A pair of former Pennsy EMDs fell victim to a fire at the IHB's service track and are awaiting movement to the Juniata shops.
Tom Golden photo.
OPR 801 was a casualty of the great Labor Day 2020 fires that ripped through Oregon. The future is uncertain for this locomotive, but the line didn't loose any of its shippers. OPR 1202 has taken ... (more)
OPR 801 was hit by one of the many fires that ravaged Oregon during the Labor Day weekend.The future is uncertain for this locomotive (hopefully salvageable), but the line didn't loose any of its ... (more)
A Wisconsin Central welder has just lit off a thermite weld pot on the WC main line at Duplainville, Wisconsin, on March 23, 1996. A one-time-use form is attached to the rails surrounding the join... (more)
A bitter cold winter day has caused a rail break on the Wisconsin Central main line entering Shops Yard near the Subway Road grade crossing at North Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, on December 11, 1994. T... (more)
"Knocking off the Slag at Farmingdale"
A Long Island Rail Road track worker knocks off slag from a recent thermite weld at the Secatogue Ave grade crossing on Main Line 1. Thermi... (more)
ES64U2-072 together with a Siemens Vectron locomotive is passing Aßling station with a Munich-bound freight train.
While railroad museums and tourist lines strive to faithfully recreate vintage scenes when operating photo charters, generally hotboxes are not part of that experience. This overheated journal on ... (more)
The roasted shell of the UP 1407 sits yards away from the scene of the initial fire. After a small derailment, a diesel fire ensued completely charing this former SSW unit. Thankfully no crew was ... (more)
Firing the most powerful cogwheel steamlocomotive of Europe, the 0-8-0 HG 4/4 # 704 of the DFB with 800 HP.
Mixed freight from BNSF's Northtown Yard heads west over Lake Ashtabula on its way to Pasco, Washington. Completed in 1912 by the Great Northern Railway, the Karnak Crossing passes over the Sheyen... (more)
Wildfire On The Horizon. As Amtrak 774 makes track speed between Oxnard and Camarillo, in the background hundreds of firefighters scattered throughout the hillsides are doing their best to ... (more)
Tanfield gala weekend and visiting locomotive Agecroft No 1 has its fire dropped at the end of the evening
A slag car discharges its load of molten slag.