Thanks to a strong spring storm, blizzard conditions in the UP's North Yard made sorting freight cars impossible. Two days later and the Mile High sun melted most of the nearly two feet of snow.
On a foggy and damp Easter Sunday evening, 119 brings the same lashup from yesterdays 35Q. The CSX trailing was actually a star of a Tropicana commercial.
Spring storm Selene brought nearly two feet of snow to the Denver and Front Range. That means crews bringing freights into the Denver yard needed to be diligent about cleaning switches – a diffic... (more)
In the last light of a wet, dreary Easter Sunday, northbound manifest NS 154 passes the Vulcan Materials quarry just north of Liberty, SC, powered by four NS motors with a considerably lengthy tra... (more)
NS 119 comes past Belmont on a rather wet Easter Sunday. He had the Original Norfolk Southern leading a NS D9 and a CSX Locomotive.
The extreme winter conditions have created the 'Abominable Pony' out of NS 8345. A crew member braves the horizontal snow to attend to one of the many switches that will need to be cleaned before... (more)
BNSF 2692 and partner move slowly into the teeth of winter storm Selene as they take an oil can train from Denver into Commerce City. The whiteout conditions required caution as they crossed swit... (more)
A spring blizzard pounded the Denver area, with whiteout conditions from high winds and nearly 2 feet of snow in some places.
"This Is West Virginia Railroading" - And we about froze to death waiting to capture this moment. My friend Matt and I hiked in and stood here waiting for hours for the Beech Mountain Ra... (more)
Plowing at Big Horn. Snow at last! Our special Flanger Charter encountered the first plowable snow just west of the Big Horn Wye. Just a few hundred yards further west from that, we too... (more)
CN 595 continues around the bend at Utterson kicking up some more fresh powder on its way south to Longford Mills.
Norfolk Southern train 74W blasts by the LNA&C railroad as they wait on train D10 to bring their inbound cars.
The Amtrak Pennsylvanian streaks west past the signals at CP MO during the last moments of daylight in a heavy snow storm.
A snowplow clearing the Neussargues - Aurillac line has just reached the summit of the line in the Lioran station. In the background the water tower that was in service during the steam era is a p... (more)