In the morning at 7.26 AM the snow fighting crew from Pontresina is clearing track 1 of Alp Grüm station with the snow blower Xrot mt # 95404 and diesel locomotive Gmf # 23403 (D3 Albula).
Snowblower Xrote # 3932 and cogwheel railcar Bhe 4/4 # 3061 below Rotenboden.
The CP is working on clearing the drifts on their Sheldon Sub between Mason City and Sheldon. Here the crew has their hands full as they make a few passes at this drift east of Wesley. Using a GP4... (more)
Kicking the snow up from the 4th street grade crossing in St. Albans, WV, CSX intermodal train Q135 heads towards Russell, KY during Winter Storm Jonas.
Having arrived at "the Farm" in Hermon, Maine after a long night up to Brownville Junction and back, CEFX 6537 would soon be re-crewed and assigned to the day's Searsport job following s... (more)
With some snow from the north, an Amtrak Cities Sprinter, led by AMTK #632, races south (Amtrak west) through Edison, NJ leaving a plume of snow in its wake. Just above are the still surviving PR... (more)
Making An Impact
Shared Assets local OI-10 makes a run for the Hillside Avenue crossing, which was packed with snow on both sides. OI-10 is heading to Oasis to give them a switch o... (more)
The biggest storm since '95...That's what the locals are saying anyway... With more than 18" of fresh powder blanketing the C&O mainline, high priority CSX Q136 tunnels through snow drifts from Wi... (more)
Plowing Without a Plow
A light GP15D plows through drifting snow on track 2 of the Northeast Corridor. The blizzard caused NJ Transit to cancel all service for the day. The limited s... (more)
On a windy winter day, CN 529 busts through a snow drift with a GE AC4400CW leading near the little town of Saint-Valentin, QC. This shot was really taken on the CN Rouses Point Subdivision, not o... (more)
With a pair of cowl units, Canadian National 323 busts through a snow drift in the flat farmlands of southern Quebec.
Continuing in traditions initiated over the decades by the Central Pacific and later Southern Pacific, snow fighting is simply a way of life during inclement months on the Roseville Subdivision. F... (more)
CP 401005, propelled by OSRX 6508 (FP9A) and OSRX 175 (GP9) kicking up the snow approaching Plank Line
Winter is definitely making its presence known as UP 1972 sits under the blanketing snow on this cold November night.
In extreme blizzard conditions, an eastbound BNSF stack train leaves the mountains of Glacier National Park behind as it fights a crosswind coming through Grizzley, Montana, on December 22, 2007.