CNW's only DL-109, 5007A awaits scrapping in the 40th Street Yard in Chicago, IL in 1954. Russ Porter photo from my collection.
Twelve years after the Milwaukee Road's Pacific Coast extension abandonment, skeletons of a pair of ABS block signals still stand between Lennup and Loweth MT.
The Shops Never SleepJust because night has fallen doesn't mean a railroad shop can hang up the tools for the day and go home. The Juniata Locomotive Shop is a 24/7 operation, and t... (more)
Sold for scrap!.... The CP Rail MLW M-636 that was on static display in Farnham for several years will be cut up for scrap this spring. The caboose has already been sold and gone. The locomotive ... (more)
As this grain train was arriving in Harrisonburg, Virginia today, an unfortunate derail occurred with several loaded grain cars hitting the ground. Traffic was blocked on the nearby Route 11 for ... (more)
"Cutting the Trucks"
It's snowing, but that doesn't stop the guys at Frontier Metals from torching the trucks of 2 Budd M3 Pairs; (LI 9822/ LI 9821) and (LI 9820/ LI 9819), as they prepare... (more)
A overestimated snowstorm that hit the I-95 corridor on March 14 still dumped a heavy mix of snow and sleet, causing trees to fall along the entire Philadelphia Subdivision. Q031 came across a few... (more)
"Kosciuszko Bridge Demo on the Lower Montauk"
At exactly 8AM, October 1st, the old Kosciuszko Bridge was imploded in order to speed up the demolition process making way for the second new ... (more)
Over 8,000 tones of worn Abrams tanks are seen being slugged upgrade into Woodford on a warm afternoon on Tehachapi. Making a somewhat rare appearance on a DODX train, two mid-train DPU's can be s... (more)
After a heavy overnight coastal snow storm, it's business as usual as the crew hauls up five loads on the slippery grade to downtown Hudson with war wagons CSXT 8849 & 8839.
Finally done for the night. Amtrak crews make the final preparations before taking the train to the yard where it will await its next assignments the next day.
The Union Pacific Railroad worked with the Altoona Police Department for their department photo. The Chief of Police is proud of the railroad heritage that the city has and the role that the railr... (more)
CSX Transportation's Queensgate Yard in Cincinnati, Ohio is one of four hump yards still active on the CSX system. The bowl of the hump seems to fill the entire valley in order to sort rail cars.