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Roof Top Riders at Gambir Station
Title:  Roof Top Riders at Gambir Station
Description:  Arriving from a more populated and poorer section of Jakarta is this commuter into Gambir Station. This train continues onto the next station with its roof top passengers.
Photo Date:  8/31/2011  Upload Date: 9/27/2011 1:05:21 AM
Location:  Jakarta, ID
Author:  Jerry Sires
Categories:  Transit,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  426   Comments: 6
MP 2322 Leads Operation Lifesaver Special
Title:  MP 2322 Leads Operation Lifesaver Special
Description:  One of the great things about train spotting in the New Orleans area was the large assortment of railroads. This five railroad assortment also carried the governor of Louisiana with the MP, ICG, KCS, SP and UP all represented on this trip. The train is headed west and coming off the Huey P. Long brdge. My friends with the MP who invited me to ride could not understand why I chose not to ride. This scene will never happen again.
Photo Date:  10/1/1984  Upload Date: 11/24/2010 7:59:10 PM
Location:  Avondale, LA
Author:  Jerry Sires
Categories:  Bridge,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  MP 2322(GP38-2)
Views:  842   Comments: 12
Rocket Train
Title:  Rocket Train
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/7/1983  Upload Date: 11/20/2010 5:46:50 AM
Location:  Metairie, LA
Author:  Jerry Sires
Categories:  RollingStock,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  SOU 2758(GP38)
Views:  509   Comments: 2
SP 7811
Title:  SP 7811
Description:  SP yard job 7811 is headed from West Lake and is headed for the SP yard in Lake Charles, LA. Now BNSF trackage, the wooden trestle is now replaced with a non-photgenic cement bridge. It was also high tide.
Photo Date:  2/17/1998  Upload Date: 4/21/2009 2:54:23 AM
Location:  Lake Charles, LA
Author:  Jerry Sires
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  SP 7811(B30-7)
Views:  609   Comments: 8
WP 3519
Title:  WP 3519
Description:  One of my all time favorite shots. If you look in a book about the California Zepher that is a shot taken in this same exact spot. I saw the book later on and compared the bushes and trees which were barely unchanged in the 30-40 year time difference in the photographs. Cabooses were on the headend of the train because of a large derailment at the Keddy Wye.
Photo Date:  6/23/1981  Upload Date: 4/5/2009 8:25:05 AM
Location:  Pulga, CA
Author:  Jerry Sires
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  WP 3519(GP40)
Views:  765   Comments: 8
Southbound
Title:  Southbound
Description:  This BNSF mixed freight just departed Thermopolis and is cutting through a rock formation in the background from the Jurassic Era. Dinosaurs once roamed this area.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 3/29/2009 2:00:28 PM
Location:  Thermopolis, WY
Author:  Jerry Sires
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5328(C44-9W)
Views:  375   Comments: 1
Mississippi River Bridge
Title:  Mississippi River Bridge
Description:  Southbound KCS 621 dropping down off the Huey Long Bridge in Baton Rouge, LA and over the ICG trackage below.
Photo Date:  1/1/2009  Upload Date: 3/28/2009 1:33:54 PM
Location:  Baton Rouge, LA
Author:  Jerry Sires
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  KCS 621(SD40-3)
Views:  490   Comments: 5


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