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Fallen members

Official Members

Traci A. Dunham, AKA labrat-78 (1960-2009)

Traci was a rare breed and a good influence in our community. She was one of what is still a small number of female railroad workers. She helped dissolve the common gender bias theory that working on the railroad is strictly a man's job. She worked as a Conductor for the Kansas City Southern (KCS) Railroad. When not at work, she was a railfan. Always positive and always willing to educate fellow railfans with advice and knowledge about railroad operations. When Traci lost her battle with cancer, our community lost one of its most outgoing and diverse members. While she may no longer be here, her influence on The-Railfan-Nation will last forever.

Tribute Art by AnkaAI3 KCS 4678 for Traci Dunham by AnkaAI3
As an appropriate tribute to Traci AnkaAI3 drew this GE Evolution series diesel locomotive that dons the KCS paint scheme, but instead of traditional KCS lettering, Traci's name is on the longhood. An appropriate tribute to an outstanding and sorely missed member of the community.

Larry Campbell, AKA the-railblazer (1978-2015)

Gallery Folders

The New Hampton and Branchville RR by JamesT4
colour my world by JDAWG9806
Nahant Power Resting by JamesT4
NS 6920 towards Colehour Yard by JamesT4
Norfolk Southern 9844 by LDLAWRENCE
Pennsylvania E8 by CharukuNova
Brightly Lit Machine by pupshackle
Rail Lines and Curves by Metal-Bender
Railfan Portraits
101|101 by RailroadSaturday
'SEPTA Hustle'..... by TribblePom55
Me on Chicago and Northwestern locomotive 8701 by Railfaneric
2017-342 Breakfast on the Lakeshore Limited by pearwood
The Railfan Nation Rule Book And Submission
Track Only
The foggy railway station by Furuhashi335
Ogikubo railway station by Furuhashi335
Uncertainty is Forever by GawrilaGhul
Abandon all Hope by GawrilaGhul
Railfan Rides
Another photo of GWR 5221 by Bawetta
EN57AL-1543 and Fiat 125p by Alexej555
The Clown Car. by Railphotos
Inside BMT D Type Triplex 6095 A by Brooklyn47
Railroad Idiocy
UP FP 0140 11-01-16 by eyepilot13
Playing a Dangerous Game by 2001-ACsiren
5 Seconds from Death by 2001-ACsiren
close call by JDAWG9806
Railfan Gear
Horn collection update  by 288jh
1411's Number-Plate Replica 50% Complete by Engine97
trusted tripod by siddonsm
Sunrise Special by pupshackle
FGW 165 120 at Bristol Parkway by BoomSonic514
Shok by jpachl
Abandoned sleeping car by jpachl
Graffiti BoxCar 0046 3-6-17 by eyepilot13
Railroad Structures
2019-297 Passing through by pearwood
2019-296 Grids by pearwood
Muhlhauser by Stumm47
Waiting for a Train by ondrejZapletal
Hobby Shop
N scale Santa Fe by Shralen
Night Train by aloner777
5047-004 by Tigrar


KCS 4119 at Siloam Springs by labrat-78 KCS 4119 at Siloam Springs :iconlabrat-78:labrat-78 14 2 KCS 2829 at Gentry by labrat-78 KCS 2829 at Gentry :iconlabrat-78:labrat-78 11 0 KCS 4609 at Sulphur Springs AR by labrat-78 KCS 4609 at Sulphur Springs AR :iconlabrat-78:labrat-78 21 5 KCS 2846 at Pittsburg KS by labrat-78 KCS 2846 at Pittsburg KS :iconlabrat-78:labrat-78 16 5 KCS 4624 by labrat-78 KCS 4624 :iconlabrat-78:labrat-78 22 9 KCS 4616 at Watts by labrat-78 KCS 4616 at Watts :iconlabrat-78:labrat-78 18 6 KCS 4026 at Gentry by labrat-78 KCS 4026 at Gentry :iconlabrat-78:labrat-78 11 2 KCS 4598 at Flint Creek by labrat-78 KCS 4598 at Flint Creek :iconlabrat-78:labrat-78 9 0 BNSF 6044 at Westville OK by labrat-78 BNSF 6044 at Westville OK :iconlabrat-78:labrat-78 8 0 UP 5974 at Noel Cab Shot by labrat-78 UP 5974 at Noel Cab Shot :iconlabrat-78:labrat-78 23 4 Bullet Train Girl by alohalilo Bullet Train Girl :iconalohalilo:alohalilo 619 73 Weekend Before a Strike by labrat-78 Weekend Before a Strike :iconlabrat-78:labrat-78 1 0 White Was Not a Good Color by labrat-78 White Was Not a Good Color :iconlabrat-78:labrat-78 3 2 KCS 677 in 1982 by labrat-78 KCS 677 in 1982 :iconlabrat-78:labrat-78 11 5 Coal Train at Dalby Missouri by labrat-78 Coal Train at Dalby Missouri :iconlabrat-78:labrat-78 4 3 Work Train at Dalby Missouri by labrat-78 Work Train at Dalby Missouri :iconlabrat-78:labrat-78 8 14



Group Info

This is a club by railfans for railfans. We welcome members from all over the world and from all different branches of the artistic community here on DA.

Our Mission Statement:
1. Serve as a liaison between the railroad/railfan community and the rest of DeviantArt
2. Promote the artists within the railfan community on DeviantArt, and showcase the best of their rail-related art. This includes photography, traditonal art, vector art, model railroading, ect.
3. Provide the community with a place to learn techniques, methods, styles, and ideas from other rail deviants.
Founded 15 Years ago
Feb 20, 2006


Group Focus
Common Interest

1,294 Members
1,180 Watchers
108,168 Pageviews


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pearwood Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2020  Hobbyist Photographer
I miss this group.
Eisenmann1987 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2020  Hobbyist Photographer
This group is pretty much dead, isn't it?
mitoXD Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2019   General Artist
Cool group! I :heart: riding trains! :nod:
murudeka Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2019  Hobbyist Artist
hello there
VJD-Communication Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2019

You have an interesting gallery :gallery: and I look forward to future submissions.  :camera:


:+devwatch:  :highfive:  :XD:

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