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SP/MP, McNeil, Texas, 1965 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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The Southern Pacific local is on its way, and Missouri Pacific’s Texas Eagle will soon be moving again following a lengthy delay at the depot in McNeil, Texas. So ends another typical incident in everyday railroading during August 1965. Fortunately, experienced railroaders can wave it off. Photograph by J. Parker Lamb, © 2016, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Lamb-02-050-01

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BM, East Deerfield, Massachusetts, 1980 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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Westbound Boston and Maine Railroad freight train prepares to depart yard in East Deerfield, Massachusetts, on a foggy day in June 1980. Photograph by J. Parker Lamb, © 2017, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Lamb-02-114-08

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SAR, Toorwater, South Africa, 1995 por Center for Railroad Photography & Art

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ATSF, Chillicothe, Illinois, 1947 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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Santa Fe Railway passenger train “Second 24,” the second section of the eastbound Grand Canyon Limited behind streamlined 4-6-4 steam locomotive no. 3460, drifts to a stop at Chillicothe, Illinois, on August 3, 1947. Photograph by Wallace W. Abbey, © 2015, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Abbey-02-091-03

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ATSF, Chicago, Illinois, 1952 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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Two Santa Fe Railway streamlined passenger trains rest under the shed at Dearborn Station in downtown Chicago on February 2, 1952. Leading both trains are F-series diesel-electric locomotives built by the Electro-Motive Division of General Motors. Photograph by Wallace W. Abbey, © 2015, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Abbey-02-047-01

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SP, Del Rio, Texas, 1984 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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Initial inspection of Southern Pacific Railroad’s no. 4449 locomotive at Del Rio, Texas, after tender coupler pin failed on westbound trip in June 1984. Photograph by J. Parker Lamb, © 2017, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Lamb-02-090-02

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CFS, Al-Zabadani, Syria, 1991 por Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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Syrian Railways steam locomotive no. 130-751 pulling three passenger cars in Al-Zabadani, Syria on July 21, 1991. Photograph by Fred M. Springer, © 2014, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Springer-Hedjaz-ZimZam(1)-10-23

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ATSF, Chicago, Illinois, 1946 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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Santa Fe passenger train no. 23, the westbound Grand Canyon led by streamlined 4-6-4 steam locomotive no. 3460, crossing the Pennsylvania and the Chicago & Western Indiana railroads at 21st Street on its way out of Chicago on June 22, 1946. Photograph by Wallace W. Abbey, © 2015, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Abbey-01-052-02

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GTW, Chicago, Illinois, 1952 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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Grand Trunk Western streamlined 4-8-4 steam locomotive no. 6409 leading an eastbound passenger train out of Chicago’s Dearborn Station on February 2, 1952. Photograph by Wallace W. Abbey, © 2015, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Abbey-02-047-06

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SP, Camp Roberts, California, 1984 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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Westbound Southern Pacific Railroad passenger train, Daylight, led by steam locomotive no. 4449 near Camp Roberts, California, on June 20, 1984. Photograph by John F. Bjorklund, © 2016, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Bjorklund-86-17-07

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Van Horne, Iowa
Population: 682

“The Community of Van Horne was named after Sir William Cornelius Van Horne (1843-1915), Chicago-Milwakee Railroad Superintendent. Van Horne was described as the “New Village” in 1883 and was committee to be an active business center for the future.”

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CRIP, Chicago, Illinois, 1973 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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Rock Island Line E6 no. 630 and outbound commuter train led by E8 no. 660 at 47th Street in Chicago, Illinois, on May 5, 1973. Photograph by John F. Bjorklund, © 2016, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Bjorklund-82-04-02

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MP, San Antonio, Texas, 1966 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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Missouri Pacific Railroad’s Aztec Eagle passenger train departs San Antonio, Texas, for Laredo as northbound Texas Eagle passenger train equipment is being prepared for departure in July 1966. Photograph by J. Parker Lamb, © 2016, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Lamb-02-059-06

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ATSF, Chicago, Illinois, 1971 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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Amtrak passenger train no. 15, the westbound Texas Chief (still running entirely with Santa Fe equipment) departing Union Station in Chicago, Illinois, on July 4, 1971. Photograph by John F. Bjorklund, © 2015, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Bjorklund-04-05-15

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WAB, Chicago, Illinois, 1952 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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A Wabash Railroad engineer stands next to his steam locomotive, 4-6-4 no. 702, under the trainshed at Chicago’s Dearborn Station on February 2, 1952. They have just brought eastbound train no. 10, the Banner Blue, in from St. Louis. Photograph by Wallace W. Abbey, © 2015, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Abbey-02-048-03

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MILW, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1960 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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Skytop parlor-observation car off the Milwaukee Road’s Olympian Hiawatha passenger train stands in the station at Minneapolis, Minnesota, on March 6, 1960. Photograph by Wallace W. Abbey, © 2015, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Abbey-04-132-07

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AMTK/PC, Chicago, Illinois, 1972 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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Amtrak passenger train no. 51, the James Whitcomb Riley, operating on Penn Central track being pulled from Chicago, Illinois, on April 1, 1972. Photograph by John F. Bjorklund, © 2016, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Bjorklund-79-11-10

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AMTK/WP, Keddie, California, 1975 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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Westbound Amtrak San Francisco Zephyr passenger train on Western Pacific Railroad at Keddie, California, on April 20, 1975. Photograph by John F. Bjorklund, © 2016, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Bjorklund-93-04-04

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Springer-CO3-21-14 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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Ski Train
May 1987
Springer, Fred M.; Springer-CO3-21-14; 1987-05; Still Image; 35mm Slide; 35 mm; Center for Railroad Photography and Art; Springer-CO3-21-14; © 2014, Center for Railroad Photography and Art

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C&EI, Danville, Illinois, 1959 by Center for Railroad Photography & Art
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Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad’s Chicago-bound Georgian-Humming Bird passenger train leaves Danville, Illinois, on a frigid December morning in 1959. Photograph by J. Parker Lamb, © 2015, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Lamb-01-041-04