Fire in front of the steamloc BFD 9 'Gletschhorn' (former Brig-Furka-Disentis-Bahn), built 1914, in the depot Gletsch. The work is finished. In the foreground this is a very very special grill wit... (more)
This locomotive was modified to burn a mix of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and/or standard diesel fuel oil so as to perform better at high altitude in the absence of enough oxygen. The picture show... (more)
Part of the workflow.
A trailer caught fire during the Saturday 24 to Sunday 25 night on the "Autoroute Ferroviaire" multimodal train (rail hiwhay). The train was stopped on the main line at 2 a... (more)
Rio Grande coal train No. 735 rambles down the eastward main track near Sutro on Sept. 2, 1989. A dramatic brush fire, set accidentally by two young kids, leaves its mark on the flanks of 9088 ft.... (more)
In the quietest moments of a winter storm, fire and ice converge in the tangled trackwork at Metra's busiest interlocking in the Chicagoland area.
Kicking up the heels: Now that winter’s icy grip has arrived, another scene from this past autumn feels a bit nicer and warmer. On October 2, 2013, at Frog Pond west of Trout Creek, Mon... (more)
A csx track worker heats up the rail to expand it to repair a broken joint at mp 422 on track 4 headed west out of Buffalo, N.Y.
The engineer adds coal to increase the steam pressure of Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad #3, a 0-4-0 steam engine built in 1927 by the H.K. Porter Co. in Pittsburgh, PA.
Icy temperatures (- 20° C) in the morning at the steam engine base at Wernigerode: frozen valves are heated.
Crispy... BNSF 7889 is set out at La Plata, MO, after catching fire not far from town.
Preheating the Rail - BNSF MOW (Maintenance of Way) workers use an Oxy-Acetylene torch to preheat the ends to two adjoining sections of 136lb. rail in preparation to welding them together... (more)
A UP Section Gang performs a rope burn on a section of rail on a siding in the yard at La Salle, CO. One of the worker swings a sledge hammer on the rail to place it back into position.
Modern art ? No, it is a burned out passenger car, the reason was arson.
Seen through at boxpox drivers of an SY 2-8-2, a worker in Jalainur's massive locomotive workshop welds a new driver axles box. Soon, the axlebox will be placed and another 2-8-2 will return to wo... (more)