How do you stop half a unit train worth of coal rolling downhill, roughly 6,000 tons? Close call?
A Fife based UP local ends up T-Boning a Wood chip trailer with their caboose, after the driver's ill advised right turn. Train 1, Truck 0. New job in future for the truck driver. more)
And the April 2008 Darwin Award goes to...the guy in the black S10. For those wondering, the loco was moving, if only at roughly 10 MPH. The pickup, however, barely cleared since the driver had a... (more)
Wild West: Sometimes when waiting for a train you'll shoot anything. That was the case on the afternoon of March 30, 2008 at Schilling, MT. An Montana Rail Link crossing sign is clearly located in... (more)
My first (and hopefully last) gate runner photo. A train had just cleared the crossing on the CSX (visible to right), and I guess this guy felt there was no chance any of the other three tracks co... (more)
I wasn't sure if the man was trying to commit suicide or just play chicken with NS 9906. With horns blaring, he continued down the middle of the tracks but thankfully, he finally stepped aside. So... (more)
With Chessie 7610 running at track speed, was barreling down on this women with two small children in the VW Rabbit. ( You can see them in the passenger window) I was amazed that she would take a ... (more)
This hunter was intently staring into the woods at left as I waited for the train to get near. When I stepped out of the car are focused down the rails, he stared up at me intently and stepping in... (more)
The CP Division Street job makes its last run north on the Lakewood branch to Peerless Candy. Starting in Jan-07 the line was sold to the Chicago Sitching Terminal RR. The crew has called for a to... (more)
Pedstrians and motorists were trying to beat out the C777 northern branch local.
A local youth on his bike beats the train at the German Street crossing in Historic Shepherdstown
Glad this was a slow-speed collision!
A minivan stuck in the grade on the tracks misses being struck by NS 37Q with only yards to spare. The quick acting crew put the train into emergency and managed to stop before hitting the vehicle... (more)
She Thought She Could Make It A Cross Signs On Both Side Of The Tracks Said Road Close NS 9253 OlS Stop Just In Time