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Long Island Railroad Gantry Cranes
http://fineartamerica.com/featured/long-island-railroad-gantry-cranes-iii-clarence-holmes.html
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The Wabash Blue Bird near St. Louis in 1958.
http://streamlinermemories.info/?p=1274

The Wabash Blue Bird near St. Louis in 1958.

http://streamlinermemories.info/?p=1274

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Japanese Governmental Railways type C53 steam locomotive No.43 is hauling a train. No.43 is the only locomotive which get streamlined style in type C53. Photo taken at Nishiakashi.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streamliner#mediaviewer/File:JGR_C5343_hauling_train.jpg

Japanese Governmental Railways type C53 steam locomotive No.43 is hauling a train. No.43 is the only locomotive which get streamlined style in type C53. Photo taken at Nishiakashi.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streamliner#mediaviewer/File:JGR_C5343_hauling_train.jpg

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rdc1 #3101 Scoot Babylon, Deer Park Ave eastbound c. 1958, early winter
http://funny-pictures.picphotos.net/rdc1-3101-scoot-babylon-deer-park-ave-eastbound-c-1958-early-winter/trainsarefun.com*lirr*snow*lirr27_G5s_Train-616_accelerating-eastbound_Union-Hall-Street_2-21-1946_F.R.Dirkes-ArtHuenke.jpg/
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This is a pic of the 1939 World’s Fair display train.
http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=13112&whichpage=1

This is a pic of the 1939 World’s Fair display train.

http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=13112&whichpage=1

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In 1934, J1E Hudson 5344 was the world’s first streamlined locomotive, The Commodore Vanderbilt.
http://www.steamlocomotive.com/streamlined/scrapped/

In 1934, J1E Hudson 5344 was the world’s first streamlined locomotive, The Commodore Vanderbilt.

http://www.steamlocomotive.com/streamlined/scrapped/

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Taken on a winter’s night by Gene Baxter about 1950 show the Central Vermont Railroad’s steam Locomotive number 501 and its tender fully loaded with coal on the turntable.
http://www.inforworks.com/trains.htm

Taken on a winter’s night by Gene Baxter about 1950 show the Central Vermont Railroad’s steam Locomotive number 501 and its tender fully loaded with coal on the turntable.

http://www.inforworks.com/trains.htm

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Two northbound Pennsy J1’s crossing the diamond, Worthington, Ohio. Photo by B.J. Kern taken around 1953.
http://www.columbusrailroads.com/worth%20tower%20-action.htm

Two northbound Pennsy J1’s crossing the diamond, Worthington, Ohio. Photo by B.J. Kern taken around 1953.

http://www.columbusrailroads.com/worth%20tower%20-action.htm

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The Cleveland Mercury hits the diamond and hits is the right word. Niagara #6020 is northbound.  Worthington, Ohio. Photo by B.J. Kern taken around 1953.
http://www.columbusrailroads.com/worth%20tower%20-action.htm

The Cleveland Mercury hits the diamond and hits is the right word. Niagara #6020 is northbound.  Worthington, Ohio. Photo by B.J. Kern taken around 1953.

http://www.columbusrailroads.com/worth%20tower%20-action.htm

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1950s Railroads, Hawaii.
http://hawaii.gov/hawaiiaviation/aviation-photos/1950-1959/misc-1950s-photos/PP%20BAC%204-6%20Railroads.jpg/view
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The only triple railroad crossing in the world is in Richmond, just south of Main Street Station at Byrd Street. There, on three levels, tracks of the Southern, Seaboard, and Chesapeake and Ohio railroads cross each other.
http://richmondthenandnow.com/Newspaper-Articles/Triple-Train-Crossing.html

The only triple railroad crossing in the world is in Richmond, just south of Main Street Station at Byrd Street. There, on three levels, tracks of the Southern, Seaboard, and Chesapeake and Ohio railroads cross each other.

http://richmondthenandnow.com/Newspaper-Articles/Triple-Train-Crossing.html

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Three level railroad crossing in Richmond, Virginia. A circa 1950 postcard, almost certainly specially posed, of three locomotives of different railroads crossing each other at what was then the intersection of 16th and Dock streets. The three levels still exist.
http://transpressnz.blogspot.com/2012/08/three-level-railroad-crossing-in.html

Three level railroad crossing in Richmond, Virginia. A circa 1950 postcard, almost certainly specially posed, of three locomotives of different railroads crossing each other at what was then the intersection of 16th and Dock streets. The three levels still exist.

http://transpressnz.blogspot.com/2012/08/three-level-railroad-crossing-in.html

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At the Santa Fe R.R. tie plant, Albuquerque, N[ew] Mex[ico]. The ties made of pine and fir, are seasoned for eight months. The steaming black ties in the center have just come from the retort where they have been impregnated with creosote for eight hours. This plant has a capacity of 100,000 ties per month; is currently producing 80,000. Jack Delano, photographer. 1943 March
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/fsac/item/fsa1992000781/PP/

At the Santa Fe R.R. tie plant, Albuquerque, N[ew] Mex[ico]. The ties made of pine and fir, are seasoned for eight months. The steaming black ties in the center have just come from the retort where they have been impregnated with creosote for eight hours. This plant has a capacity of 100,000 ties per month; is currently producing 80,000. Jack Delano, photographer. 1943 March

http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/fsac/item/fsa1992000781/PP/

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West bound Santa Fe R.R. freight train waiting in a siding to meet an east bound train, Ricardo, New Mexico. Jack Delano, photographer. 1943 March
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/fsac/item/fsa1992000779/PP/

West bound Santa Fe R.R. freight train waiting in a siding to meet an east bound train, Ricardo, New Mexico. Jack Delano, photographer. 1943 March

http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/fsac/item/fsa1992000779/PP/

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Santa Fe R.R. west bound freight stopping for water, Melrose, New Mexico. Jack Delano, photographer. 1943 March
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/fsac/item/fsa1992000784/PP/

Santa Fe R.R. west bound freight stopping for water, Melrose, New Mexico. Jack Delano, photographer. 1943 March

http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/fsac/item/fsa1992000784/PP/