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Santa Fe R.R. freight train

Santa Fe R.R. freight train

Jack Delano was a prolific American photographer who inspired by the touching and powerful photos from the Great Depression joined the Farm Security Admin

1934 Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago: the Union Pacific Railroad displayed its lightweight, streamlined train delivered that year by Pullman-Standard, the M-10000.

1934 Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago: the Union Pacific Railroad displayed its lightweight, streamlined train delivered that year by Pullman-Standard, the M-10000.

...  in 1936 he designed the Mercury Steam Locomotive for New York Central Railroads Hudson Valley line. Description from takedaisyaway.blogspot.fr. I searched for this on bing.com/images

... in 1936 he designed the Mercury Steam Locomotive for New York Central Railroads Hudson Valley line. Description from takedaisyaway.blogspot.fr. I searched for this on bing.com/images

1910 McKeen Motor Car….. Self-Propelled.  They looked like they were going a hundred miles an hour while standing still. source

1910 McKeen Motor Car….. Self-Propelled. They looked like they were going a hundred miles an hour while standing still. source

There was a train track behind our house...I loved going to sleep at night watching trains go by...Santa Fe The Chief Railroad Train Metal Sign.

There was a train track behind our house...I loved going to sleep at night watching trains go by...Santa Fe The Chief Railroad Train Metal Sign.

V&T Survivor: McKeen Motor Car #22. In an effort to cut costs and reduce the need for steam-powered passenger trains, the Virginia & Truckee purchased a 70 foot long McKeen Motor Car in 1910. Looking more like an antique boat than a railcar, and powered by a 200 hp gasoline-burning engine, this machine could carry 54 passengers as well as some baggage. Although it was originally envisioned for use on the Virginia City line, one trip up the hill proved that she was unsuitable for the tight...

V&T Survivor: McKeen Motor Car #22. In an effort to cut costs and reduce the need for steam-powered passenger trains, the Virginia & Truckee purchased a 70 foot long McKeen Motor Car in 1910. Looking more like an antique boat than a railcar, and powered by a 200 hp gasoline-burning engine, this machine could carry 54 passengers as well as some baggage. Although it was originally envisioned for use on the Virginia City line, one trip up the hill proved that she was unsuitable for the tight...

a snow plow train called "ki-1" in Japan. If you've seen the move Snowpiercer, I wonder if this was the inspiration?

a snow plow train called "ki-1" in Japan. If you've seen the move Snowpiercer, I wonder if this was the inspiration?

Looking more like a model locomotive, the last operating Union Pacific Centennial DD40X, UP 6936 East, is seen in a pan shot from an ice covered farm road just east of Round Grove, Illinois on Feb. 15, 2008.

Looking more like a model locomotive, the last operating Union Pacific Centennial DD40X, UP 6936 East, is seen in a pan shot from an ice covered farm road just east of Round Grove, Illinois on Feb. 15, 2008.