times and a New Era

Jon Bentz

Day & Night, snapshots of Columbus Union Station. (more)

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About a mile

About a mile

Crook

The line itself is an anachronism, lightly ballasted and weed-grown, with jointed rail, serving a single customer. The branch is a forgotten corner of the vast CSX system now, reached only on trackage rights on the shortline Ohio Central. (more)

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In the golden moment of the day 

misko

Passing last Saturday long spotted place, this time luck was on my side… (more)
 

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Model Photography

Shamus

Getting Started in Model Railroad Photography …  (more)

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Brakie, what the hell keeps you…

Misko

Railroader’s day is composed of many little moments; some are insignificant, others can change the day… A story from Ljubljana Zalog drill yard. (more)

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Victims of the Pass

Jonathan.Glanville

I stood in the cool morning air at the east portal of Cascade Tunnel, at the summit of BNSF Railway’s Stevens Pass route. This high in the hills, Old Man Winter still held out and made his presence known: (more)

 

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ahockley
Moose Pass, located on the Kenai Peninsula north of Seward, Alaska was the first major natural barrier faced during the construction of the Alaska Railroad. Today, the railroad routing southward from Anchorage to Portage is mostly water-level along Turnagain Arm, with grades quickly increasing after departing Portage on the climb towards Grandview and ultimately to Moose Pass. (more)

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Steam Heros

FoamersNW

Once steam gets in your blood, it never leaves. Looking back, it seems to have just been yesterday, but also it felt like an eternity since I had my indoctrination into the world of steam preservation.  (more)

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Beyond Locomotives

Beyond Locomotives

greenthumb

My intent is to share some of these moments that have been captured before the locomotive arrives, as it passes and after it is long gone. Those moments of that sweet silence; that stillness that lingers after a thundering train has passed…  (more)

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70 miles per hour

70 miles per hour

misko

70 miles per hour… may not be breathtaking speed for a passenger train, if it ain’t running down the old second-class mainline…  (more)

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