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  1. Here's a panned picture of a CalTrain commuter train in San Francisco at night. The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge(Interstate 80 or I-80) is in the background. https://www.railpictures.net/photo/377189/ Wendell Idaho, USA
  2. Here's a picture of Amtrak California's Capitol Corridor train with a CalTrain locomotive in Oakland, California. The Downtown Oakland skyline is in the background. The heavy rush-hour traffic is driving on the Nimitz Freeway(Interstate 880 or I-880). https://www.railpictures.net/photo/319342/ Wendell Idaho, USA
  3. Keith, the Santa Fe Railway used blue and yellow switchers from the 1960's all the way into the 1990's. Here's some links to some Santa Fe switchers: https://www.railpictures.net/photo/419001/ https://www.railpictures.net/photo/418077/ https://www.railpictures.net/photo/436683/ https://www.railpictures.net/photo/520259/ Wendell Idaho, USA
  4. Here's one more picture of the Horseshoe Curve for now. This overhead scene would be impressive for a N scale or even a Z scale layout! https://www.railpictures.net/photo/658094/ Wendell Idaho, USA
  5. Here's a couple more pictures of the Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania. This time it's the Norfolk Southern Railway running the show. https://www.railpictures.net/photo/216657/ https://www.railpictures.net/photo/162995/ Wendell Idaho, USA
  6. Here's a 1988 picture of a Conrail train near Altoona, Pennsylvania. The train is traversing through the world famous Horseshoe Curve. Altoona is about 100 miles(160 kilometers) east of Pittsburgh. https://www.railpictures.net/photo/403053/ Wendell Idaho, USA
  7. Here's a picture of a Canadian Pacific Railway train in Crown Point, New York. The train is traversing through some beautiful autumn scenery in the Northeast. Crown Point is about 107 miles(171.2 kilometers) north of Albany along Lake Champlain. https://www.railpictures.net/photo/751318/ Wendell Idaho, USA
  8. Nice picture of West Wendover, Nevada. I have driven through that city a lot of times along Interstate 80(I-80). Wendell Idaho, USA
  9. As a native metro Angeleno, I totally agree with you. In the last three decades, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority(LA Metro) had spent gobs of money on rail infrastructure(light rail/subway) and they are still building new train routes today! Wendell Idaho, USA
  10. Here's a picture of a Union Pacific Railroad train in Colton, California. The train is moving down Ninth(9th) Street on former Southern Pacific trackage. Colton is a suburb in the Greater Los Angeles area. https://www.railpictures.net/photo/426757/ Wendell Idaho, USA
  11. Here's a picture of a Arkansas Midland Railroad train in North Little Rock, Arkansas. The train is moving down Arkansas Avenue. The City of North Little Rock is a suburb of the regular Little Rock. https://www.railpictures.net/photo/747995/ Wendell Idaho, USA
  12. Here's a 1992 picture of a Southern Pacific Railroad train in Walong, California. The train is circulating the world famous Tehachapi Loop. Walong is a suburb of Bakersfield. https://www.railpictures.net/photo/216544/ Wendell Idaho, USA
  13. Here's a 1995 picture of a BC Rail train in Lillooet, British Columbia, Canada. The train is crossing the Fraser River. Lillooet is about 157 miles(251.2 kilometers) northeast of Vancouver via British Columbia Highway 99(BC-99). https://www.railpictures.net/photo/239039/ Wendell Idaho, USA
  14. Nice track plan with no runaround tracks, Mal! This is proof that modelers do not need a runaround track in order to have a satisfying layout. Wendell Idaho, USA
  15. Here's a beautiful sunrise picture of Amtrak California's Pacific Surfliner train in Santa Barbara, California. The train is running next to the Pacific Ocean. Santa Barbara is 94 miles(150.4 kilometers) west-northwest of Los Angeles. https://www.railpictures.net/photo/719005/ Wendell Idaho, USA
  16. Nice picture of the Cane Creek Branch. Wendell Idaho, USA
  17. Here's a picture of a Union Pacific Railroad train in Helper, Utah. The train is traversing Price Canyon in the snow. Helper is about 110 road-miles(176 road-kilometers) southeast of Salt Lake City via U.S. Route 6(US-6) and the Interstate 15(I-15) freeway. https://www.railpictures.net/photo/317469/ Wendell Idaho, USA
  18. Paul, most of the time, I deliver food items to a store, warehouse, or a distribution center from different companies. I am so glad that my trucking company wants to haul food loads because people got to have food and water to survive. The trucking industry hasn't been hit hard like the railroad industry has been here in The States. Wendell Idaho, USA
  19. Paul, I have been mostly busy with work since the start of the pandemic. The only type of traveling I have been doing in the last few months is work as a professional truck driver. Wendell Idaho, USA
  20. Here's another picture of a Union Pacific Railroad train in Palisade, Nevada. The train is on former Central Pacific(later Southern Pacific) trackage in the Palisade Canyon. This railroad track was originally part of the First Transcontinental Railroad in 1869. https://www.railpictures.net/photo/677435/ Wendell Idaho, USA
  21. Here's a picture of a Union Pacific Railroad train in Palisade, Nevada. The train is traversing Palisade Canyon next to the Humboldt River. This UP train is moving eastbound on former Western Pacific Railroad trackage. On the other side of the Humboldt River, the second railroad track was originally built by the Central Pacific Railroad(later the Southern Pacific Railroad). Both of these railroad tracks are now owned by the Union Pacific and are used for directional running today(westbounds on the former SP, eastbounds on the former WP). Palisade is about 260 road-miles(416 road-kilometers) ea
  22. Here's a beautiful picture of a Coaster commuter train in Del Mar, California. The train is running next to the Pacific Ocean along the bluffs. Del Mar is a beachfront suburb of San Diego. https://www.railpictures.net/photo/669669/ Wendell Idaho, USA
  23. Here's a modern picture of Mason Street in Fort Collins, Colorado. It is the BNSF Railway sporting the "Executive" locomotives(Grinstein green and cream). https://www.railpictures.net/photo/623258/ Wendell Idaho, USA
  24. Here's a 1990 picture of the Burlington Northern in Fort Collins, Colorado. The train is moving down Mason Street. Check out those old-time cars in the picture such as that Ford LTD station wagon(powder blue)! Fort Collins is about 60 miles(96 kilometers) north of Denver via the Interstate 25(I-25) freeway and is the home of the main campus of Colorado State University. https://www.railpictures.net/photo/419806/ Wendell Idaho, USA
  25. Here's a picture of the New Orleans & Gulf Coast Railway in Gretna, Louisiana. The train is running down Madison Street. Gretna is a suburb of New Orleans. https://www.railpictures.net/photo/741200/ Wendell Idaho, USA
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