On March 5, 1977, Rio Grande's Bucyrus Derrick 027, a steam powered wrecker (based out of Roper Yard) was called to clean up a coal train derailment on the Union Pacific interchange track at Unive... (more)
Keeping ’em rolling Progress Rail Services, a Caterpillar Company, has a busy car rebuilding facility in Amarillo, Texas. Here, two workers inspect the center ring of a truck bolster du... (more)
At it's most basic level, railroads exist to move a product from one location to another. At each end there is oft-overlooked interaction with all the men and women whose jobs are supported by fre... (more)
The CSX Myrtlewood turn is headed back to Selma with over 50 cars picked up from the Meridian and Bigbee. They have paused in Linden to figure out why 6754 has stopped loading. After dropping thei... (more)
RF&P had almost a super-railroad reputation, but it wasn't all cutting edge operation, as this scene of a crew member sprinting ahead to flag a street crossing proves.
"Find and Seek" A Conductor searches the yard for a car missing from the track list. Taken with permission.
An SP mechanic inspects work done in the engine compartment of SD9E No. 4402 at Cape Canaveral.
L&N homemade J2-A Mike (built at South Louisville Shops--1918) 1462 is working helper duty at Baileys, KY (or Bailey's Switch as it's also called) about 1949. This hill required a round-the-clock ... (more)
The engineer on the rear helper of a Santa Fe 928 train watches his gauges and speedometer as his unit exits tunnel 2.
At sunset, tunnel motor No. 8242 idles in Cape Canaveral.
Happy in his work. The driver (engineer) of 2-8-2 SY No 1308 smiles for the camera at Dayan Mines.
Harold "Pops" Lambert overlooks an axle set being turned on the gigantic wheel lathe in the Cass locomotive shop.
Cab of MBTX F40PH #1009 in the diesel house at BET. (Boston Engine Terminal)
With the help of a hydraulic arm, diesel mechanic Cash guides Ross in positioning the new power assembly for insertion in SP 8676's prime mover.
A worker operates on a Wheeling & Lake Erie SD40 in the Brewster, Ohio, shops.