Balast cleaner clears the main line by going into the siding formerly used by coal trains going to the Buck steam plant.
Pan Am's Springfield Terminal GP9#45 and GP7 #12 are seen leading a Pan Am-painted plow across the Kennebec River at Norridgewock, Main on February 28, 2009, with snow being pushed from the bridge... (more)
On February 25, 2009, a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway plow extra - powered by MMA ex-BAR GP9 79 - is seen moving several feet of snow off the Houlton Subdivision near New Limerick, Maine.
Merry Christmas from Maintenance of Way!
On my drive back home for winter break from Northern Arizona University, I stopped briefly at Crookton. I was reading some forest service information sign off the side of the road, eating my break... (more)
CSX "How Tomorrow Moves...SNOW." Just saying...
Amtrak train 513 get's a unexpected bath! Due to extremely high winds and high tide, the storm surge was higher than I have ever seen it before on the Puget Sound! Waves were literally coming up a... (more)
There is no fire…. yet! What are they doing? Southern Pacific ran a vegetation control spray train on its Cascade Subdivision to apply a herbicide to prevent growth of burdensome Bracken fe... (more)
After a overnight snow fall, most of the snow at Edmonds have melted with some of the snow still hanging on from a distance in Mukilteo. The wind really started to pick up with winds sustained up ... (more)
1927 built CP 401005 plowing it's way to victory over the snow, OSRX 6508 (FP9A) and OSRX 175 (GP9) provide the power for this move
A yellow engine against a background made of yellow fields (canola / rape): this engine belongs to SNCF "Infra", the Maintenance of Way Dept. It hauls mostly work ... (more)
Union Pacific's $8.5 million track inspection vehicle makes its way on to The J at JB Tower. It will run down the CN to Joliet where it will get back on home rails and test the old SPCSL. The car ... (more)
The SNCF used this snowplow to clear some of the line between Mende and La Bastide.
Tough winter day on the Kyle—23 Plow MWK 06 drifted off the right-of-way quite a bit, taking EMD CEFX SD45T-2 No. 9282 with it, derailing trailing sister No. 9245 and leaving former San... (more)
Tough winter day on the Kyle—22 “Whoa,… whoa,… WHOA!,” rings out over the scanner as we pass the Kyle plow extra going through Kanorado, Kansas, on January 2, 2007. I look back to see p... (more)