A Murazze Vado (Tuscany), due to the landslide of a hill, the locomotive Espresso 572 bis, Bari to Trieste, from the south, ending derails across the tracks of the North-South. In a few moments th... (more)
On October 17, 1971, a train derailed in front of another at Hackberry on Santa Fe's Albuquerque Division, Kingman Dsitrict. Five 4-axle locomotives on train 308 were derailed and some tumbled dow... (more)
Tiger-striped Burlington Northern GP50 No. 3152 leads an eastbound freight through a blizzard at Summit, Montana, atop Marias Pass on a snowy March 3, 1988. Trailing 3152 are two more GP50s, a GE ... (more)
Perfect Storm. This was shot in the middle of a thunder and lighning storm, the rain was absolutely torrential with no protection, this was literally lift camera shoot and hope, I am delighted wit... (more)
In April 1984, a westbound Rio Grande freight encounters a high country ground blizzard at East Portal, Colorado. High winds, low visibility and drifting snow; just a part of springtime at the Mof... (more)
What do you do when your employer sends everyone home in the middle of a snowstorm? . . . you go out in it! On the snowy afternoon of January 25, 1990, a Soo Line westbound dashes through the snow... (more)
This was the heaviest rain I've ever seen. The tempature went from 106 to 79 in 30 minutes after this intense storm. The rain looked like snow! But even with the horrible weather, the CP crews ... (more)
A head on wreck caused by one train overrunning the meet at Gilchrist. I heard on the radio that "2 westbound trains collided head on" (accuracy in the media!) so I highballed across the border (I... (more)
This derailment occurred during the infamous 1955 strike on the L&N Railroad. On Saturday, April 23, 1955, engines 306, 238, 117 and 301 (two FA2 Alco cab units spliced by two RS3 road switchers) ... (more)
Early on the morning of November 29, 1968, two freight trains collided head on just south of Hale Center, Texas, on the Plainview District. As a result, the 213L broke completely in half just behi... (more)
High country blizzard During a windy and frigid springtime snowstorm, a Rio Grande coal train approaches the Moffat Tunnel at East Portal, Colorado.
Yep Houston, we have a problem! L572 is stuck at MP 408 on the Omaha Sub, couple miles east of Yetter, IA. Big drifts and bad power cause this train to become stuck. Took contractors about 12 hour... (more)
"Henschel Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive" Thailand Flood 2011. See more : www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftPBz0a9FJg
DME train 487 waits in the hole at Cobden, MN, for opposition not yet out of Tracy while lighting and thunderstorms rage over southern Minnesota
Just east of Hoosac Tunnel is this rather significant washout. Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Irene caused a stream to over flow and wash away the embankment of the Deerfield River Bridge.