Evidence of the ex-L&N line that this coaling tower use to serve, still stands with its logo and date of construction (1943) engraved into both of its north and south sides. Now CSX owns the trac... (more)
Dating back to the Conrail days, the unique dwarf signal at Swanton is seen lit late on an August night less than a month before it was taken out of service.
Built in 1910, Union Pacific’s Columbus, Nebraska, station stood along the Columbus Subdivision main line for over 100 years until torn down in June 2015.
Back in 1980 I worked for an industrial instrumentation company that sometimes sent me on field trips to get customer feedback. One of our customers was Canadian National, which meant a chance to ... (more)
Canadian National M630 (C630M) is in for work at the Moncton, NB, diesel shop that maintained the large fleet of MLW power that CN assigned to the Atlantic provinces.
A side by side comparison of the old, vs new Darth Vader style signals that are being installed in various spots along the Springhill Subdivision.
Highlighted here, we see a close up view of the last remaining operational Wig-Wag signal on BNSF's system. Located in Delhi, CO this signal continues to withstand the test of time, as it sees onl... (more)
Old and new power sit on the ready at the South Amana Yard.
The intermediate semaphores of Bernal, New Mexico stand tall over the high desert as stars in the skies above give way to a powerful monsoonal storm.
The sun sets behind the Lowell intermediates as track 2 gets knocked down to red for a North bound.
A fixed semaphore stands tall in the faint glow of the 2017 eclipse in totality.
One of many eastbound freight trains on Norfolk Southern's busy Chicago line over the course of the night splits the now gone 309 intermediates from the days of the NYC.
Dark, derelict, abandoned. Waiting for a train that will never come.
Engineer Tim Smith stokes #12's fire during the night photo session at Tweetsie Railroads railfan day.