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21 Cams. 10 States. Hundreds of trains per day. Welcome to Virtual Railfan.

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La Plata, MO - BNSF


La Grange, KY - CSX


Ashland, VA - CSX


Altoona, PA - Horseshoe Curve


NETWORK STATUS: Thomasville down till 9/25 due to facility renovations

Heritage Units, Steam Locomotives, Special Trains, and more...

News & Information

Upgrades in progress!

Upgrades in progress!

IIt's never a dull moment here at Virtual Railfan.  This summer was much busier than any of us expected and ...
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Virtual RailFan - Sportsman Race Car

Virtual RailFan – Sportsman Race Car

Shown is the number 31 Sportsman class race car of JT Tippins proudly displaying the VRF logo on the hood.  ...
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2017 Solar Eclipse in Sweetwater, TN Timelapse

2017 Solar Eclipse in Sweetwater, TN Timelapse

2017 Solar Eclipse Take a peek at a quick time-lapse we put together from the solar eclipse today. Virtual Railfan ...
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Journey of a single car on BNSF

Journey of a single car on BNSF

Journey of a single car From time to time we find some interesting videos out there on the web. This ...
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Car fire @Ashland, VA

Car fire @Ashland, VA

It's been pretty quiet in Ashland lately... that is until yesterday! An awkward car fire and minor collision was caught ...
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Welcome to Deshler, OH!

Welcome to Deshler, OH!

Let's all welcome cameras #19 & #20 representing coverage of 20% of the continental United States. Deshler sits in northern ...
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Hesperia, CA - Cajon Pass


North East, PA - Lake Shore Railway Museum


Folkston, GA - Railside Lodging


Thomasville, NC - Visitors Center


Chattanooga, TN - Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum


Deshler, OH - Crossroads Park


Altoona, PA - Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark


La Grange, KY - Downtown


La Plata, MO - Amtrak Depot


Ft. Worth, TX - Tower 55


Sweetwater, TN

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