• General Discussion: Locomotives, Rolling Stock, and Equipment

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General discussion about locomotives, rolling stock, and equipment

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what is this?
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want model or info of NBS weight/scale test car from 70's
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Locomotive Production Industry-Future Unclear
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GG1 4879 to run again!
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who's are they? EDITED LINK
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early ACF cement cars/need info
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Freight Classification Turntable
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Looking for...
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what is the purpose of the gatx tank trainer?
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Installing Concrete Ties
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Coupler
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Not the Ghostbuster car but its the..
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CSX Iron Highway
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Builders of New Passenger Cars
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Couplers
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Who built this hopper car?
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Dash-3 locomotive designations
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6 axles vs. 4 axles
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AC/DC engines in same consist
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Selling obsolete switch keys, etc (was: For Sale)
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Flat Wheels
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Wild UP Tank Cars
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Over-reduction
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AC Power from watercooler
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Wheel profiling
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The Front Pantograph is up again
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Nickelbacks Song- "Photograph"
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Hy Rail
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Moving Locomotives by truck over road
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Main Reservoir Lines
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"armstrong" interlocking towers
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General Freight Car Component Dimensions and Specifications
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What kind of horn is this?
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Locomotive Lateral Motion On CSX Power
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Question about train description
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Are there any videos on the net of the UAC Turbo Train?
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Weights and Lengths of loco's.....
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Question about "Spine cars"
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Why are railroads still using creosote ties?
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Recording pantograph and catenery
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When good pantographs go bad...
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World's Best Rail Graffiti
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BQ23-7's
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Schnabel Cars
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Rail Power Pick Up
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Axle tonnage
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A Call for New Switchers
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Autoracks going extinct
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Funny Railroad Joke
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The sound of steel wheel on steel rail...
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Converting from friction bearing to roller bearing
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FRED/EOTs of Today
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Subway car to coach conversion
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8 Replies 
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Radar
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Fuel Consumption GP38 v. 40
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Freight car trucks with X-stays
by bengt  - 
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GG-1 cabs pictures
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6 Replies 
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I'm in need of locomotive top speeds
by White Rabbit  - 
1 Replies 
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graffiti
by toberborgan  - 
22 Replies 
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Ditch Lights
by gawlikfj  - 
11 Replies 
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Loco works and Google maps
by Cameo1  - 
0 Replies 
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question about mult. units inline vs. 2 or 3 pushers
by Steve F45  - 
4 Replies 
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marked rail road jacks
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0 Replies 
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P42 Thoughts
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8 Replies 
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CF7s
by shortlinerailroader  - 
4 Replies 
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Capacity markings
by KC8WJG  - 
1 Replies 
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Boxcar Widths
by gawlikfj  - 
1 Replies 
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Dream a Little Dream: First Amtrak equipment dispersal
by NJTRailfan  - 
5 Replies 
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Airbrakes
by ricebrianrice  - 
2 Replies 
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 by Otto Vondrak
 
The Presidential Locomotive.....
by jmp883  - 
7 Replies 
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Why No UPS/FEDEX Rail?
by steamal  - 
19 Replies 
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When were roofwalks banned?
by NellsChoo  - 
6 Replies 
 3503 Views
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"Dimples" and rods (poling pockets)
by oakwood  - 
16 Replies 
 9200 Views
 by DutchRailnut
 
Moving rail cars short distances (a small plant)?
by amorphis  - 
25 Replies 
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 by RussNelson
 
Mexican Locomotives?
by cifn2  - 
2 Replies 
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Advantage over four, six, eight axle locomotives?
by dvsnbell  - 
9 Replies 
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Rail width question
by izzy1975  - 
8 Replies 
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Locomotives for sale
by uhaul  - 
6 Replies 
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 by Luther Brefo
 
Constructed in Kingston, an interesting read....
by Cameo1  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Cameo1
 
jump starting diesel engines
by David Benton  - 
18 Replies 
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Winterization Hatches
by Railhead  - 
2 Replies 
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 by GOLDEN-ARM
 
GMTX 6973
by emd_SD_60  - 
1 Replies 
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genset and hybrid
by amoreho1  - 
10 Replies 
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Private Varnish
by LocoEngineer  - 
1 Replies 
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load test units
by amoreho1  - 
2 Replies 
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 by ExEMDLOCOTester
 
strap rail questions
by Markus B  - 
5 Replies 
 2012 Views
 by walt
 
Unknown Reporting Marks
by Eric Kreszl  - 
13 Replies 
 2761 Views
 by MikeF
 
Diesel Lecomotive Demo Book is here!
by Phil Hom  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Phil Hom
 
Electric locos
by steamal  - 
4 Replies 
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 by rdganthracite
 
Freight Car Builders
by bwparker1  - 
2 Replies 
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 by GLGken
 
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