RAILROAD SIGNALS of the U.S.

 

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 Here are pictures from wherever and whenever.  Some may interest you, others probably won't :-)

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A few shots of a NS freight passing a U.S. DOT track car in Manassas VA on 082205


A SB VRE commuter train in Alexandria VA on 082205

     
A few shots of New Haven freights in Queens, about a mile and a half from Hell Gate bridge.  The middle picture shows southbound E-33's in 10/68 - a year later they were gone as evidenced in the right picture.  These pictures were taken when I was in my teens when I would stay with my grandparents over the summer.  Nice view from the sixth floor of the apartment building - trains, planes, and subways!  These are scans of Instamatic pictures.


Gallitzin PA - At the Horseshoe Curve helper facility


Marietta GA - Georgia Northeastern #9708 and #316 leaving the yard for the mainline.


Eastbound Amtrak heading down Horseshoe Curve into Altoona.


Pennsy GP-9 #7048 on display at Horseshoe Curve.


A westbound Norfolk Southern freight with Conrail engines climbing Horseshoe Curve.


New Castle PA - New Castle Industrial #4094 in the shops and doing the local thing.


New Castle PA - A couple of heavy weight transformer cars


On the east side of Kokomo IN


South of Waterloo IA - After an hour of waiting in 12" of snow with tennies on, and it's nearly dark.....


Union Bridge MD - A Maryland Midland freight


Downtown Roanoke VA - we're in NS territory


Relay MD - EB CSX freight at the St Denis commuter station


Hagerstown MD - an EB CSX freight


Berea OH - THE Railfan spot of Cleveland area where both CSX and NS are easy to shoot....


Roanoke VA - An NS freight with a BNSF GE on the lead


Rosenburg TX - a WB BNSF freight.


Houston TX


Baltimore MD - Pictures at the Martins MARC station

 


Transit



Last day of operation before the double tracking project started on the north end.  Right photo by John Buxton, that's me off to the left.


Philadelphia PA - SEPTA streetcar near the 69th St terminal.


Houston TX Light Rail


Minneapolis MN Light Rail


Non-Train Stuff



This is one of my all time favorite photos.  It's from the Hubble, and every spec of light is a galaxy, there are no stars in the picture!
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The Mason's Washington Monument in Alexandria VA / 082205
 


This is the "big chicken" on Cobb Pkwy in Marietta GA. It almost got torn down in a remodeling of the KFC, but the locals prevailed and kept the landmark. The eyes and beak move.
 


This water tower is along I85 in Gaffney SC.... Pretty cool, huh?
 


Downtown Atlanta skyline at dusk and a couple of buildings at night that decorate the Atlanta skyline, the one on the left is particularly neat.



A couple of cars seen on the highway in North Carolina that you probably want to avoid.... I stayed away from the one on the left, figuring he wouldn't have insurance to cover my truck if he hit it - he was on the cellphone and not paying much attention to his driving, probably why his car is the way it is!

 

 


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