Deep in the trenches, the battle rages. On Day 2 of their 4-day mission to clear the line, the White Pass Snow Team attacks the worst of the snow pack, in a deep cut called Canadian Shed, a... (more)
Danger Close! On the second day of the 2011 White Pass Rotary run, I stand with half a dozen other photographers atop a rocky bluff, overlooking a deep cut called Canadian Shed. Once the ... (more)
"Dispatch, the Rotary Fleet is Northbound at Fraser" the voice of Superintendent Hanousek crackles on the radios as Rotary #1 heads out along the shore of Fraser Lake, pushed by Engines 73 ... (more)
At the summit. Having broken through the 15-20 foot drifts at Canadian Shed, the White Pass Rotary Fleet proceeds north, entering a wide open stretch of track near MP 24, which is the actua... (more)
Snow Fleet - 1940s style! - In fact were it not for the "modern" #73 steam locomotive pushing this could be titled "1920s style." White Pass and Yukon Railway narrow gauge rotary plow #3 (... (more)
Extreme snow fighting is BACK on The Hill! After a 13 year hiatus (not counting the March 2007 "training" run), Union Pacific was finally forced to bring out the SP Rotaries the last week of March... (more)
About an hour into its second trip over Donner finds the SPMW 209 cleaning up the leftovers of an Eastbound Spreader set up Main #1. This single Rotary set included the SPMW 8208 "snail" for elect... (more)
Farnham-Megantic Snow Plow Extra, reflects in Lake Memphremagog as it rolls through town
Norfolk Southern SD50 5440 busts through a pile of snow at a crossing in Carlock, Illinois on Thursday Feb 3, 2011 following the February blizzard that blanketed much of the midwest. The former Co... (more)
A day after an early winter blizzard has dumped well over two feet of snow, an RCRY employee takes a break from digging out a derail. In the background GP10 7563 prepares to clear the Northfield I... (more)
Montreal-New York Amtrak 68 races south amidst the first winter storm of the season
The first train over the line since the storm kicks up the snow.
Triple Crown & Snow Extra! .. actually Its the first revenue train westbound near Irwin @ MP 330.5 With 22+ inches of heavy wet snow for the westbound RoadRailer to plow...unfortunately... (more)
Well Mother Nature is doing her best to make railroading on the Omaha Sub as hard as it can be. Here 4 units wasnt enough power to get thru this drift at MP 408. All 4 units are having different s... (more)
Mother Nature is reminding us that there are many sides to her moods. Bound for NYC, Amtrak Adirondack is kicking up quite a bit of snow as it rolls south toward the border.