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)
The shop crew of the Strasburg Rail Road captured working on projects. Work progresses on in house projects as well as outside contract work. Here a steel dowel is milled flat while in the backg... (more)
Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad engine No. 2 (0-4-0) gets a refill of coal for the next journey through the old mining town.
The number has been scratched but it wasn't long before this photo was shot that this Milwaukee Mechanical Refer had caught fire on the Thunderhawk coming from the west coast with a load of potato... (more)
Dan Mackey stokes the fire as we work our way north to Two Harbors. SOO 2719 turned its last wheel under steam on September 14th, as the 15 year federal inspection is due. Currently there's no f... (more)
Ready for the road.
Commands and fire box during an exhibition trip of this century Ajecta preserved steam 141 TB 407...
Joseph Magee shovels coal into the firebox of Boone and Scenic Valley Chinese Built JS-Class 2-8-2.
Racing with fire... An electric multiple unit ED4M "AEROexpress" runs from Moscow to Domodedovo International Airport (DME). On the foreground last year's grass is burned. Burning... (more)
The work of the day is done, the fire is down.
The bad ash had to be removed.
Exposure 20 seconds.
The ash is the only source of light.