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.
Danger Close! On the second day of the 2011 White Pass Rotary run, I stand with half a dozen other photographers atop a rocky bluff, overlooking a deep cut called Canadian Shed. Once the ... (more)
Sunset, Train, Signals, Fire and Smoke
The rains finally came. After a long drought, the much anticipated rainy season came in full fury. Rainfall rates of 5-6 inches per hour fell with 2.70" in 30 minutes which happens occasionally
About 75 miles east of Reno Nevada. The westbound California Zephyr was struck by a empty gravel semi. I took this photo withen about 5 minutes of the train stopping. I ran to the front expecting ... (more)
Huayco is an old Quechua word meaning depth, or valley. A huayco is a typical Andean landslide and avalanche of rocks, earth, mud, water and sometimes snow. It is trig... (more)
GP38-2's working hard while the crew battles low visibility.
Clearing the switch for the balloon at Fulda. Not much fun!
The Illinois Central Santa Train prepares to depart Chebanse in near blizzard conditions.