For only the second time in the last 20 years, UP brought out their rotaries to fight the Sierra Cement over Donner Pass. The newly rebuilt rotary #207 enters the shed at Norden.
SPMW 207 passes under the last remaining searchlight signal bridge on Donner Pass as it clears the heavy "Sierra Cement" from track #1. The rotaries would plow snow all the way to the Bi... (more)
The legendary rotary snowplows have returned to Donner Pass. California has been hammered with numerous storms this winter. All of these storms have wreaked havoc across the Donner Pass Route. Fro... (more)
CN 3012 leads westbound train 406, as they approach Hampton, New Brunswick in a mini snow squall.
Rotaries Return to Donner Pass! After a record year for precipitation in Northern California, the rotaries have returned to Donner Pass. SPMW 207, a rebuilt rotary snow fighter, holds the... (more)
FEC 210 pounds through a squally downpour from an ocean storm. Four motors on 210 today.
Three years ago today, the weather wasn't unseasonably warm and sunny like it is today. On Valentine's day in 2014, the Attica area is being blanketed with heavy, wet snow as Triple Crown Service ... (more)
The second major snow storm of the week is hitting the Albany area as the Lake Shore Limited departs for New York just a few minutes before sunset at 5:11pm. The train is running just under an hou... (more)
Green Mountain Railroad train #263 had a good workout following 12-18 inches of new snowfall on the Bellows Falls Subdivision. VTR SD70M-2 431, GMTX GP38-2 2684 and GMTX SD60 9000 hammer the drif... (more)
Snow flurries wander aimlessly in the sky as Keolis 2406 comes into Ayer for a station stop. These flurries are the beginning of the second storm of blizzard proportions to hit Massachusetts in th... (more)
NJT. train #1006 arrives at Mountain Lakes station stop 40 minutes late due to extreme blizzard like conditions. The #1006 is a Hoboken bound train with a dual mode... (more)
Acela Express 2253 flies through the snow in West Haven during winter storm Orson.
AKE-Rheingold spezial train in heavy snowfall arrival at Castrop-Rauxel Hbf.
Quite a week featuring a smorgasbord of weather. After setting record warmth just a few days ago, the north east welcomed its first major snow storm of 2017 named Niko. Having dumped more than a f... (more)
Amtrak Northeast Regional train 130 hustles northward through a snow squall.