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RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW #4002 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Krauss Maffei-4000 at Leyden, Colorado by Roger Lalonde

Net Photo: DRGW Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Krauss at Leyden, Colorado by Roger Lalonde

Lonely boxcar without a train! C B & Q - Burlington Route - Everywhere west

Lonely boxcar without a train! C B & Q - Burlington Route - Everywhere west

View my collections on flickr here:   Collections  The westbound California Zephyr at the bumper block in Chicago Union Station, ready for boarding to San Francisco and other points West.  I can't say just when I took this photo in 1969, as it was when I was arriving or departing Chicago on a different train.

California Zephyr in Chicago's Union Station, 1969 - The Zephyr is currently at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union

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More new locomotives in old clothes: NS #8099 in Southern Railway design. This railroad was the first major railroad switching from steam to diesel completely  already in 1953.

More new locomotives in old clothes: NS in Southern Railway design. This railroad was the first major railroad switching from steam to diesel completely already in

Rainy Paducah nights: On the eve before returning to home rails after an extensive rebuild at the Paducah Shops, Union Pacific’s A-B-A set of E9s sit in the fog and rain with a passenger train in Paducah, Kentucky, on April 25, 1993.

Rainy Paducah nights: On the eve before returning to home rails after an extensive rebuild at the Paducah Shops, Union Pacific’s A-B-A set of sit in the fog and rain with a passenger train in Paducah, Kentucky, on April

After laying over in the siding at Fraser, Colorado, as the skiers enjoy some powder on the slopes, the Rio Grande Ski Train now departs eastbound to pick up the tired passengers at Winter Park on the afternoon of February 9, 2001.

After laying over in the siding at Fraser, Colorado, as the skiers enjoy some powder on the slopes, the Rio Grande Ski Train now departs eastbound to pick up the tired passengers at Winter Park on the afternoon of February

The Famous Santa Fe .

Old Postcard Wednesday—The Famous Santa Fe Streamlined Fleet

Pennsylvania Railroad FM C-Liner #9453 in Altoona, Pennsylvania on September 16, 1955.

Pennsylvania Railroad FM C-Liner, class HP diesel electric locomotive # is seen at the railroad's facility in East Altoona, Pennsylvaina, September John Dziobko Jr.

Long train "snakes" along water's edge

Durango Train #Colorado. Need to see if they have a polar express ride!!!

Durango Train, Colorado The Narrow Gauge Train Trip from Durango to Silverton & return. Done this trip!

What made the Rio Grande so endearing to railfans, and even historians, was its rugged main line through the Rocky Mountains that required large and powerful locomotives to move freight, during both the steam and diesel eras. Seen here is a trio of the road's classic SD40T-2 tunnel motors, a GP40-2, and GP40 as they muscle westbound freight #151 up Soldier Summit at appropriately named Helper, Utah on September 28, 1985.

The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad was a legendary western "fallen flag" which battled the Rocky Mountains through Colorado and Utah.

RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW 5401 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad EMD SD40T-2 at East Portal, Colorado by Mike Danneman

High quality photograph of Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad EMD # DRGW 5401 at East Portal, Colorado, USA.

Old Sac (Sacramento Old Town) and California State Railroad Museum

Old Sac (Sacramento Old Town) and California State Railroad Museum

New England Fall Foliage Train. Travel by train, a great way to spend the holiday with loved ones. Either going to someplace special or just for a day

Damn nature, you pretty. Also a train.

New England Fall Foliage Train. A fall foliage train tour is a leisurely way to experience the beauty of autumn in New England.

Fork in the Road:    Guiding the way /   In twisted winding paths  /  The present confused  /  All hope seems lost   / One traveler   / Two choices  /  Two paths  /  One decision /   No way to know,  /  What the future holds  /  But the light shines brightly /   Leading the way

architecturia: Paris Metro Tracks a lovely art