The crew use a shovel, broom and a blower to clean off packed snow picked up from battling drifts on the line from DeKalb. After clearing the cab, the will make a pickup and continue to the san... (more)
Soo Line Conductor Milo Shackley on the rear platform of SOO caboose 136 stopped at Duplainville,WI.. We're right behind his train with another waiting for the traffic jam to clear at the interloc... (more)
We're in at FS feeds while the Conductor has climbed up on the roof of the locomotive probably to get a look at what he's got ahold of I get out to get a shot.
The Milwaukee Road's employees would and did work above and beyond the call of duty. Take this MoW crew using their Ford dump truck to re-rail an errant refer car on the Portage,WI. turntable. Its... (more)
The operator has his train of empty ore cars well in hand as we approach the crossover at milepost 12.5. This train was following a loaded tailings train back to Babbitt and had two leased CREX GE... (more)
Clean and well kept best describe the engines of the P&N
A CN 595 crew member is hard at work clearing switch points after another overnight dumping of snow.
LSRC GP40-3M 1171 with the logos of both the Lake State Railway and the Saginaw Bay Southern Railway on the long hood is seen switching the LSRC's yard at Saginaw, Michigan as the dispatcher readi... (more)
If you ever wondered how it looked at the engineer's seat of Union Pacific Challenger 3985, here you go. This fellow is a UP RFE (Road Foreman of Engines) who, as I recall, had some regular servic... (more)
Derailment of a C&NW freight near South Beaver Dam,WI..
What do you do when nature gives you lemons? You make lemonade! It's a dreary, cold, rainy fall West Virginia day where conditions are horrible for photography? You go inside an old depot and make... (more)
The conductor provided the engineer a box lunch for them to eat while they were stopped at Scenic for the Cascade Tunnel to flush the smoke.
Engineer Craig Willett is at the controls of F40PH No. 357 on Amtrak No. 8, the eastbound Empire Builder, at East Hastings, Minnesota, on November 9, 1992.
A Loram rail grinder is working its way north on the former Clinchfield main line--CSX's KP Sub--at the north end of Boody siding. The brakeman has just hand-operated the power switch.
Checkin' the oil. Valley Railroad locomotive crew members perform a quick check of the lubrication system on the trailing truck of New Haven 3025 during a brief break between their daylight... (more)