With a huge thunderstorm slamming the northern part of the Cajon Sub, the sun is shining at Oro Grande as a pair of HRSX units used to switch the cement plant here sit out the afternoon.
Looking like something out of a model railroad, this scene is actually the site of a Limestone quarry in the heart of Rockcastle County Kentucky. The rail lines on the left were once part of the ... (more)
FEC's remaining GP38's hold the last "Going Places" paint schemes still unrepainted on the system. And, thankfully, they are no longer captive to Bowden or Hialeah yard ops!
PRLX 3604 loads sand cars at the Carey Quarry Mine.
The NS 8104 Lehigh Valley leads the weekly limestone run into Belews Creek. At the end of the train the manned pushers or helpers can be seen at the top of the hill. Limestone is used in the plan... (more)
GNRR GP20 316 shoves three loads towards the switch backs on the Georgia Marble Branch. This is true backwoods railroading.
Canadian National GE C44-9WL No. 2505 pushes a train of empty Ortner cars for rock loading at Cadomin, Alberta, on August 8, 2016.
WC 590 is ready to depart the quarry in Valders with a load of limestone for a break wall being constructed in Lake Michigan at Manitowoc.
Bell County Coal GP power enjoys a warm day in the sun after loading some cars on Thursday.
Days after hitting a Roto Rotor tank truck, the Mojave Northern mine train is back to running on normal schedule with its usual power, an ex UP, nee CNW SD60.
On the Aggregate Industries spur just off of CSX's Popes Creek Subdivision in southern Maryland, a former Santa Fe GP30u idles away on the south end of a rock train. A CSX crew will take the empty... (more)
After dropping off cars and moving around cars at the Silica Sand Plant the power for UP Jeff City Sub Local LSE59 06 heads back to its train occupying main one on the Jeff City Sub.
CY pulls a cut of rock loads into their yard from Kaley Yard. Now everything non-CFRC in Orlando runs as a Z-train, not just CY and FCEN.
A loaded rock train rolls through the gates at Holman Hill Road outside of Spruce Pine, North Carolina on March 8, 2014.
While Badger's attractive GP9 is in the shop for work, this leased former Conrail GP15-1 (1689) shoves empty hoppers towards the plant to be loaded with sand.