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Rail Lightning
combining two of my favorite things to watch - trains and thunderstorms!
Photo Album By: Brian
 
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Photo ID: 498003

The latest local power sets for frac sand traffic in Altoona, Wisconsin includes SD60Ms and a SD40-2. A few of these units sit and idle outside the depot as lightning and severe thunderstorms pass... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD60M
Location: Altoona, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: UP 2370
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 16, 2014


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By: Travis Dewitz

Added: Sep 15, 2014

People's Choice 4

Views: 14,838
Comments: 7

Favorited: 59
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Photo ID: 496432

While the city of Aiken and their local shortline sleep, mother nature's fury is out in full force.

Railroad: Aiken Railway
Locomotive: EMD GP30
Location: Aiken, South Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: AIKR 4201
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 04, 2014


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By: Joseph Johns

Added: Sep 04, 2014

People's Choice 3

Views: 14,189
Comments: 9

Favorited: 80
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Photo ID: 487194

Southbound FEC train 107 has just cleared the south end of the Palm Bay siding as a severe thunderstorm approaches. Five different lightning strikes from this very intense storm are shown in this ... (more)

Railroad: Florida East Coast Railroad (FEC)
Locomotive: NA
Location: Melbourne, Florida, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: FEC 107
Photo Date: June, 2014


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By: John Doughty

Added: Jun 26, 2014

Views: 6,737
Comments: 0

Favorited: 29
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Photo ID: 486263

Last night while out storm chasing I happened upon a coal train sitting in the Stowe yard overnight. NS1019 was in perfect line from the storms moving in from the west. After dozens of shots I was... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NS 1019
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 19, 2014


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By: Shawn Alan Leightcap

Added: Jun 19, 2014

Photo of the Week
People's Choice 1

Views: 34,492
Comments: 30

Favorited: 280
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Photo ID: 481399

Thunderstorm rolled to the North while I was out shooting trains last night. Captured this shot of lightning from the Norfolk Southern Reading Yard last night. Photo by Shawn A Leightcap

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Reading, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NS 5031
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 13, 2014


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By: Shawn Alan Leightcap

Added: May 13, 2014

People's Choice 1

Views: 13,605
Comments: 14

Favorited: 103


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Photo ID: 459574

At the 1990 NRHS Convention in St. Louis, TRAINS Magazine had a special and private photo staged in the afternoon where all four participating steam locomotives would be lined up for its staffers.... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: UP 844
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 17, 1990


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By: Mike Del Vecchio

Added: Nov 23, 2013

Views: 10,345
Comments: 4

Favorited: 51
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Photo ID: 440485

The rain has stopped and a severe thunderstorm has moved out over the Atlantic as Florida East Coast train 222 races north through the Airport Road crossing near the Titusville Autoramp. As the e... (more)

Railroad: Florida East Coast Railroad (FEC)
Locomotive: EMD SD70M-2
Location: Titusville, Florida, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: FEC 222
Photo Date: June, 2013


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By: John Doughty

Added: Jun 19, 2013

Views: 8,033
Comments: 3

Favorited: 49
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Photo ID: 423716

A supercell thunderstorm rages on across the Texas night sky as the flashes of lightning silhouette tall cement grain silos as a BNSF container train flashes east through Umbarger at milepost 581.... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Locomotive: n/a
Location: Umbarger, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 25, 2009


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By: Travis Dewitz

Added: Feb 04, 2013

Views: 4,502
Comments: 1

Favorited: 41
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Photo ID: 396630

Thunder over Palmer Lake
A Santa Fe GP20 on a weedsprayer train waits out a storm over Palmer Lake, Colorado. I don’t remember the exact exposure of this photo, but I set the lens to ... (more)

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: EMD GP20
Location: Palmer Lake, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 3012
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 15, 1985


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: May 01, 2012

People's Choice 4

Views: 15,930
Comments: 10

Favorited: 107
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Photo ID: 376545

DME train 487 waits in the hole at Cobden, MN, for opposition not yet out of Tracy while lighting and thunderstorms rage over southern Minnesota

Railroad: Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Cobden, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: 487
Photo Date: July 17, 2010


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By: Lew Ableidinger

Added: Sep 29, 2011

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Photo of the Week
People's Choice 2

Views: 24,961
Comments: 24

Favorited: 210


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Photo ID: 204741

A thunderstorm that has blown in the from the east is sending reddish-colored lightning down to the ground right on top of the Sunset Route at the far eastern edge of Tucson. If memory serves me c... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Unknown
Location: Tucson, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 2001


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By: Steve Schmollinger

Added: Oct 04, 2007

People's Choice 2

Views: 36,490
Comments: 19

Favorited: 164
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Photo ID: 146360

At the old station of Thessaloniki the storm its coming in a few minutes. The thunder was very gorgious

Railroad: Hellenic railways
Locomotive: Siemens Hellas sprinter
Location: Thessaloniki, Greece
Locomotive #: 120 013
Train ID: 49571
Photo Date: May 01, 2006


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By: Billchor

Added: Jun 05, 2006

People's Choice 4

Views: 24,799
Comments: 8

Favorited: 18
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Photo ID: 142801

ANY 9624 and 9529 are yarded after the switch crew has built the ANY 610 Log and revenue train south bound for Boyle Alberta in the morning. The green haze in the background are the northern light... (more)

Railroad: Athabasca Northern Railway
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2LW
Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
Locomotive #: ANY 9624
Train ID: ANY 610
Photo Date: October 01, 2005


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By: John Greenlaw

Added: Apr 30, 2006

People's Choice 2

Views: 33,281
Comments: 14

Favorited: 77
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