The firebox on an N&W J is 578 square feet. All of which was hot and ready the morning of May 29, 2015. The crew was getting 611 ready for her big return to Roanoke.
Fireman Peter is throwing some more coal into the firebox of "Mogul" B 3/4 # 1367 before the run through the 15 kilometer long Gotthard tunnel to Airolo, pulled by Ae 6/6 # 11411 from SB... (more)
Stressfull? Hardly... After a cold winter, cutting rail the steel will expand (pull); now with the mild temperatures we destress the track (contract). With no hydraulic pullers available, we make ... (more)
A loaded export taconite train passes a prescribed burn near Matfield Green. The state of Kansas allows burning of prairie during the month of April, and the smoke and smell of fires is ever prese... (more)
Fire and Brimstone... heating the rails with a copious amount of coal and diesel fuel. With sledge hammer in hand, the hot rail is slowly knocked into place on a curved stretch crossing Straight C... (more)
This is the forge in Marley Hill Shed on the Tanfield Railway.The building dates back to the 18th century
Thermit welding is not something you see very often and certainly not in the tight confines of the New York City Subway. This process is used to weld two pieces of very hard metal such as steel ra... (more)
Valley Railroad fireman Mike Ozaruk shovels coal into No. 3025's firebox as the locomotive pulls a sold out North Pole Express north through Chester, Connecticut. Taken with an infrared modified C... (more)
A cold day on the SNC southend as the day starts off with a alot of switching in Saratoga as the SNC 8524 gets permission from the CP dispatch to be lined to the Adirondack Branch seen here with G... (more)
Roadside flaming picnic... DM62 (M62) diesel locomotive with suburban passenger train "Sonkovo - Savyolovo" near Bely Gorodok station near the border of Moscow and Tver ... (more)
Valley Railroad fireman Mike Ozaruk shovels coal into No. 3025's firebox as the locomotive pulls a sold out North Pole Express north through Deep River, Connecticut. Taken with an infrared modifi... (more)
IC #9617 sits at Centralia awaiting an uncertain fate after being set on fire by five juveniles in Manitowoc Wisconsin...
Coal flies off the shovel as fireman Anthony DeBellis feeds no. 93's firebox on the daily run to Keystone.
The fire is removed from 01 118 after a long work day.