RailPictures.Net Photo: CO 920614 Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) Flatcar at Loachapoka, Alabama by Frank Orona
  Login · Sign Up 

Community Response Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo
Views: 9,413     Favorited: 8
Since added on May 18, 2015

+ Add to Favorites

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
» Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) (more..)
» Flatcar (more..)
» CSX AWP/WofA Subdivision - XXB 123 
» Loachapoka, Alabama, USA (more..)
» March 09, 2014
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» CO 920614 (more..)
» Unknown
» Frank Orona (more..)
» Contact Photographer · Photographer Profile 
Remarks & Notes 
As the tie replacement continues along the WofA mainline, numerous crossings will also be upgraded with new ties, a fresh top layer of asphalt and new rail of course. Which is exactly the scene taking place in Loachapoka on a Sunday in March. Today two hi-railers sandwich a C&O rail carrying flatcar and use their attached cranes to drop of rail at various crossings between Opelika and Chehaw. The process of using hi-railers is much more efficient and faster than how they did it in 2008, when a locomotive consist and crew were used.
Photo Location Map Photo Comments (0) 

View Larger Map

 User Photo Albums Containing this Photo (7)+ Add to Album
Flatcars loads

Album created by member BEn
Album Views: 3,993
Flat cars are often loaded with very common ladings, but they can sometimes be more impressive!
Trucks & Equipment

Album created by member Lets Go Railfanning
Album Views: 9,198
Unseen Aspects

Album created by member ckeefer58
Album Views: 1,208,818
Pictures of things often unseen in the world of railroading. Interesting equipment, operations, and people that help the railroad go around.
Freight cars

Album created by member RP Archives
Album Views: 589,725
A much needed album given that there is no "category" to identify these pictures

Album created by member coco13cos
Album Views: 2,975,672
Over 50.000 of RP's most appreciated and beautiful photos.
Next Load Any Road

Album created by member Frank Orona
Album Views: 21,602
Pictures of the interesting commodities railroads carry and the equipment used to haul it.
Cast to Last & Rolled Rails

Album created by member Frank Orona
Album Views: 22,635
Photos of the components that support America's Steel Highway
Add to Photo Album or Get Your Own Photo Album

EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]

This image contains EXIF headers - Click Here to show the data.

Photo Copyright © 2015 Frank Orona. All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2024. All Rights Reserved.
Do Not Sell My Personal Information