• General Discussion: Locomotives, Rolling Stock, and Equipment

  • General discussion about locomotives, rolling stock, and equipment
General discussion about locomotives, rolling stock, and equipment

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Locomotive cabs
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The Railroad.Net Forums Whistle/Horn Report Thread
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YouTube and other movie links of railroad equipment!
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Please Don't Feed the Trolls
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Some articles and pictures of railroad bridges.
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The Best Railway Poems Everyone Should Read
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Ashcroft Steam Pressure and Vacuum Gauges 1920
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Vintage steam era parts and fittings catalogs
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STEAM WHISTLES,ANYONE?
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hydrogen powered locomotives
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Cameroon Railways (CamRail) on the docks in Norfolk, Va.
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Identify this beast. Commuter rail 1980s?
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World War One Narrow Gauge Locomotives
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The Perfect Locomotive
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What Do You Think ?
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Concrete and wood ties used together
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If you could change one thing on your Loco...
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Morden Frog and Crossing Works
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Boiler explosions & Boiler building books
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Old Railroad Trade journals
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Ashton Valve Company
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Locomotive text for engineers and firemen 1909
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Engine Whistle Signals
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Patents
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BR Class 28 query
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Favorite Locomotive
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OLD RAILROAD POEM
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Union Pacific Steam Shop Tour (Sep 17, 2020)
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Pullman Window Jack?
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Never Seen a Baldwin Steam Engine Like This!
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OptiFuel Producing Natural Gas Switchers
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What are these 2 rail vehicles?
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Mark Twain Zephyr Restoration
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Alternative fuels for rail transport
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Greased Lightnin!
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Unique Locomotives Worldwide
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Rail height question
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Biden and Wabtec
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NREX 9402
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Locomotive stickers
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Railroad Tie Replacement
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Freightcar America off to Mexico
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Safety Valve Data article 1909
by Rick A  - 
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Groups Lobby against CRRC
by Pensyfan19  - 
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The Safety Valve Journal and F.E. Saward
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Trains Magazine introduces new 'Trains Preservation Campaign' program
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Trackside Fueling
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Drawing for AAR wheel profile?
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Diesels with Pantographs
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Unusual Locomotive Proposals
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And I Thought Locomotive Engines Were Powerful.
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RailRunner Intermodal Concept is not Dead
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British / European Rolling stock operating in North America?
by Cosakita18  - 
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How fast can GP7s adn GP9s go?
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American Rail Car Institute - Freight Car Orders
by Jeff Smith  - 
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Bi-level DMU: who can do it?
by Pensyfan19  - 
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Well cars and 8" low platforms: how to create clearance
by mtuandrew  - 
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Steam Locomotives Still in Service?
by Pensyfan19  - 
1 Replies 
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New Build Diesel Ideas?
by Pensyfan19  - 
12 Replies 
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Eight-Axle Locomotives (Electric, Diesel and Gas Turbine)
by Pneudyne  - 
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Could Transmashholding expand to North America?
by D.S. Lewith  - 
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Transition from link/pin to AAR knuckle couplers
by CarterB  - 
4 Replies 
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Does Coal Dust Affect Railfan Health?
by Denver Dude  - 
7 Replies 
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 by Engineer Spike
 
Questions for railroad experts familiar with lanterns
by HighAndMightyColor  - 
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How to fire up a steam locomotive video
by Rick A  - 
0 Replies 
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High Points of how railroads and locomotives came to be?
by HighAndMightyColor  - 
3 Replies 
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Stupid question about car hand brakes
by STrRedWolf  - 
3 Replies 
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Brotherhood of locomotive firemen and engineers
by Rick A  - 
1 Replies 
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Eugene Bourdon and the Bourdon tube
by Rick A  - 
4 Replies 
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Help with a whistle identification please
by Rick A  - 
1 Replies 
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Need help to ID track maintenance
by Rick A  - 
2 Replies 
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Frisco-man monthly newsletter
by Rick A  - 
0 Replies 
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Locomotives and Extreme Cold
by Denver Dude  - 
8 Replies 
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Locomotive footboard removal
by BobLI  - 
2 Replies 
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steam locomotive construction and maintenance 1921
by Rick A  - 
0 Replies 
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Baldwin locomotive works parts catalog 1906
by Rick A  - 
0 Replies 
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Locomotive appliances 1904
by Rick A  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Rick A
 
Burnet Co supplies catalog 1900
by Rick A  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Rick A
 
1895 James Morrison Brass Mfg Co. Toronto catalog
by Rick A  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Rick A
 
1917 ARTICLE ABOUT LOCOMOTIVE SAFETY VALVES
by Rick A  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Rick A
 
Prevalence of private cars?
by CLamb  - 
8 Replies 
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 by CarterB
 
Marking for Steel grade on Couplers?
by bengt  - 
0 Replies 
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 by bengt
 
Favorite Lesser-Known engines?
by ConstanceR46  - 
22 Replies 
 6436 Views
 by ExCon90
 
I-ETMS Question - Please help
by samcevoy  - 
4 Replies 
 5883 Views
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Locomotives and Tornado Safety
by Denver Dude  - 
7 Replies 
 1452 Views
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Horsepower and Notch Setting
by Denver Dude  - 
6 Replies 
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 by Denver Dude
 
E-Bells everywhere
by Amtrak706  - 
4 Replies 
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 by airman00
 
Single intermodal container car
by BobLI  - 
9 Replies 
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 by Engineer Spike
 
TPIX FGE/Berwick cars
by Spur44  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Spur44
 
Run 8 vs. Run 8 Question
by Denver Dude  - 
10 Replies 
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 by Pj
 
AAR ST-464 tank car?
by spRocket  - 
0 Replies 
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 by spRocket
 
Freight car truck identification
by talltim  - 
2 Replies 
 2314 Views
 by AlKaLI
 
Kawasaki Losing Money on Passenger Cars
by John_Perkowski  - 
24 Replies 
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Load Meter Testing
by WP Mechanic  - 
1 Replies 
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 by WVU
 
Caboose Insulation Question
by Bigt  - 
1 Replies 
 2398 Views
 by Spitfire2865
 
New Mass Rail Car Builder! (or not) - Vertex Rail Mfg
by bostontrainguy  - 
124 Replies 
 47851 Views
 by Safetee
 
Unidentified Locomotives
by Lensmeister  - 
9 Replies 
 3772 Views
 by Lensmeister
 
Hydrogen powered trains
by zebrasepta  - 
2 Replies 
 2332 Views
 by DutchRailnut
 
"Hybrid" locomotive combinations
by D Alex  - 
14 Replies 
 4144 Views
 by Pneudyne
 
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