This years winter was a bit more normal for Alaska although it was fairly rare to catch a train after a snowfall. I did on one such occasion manage to follow a train south after a recent snowfall ... (more)
Originating at Brownville Jct Maine, Central Maine & Quebec Work 9024 North rests at Farnham Yard.
Snow problem at all... VTR SD70M-2 431 moves some snow that was piled at a private crossing on the Bellows Falls Subdivision at Baileys Mills, VT on April 1. The train made light work of the hea... (more)
A winter excursion on McCloud River's Lookout line plows snow.
No fooling, the Vermont Rail System's Green Mountain Railroad Bellows Falls Subdivision is bridged by two of Okemo Mountain Resort's Jackson Gore trails - Southern Crossing and Fast Track - and is... (more)
The Vermont Rail System's Green Mountain Railroad train #263x - the Saturday Slurry train - is seen traversing the Bellows Falls Subdivision after an April 1 snowstorm dumped as much as 14-18 inch... (more)
SPMW 209 ducks under the last remaining searchlight signal bridge on Donner Pass. Meanwhile, skiers enjoy perfect snow conditions at the nearby Sugar Bowl Ski Resort.
Hey, buddy! Rotary snow plows are NOT allowed on the platform! I'm not sure I had ever seen a photo of a rotary plow being used to clear a station platform, nor could I recall ever hearing... (more)
Spring Cleaning. On its fourth day of operation, the White Pass Rotary Fleet completes the 2011 spring line-clearing operation, as it removes a 9 ft. high drift that has accumulated in fron... (more)
Rounding Ptarmigan Point. After flailing away for nearly 30 minutes at a long, deep drift on the west shore of Lake Fraser, the White Pass Rotary Fleet finally rounds Ptarmigan Point and he... (more)
On to Log Cabin. Charging north from Fraser to Log Cabin, the White Pass Rotary Fleet encounters little resistance from the generally thin cover of snow in the wide open spaces around Lake ... (more)
Shadows and Highlights. After stopping for water (and lunch), the White Pass Rotary Fleet leaves Fraser Station, bound for Log Cabin and eventually Bennett. As the train curves off to th... (more)
"Dispatch, the Rotary Fleet is at the summit." The radios crackle with Superintendent Hanousek's announcement that his rotary train is at the actual summit of White Pass (2,940 MSL) and is ... (more)