On to Log Cabin. Charging north from Fraser to Log Cabin, the White Pass Rotary Fleet encounters little resistance from the generally thin cover of snow in the wide open spaces around Lake ... (more)
Shadows and Highlights. After stopping for water (and lunch), the White Pass Rotary Fleet leaves Fraser Station, bound for Log Cabin and eventually Bennett. As the train curves off to th... (more)
"Dispatch, the Rotary Fleet is at the summit." The radios crackle with Superintendent Hanousek's announcement that his rotary train is at the actual summit of White Pass (2,940 MSL) and is ... (more)
Thanks to a late Winter blizzard the week before, Central Maine & Quebec's Searsport Branch still had some roadside piles of snow left for a chase during the morning of March 18, 2016. With only ... (more)
Van Buren Bridge Company (Bangor & Aroostook) #152 snow plow is kicking up the snow through the Eastern Townships at Eastman on a snowy day.
Snow Plowing Winter Storm Stella
Operating as BH-X an NYS&W road crew along with a team of maintenance of way workers were tasked with clearing up the CNYK Southern Tier after ... (more)
Russell Plow on the Southern Tier
While daylight freights are an uncommon occurrence on the Southern Tier they seem to happen a few times per year given various circumstances c... (more)
White Pass Rotary #1: Up close and personal. White Pass Superintendent E. C. (Ed) Hanousek signals for his pusher locomotives to pick up the pace, as Rotary #1 climbs out of a deep, snow-fi... (more)
Kicking Up Snow in Cochecton
An NYS&W plow extra continues down the Southern Tier as snow is effortless brushed away from the tracks. The Russell Plow is making one of its firs... (more)
Southern Tier Plow Extra
The New York Susquehanna & Western, like most railroads throughout the Northeast was heavily affected by winter storm Stella. Two days after winter sto... (more)
A glorious sight! White Pass Rotary #1 plows the main line between White Pass and Fraser, BC, pushed by White Pass Steam Locomotives #73 and 69. The "White Pass Rotary Fleet", a... (more)
Amtrak 105 leads the southbound Adirondak busting through the snow as a major storm is tapering down.
A pair of Bessemer units head north on the Erie Subdivision to Girard to switch out a couple of cars at Emsco as they plow through the Cole Springs Rd crossing just south of town.
Screw the Snowblower!Nittany & Bald Eagle Railroad #4174 blasts thru the snow drifts at the grade crossing in Port Matilda with 7 cars bound for interchange at Tyrone. A light snow ... (more)
Got snow? Throughout most of its history, the White Pass & Yukon Route was a freight hauler that did some passenger business. Back in the day, they operated year-round and used a pair of ... (more)