Surreal and gut-wrenching ... almost like it stopped mid-collapse. I have no idea what kept this car from plunging, unless it was still coupled to the car below.
With the Flood of 08 over HOPE! and the water down to a point you can see what happened. The 2 pier was under cut by the water and the flood just pushed it in to the hole, and pulled the the span... (more)
27 inches and counting! Single day total for Sunday were over 29 inches in Cass Lake. Simply amazing. More info at OutstateMi... (more)
The Minot to Superior Manifest is crawling at 19MPH and the crew was very clear to the dispatcher that this was the fastest they could go because they couldn't see where they were going as the nor... (more)
The smell of #2 diesel still in the air, UP 6545 and 6715 await heavy-duty cranes to get them back on the rails.
The scene that met a British Army film unit at Caen following the Allied advance after the D-Day landings in June 1944. Photograph by the late Peter Handford, famous for his railway sound recordin... (more)
New York finally got some snow this year. It was great being in the middle of all this action; a train every 30 seconds!
GP40-2 2202 leads ONR train 421 into Moosonee from Cochrane during a severe snowstorm. The final miles were slow due to electrics shorting out, trailing locomotive GP9 1601 is not operating.
Blizzard conditions exist for a short moment while a "Den-Gal" and a "Gal-Lin" pass each other on the Ottumwa Sub. These are the only daily trains between Lincoln, NE and Galesburg, IL to move fre... (more)
With a New Year's Day snow storm in full swing, residents of Hudson shovel as the CSXT B957 crew makes a heroic, near stall (round two) climb to 7th Street with two brutes and ten loads. What a ... (more)
With the passing of the 2nd 'annivesary' of Katrina, a panoramic view of what train crews endured during the early post-storm months. NOPB 1501 has since been repainted to celebrate 100 years of ... (more)
the results of a serious level crossing collision, one fatailty, the truck driver. Crew escaped with minor injuries.
Note, the remains of the truck can be seen to the left of 8147
Getting the handbrake tonight might be a chore for this engineer. 14 inches of snow and 3 days of wind has caused decent snow drifts to build on the Cherokee Sub.
Lite power heading west on BNSF's Morris Subdivision.
In very low visibility, the westbound BNSF pulls out of town heading west. It was really coming down!