A Roger Puta Photograph
On the rear of the Denver-based wreck train at Rocky, Colorado, on March 5, 2000, is a former Rio Grande heavyweight passenger car, and just ahead of it is a former troop sleeper. Both are support... (more)
UP GP9 No. 139 accelerates west from Huntington, Ore. with a work train on UP's mainline through the Blue Mountains. Note the jointed rail still in use on this busy line in 1979.
Derricks from both the line's owner, L&N, and the Southern derrick from Andover, VA are working to clear up a nasty coal train derailment in 1975. The boom of the derrick shown is the Southern's. ... (more)
The poor old brakeman who drew the short straw to ride up front for five miles is showing the effects from a bitterly cold day. He looks miserable! This is the Corbin, KY wrecker and its outfit tr... (more)
New Pile Driver outfit,headed south. Something I've never seen before, and the SD-60M,is just as rare on the Oregon Trunk.
A steam crane is operating in the opencast coalmine at Sandaoling moved by JS 8190
A very steamy scene at Jalainur in 2003. 6 SY class 2-8-2s and a steam crane are visible.
18-524 heads Transnet Freight Rail's first two (six ordered) imported 160T breakdown cranes (built by Kirow - Germany), No. 601 and No. 602 from Durban up to Johannesburg.
E1280 is parked at the head of the breakdown train in Capital Park depot.
MRL 328, an SD45 heads a "Jimbo" work train towards Thompson Falls to drop off new ties and retrieve old ones. The train will tie up at Thompson Falls and head west to Kootenai, ID on September 21... (more)
On a warm July 27, 2012, engineer Guy Cassidy brings a special train down Norfolk Southern's Brooklyn District bound for Savannah, Ga., with crane parts for export.
Call for the wrecking crew. A brief, but intense snow squall is just clearing the canyon to the east as Nevada Northern's wrecking crew races to deal with a derailment in the Mines District... (more)
The sun has just gone when NN 93 just comes along with the steam krane.