A sure sign winter operating conditions are here is CN using their distributed breaking cars. They seem to prefer this to using locomotives in DP configuration.
An array of signals guard Brighton Park
A welder inside Union Pacific’s De Soto, Missouri, car shop repairs a freight car truck side frame on September 28, 2011. Even through a welders mask, there’s a slight resemblance to a famous joll... (more)
Chinese track workers near the Erjing coal mine. They correct the track position with a straightening machine after the foreman has measured the track with a measuring rod and spirit level.
The track guard uses a measuring rod to check the track gauge and elevation of the track in a curve.
Only rarely do individual coal trains travel to another unloading point just south of Nanzhan for unloading, probably according to the quality of the coal. One of the cars is about to be tipped he... (more)
Barrier guard near Dongbolizhan station on the Sandaoling open cast pit railroad. The barrier is operated manually, the barrier on the other side of the three tracks moves simultanously via a wire... (more)
Chinese track workers in the loading area of the Sandaoling open cast coal pit.
NS train 27M, zooms past the still standing searchlight signals on the east end of Benton City Siding. TWC ABS territory
The friendly barrier guard at a crossing near Dongbolizhan, on the coal mine railroad of Sandaoling. In his well-heated guard's house, he has a video screen with a view of the road on both sides o... (more)
Chinese trackworkers near the Erjing coal mine of Sandaoling. They were correcting the track position by means of a track measuring rod and a simple straightening machine.
Denver Union Station is already decorated for Christmas as our train makes a station stop at the platform.
Ex-GN observation "Appekunny Mountain" is wearing the garb and drumhead of an SP Daylight car as it beautifies the rear of the Worlds Fair Daylight. The train was parked at San Francisco... (more)