Two high speed trains meet each other at the fabulous relative speed of 600 km/h (372 mph). This is just routine: each day, hundreds or probably thousands of such non-events occur on the French TG... (more)
Two new locomotives head west.
Aftermath of catastrophic head-on collision. Southbound lead by RS-32 2020 and GP-35 2384 hit 4 FA's. Note FB tossed up on the embankment. 2020 remains are under the coach. The fuel fire delayed c... (more)
VIA 15 passed through the ice storm in eastern Quebec last night.
What attracted gricers from around the world to this obscure line was this viaduct, which had an almost surreal quality about it, especially in the hazy lighting that is typical of this area due t... (more)
Santa Fe 800 East crosses the Colorado River at Topock.
Movie stunt train once belonging to the Santa Clarita Railroad (SCRX) performing a stunt with a Pontiac Firebird. Note part of vehicle firewall on right side of the locomotive.
New GM70, EMD's SD70ACe Tier-2 emissions unit, was at the EMD Plant at LaGrange Illinois for more testing.
UH That'll Do! The sometimes not so glamorous side of railroading and some of the things that can happen. Here is what happens when the load out chute of a taconite pellet bin fails to close dur... (more)
Southbound Grangeville local crosses a wooden matchstick trestle north of Cottonwood
This was the first time that the Rio Grande heritage unit led the Ski Train. Wind chill was well below zero, with high winds and fresh snow.
BNSF VS beer filled semi trailer, everyone was ok.
This is what is left of SD40-2 8877. It was on the K-959 went it hit K-960 head-on on 9/22/05. It was buried under a pile of gondolas and on fire.
Primed and lettered.
BNSF 5430 had to stop its trek up the pass on track 1 when it came face-to-face with a brush fire. The fire was located north of the tracks and just east of I-15. The firefighters seemed to have... (more)