Login · Sign Up 

 
Cast to Last & Rolled Rails
Photos of the components that support America's Steel Highway
Photo Album By: Frank Orona
 
Link to this album:
https://www.railpictures.net/album/1109/
 

This photo album contains 105 photos, sorted by
displaying .

« 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 »

  « Previous Page · New Search · Next Page »

Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 482570

A little off the top
When brand new rail is connected to an existing one there is going to be the problem of matching the top of the rail heads to form a smooth running surface. Since... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: Rail
Location: Opelika, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 27, 2014


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Frank Orona

Added: May 23, 2014

Views: 6,367
Comments: 0

Favorited: 7
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 471574

Solid
Built as a one piece cast design, just like its cousin of the self-guarded variety, the solid manganese st... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: Rail
Location: Pyne, Georgia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 16, 2014


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Frank Orona

Added: Feb 27, 2014

Views: 8,368
Comments: 5

Favorited: 18
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 471126

Instead of using a chalk marker to label their rails like railroads do out west, these 136 pound specimens from Japan have th... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: Rail
Location: Talbotton, Georgia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 12, 2014


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Frank Orona

Added: Feb 24, 2014

Views: 5,696
Comments: 2

Favorited: 3
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 468321

When competitor rail lines are built next to one another like they are in Colorado, the need to properly identify your mainline is always crucial.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Rail
Location: Pueblo, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 22, 2013


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Frank Orona

Added: Jan 31, 2014

Views: 3,012
Comments: 2

Favorited: 8
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 468019

As the temperatures continued to drop and snow began to accumulate atop the rail and surrounding ground, nearly uniform in length icicles have formed off the head of rail during this very cold day... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: Rail
Location: Cusseta, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 28, 2014


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Frank Orona

Added: Jan 29, 2014

Views: 3,778
Comments: 0

Favorited: 18


Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 463449

Even some of the best rail will need to be replaced eventually.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Rail
Location: Pueblo, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 08, 2013


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Frank Orona

Added: Dec 24, 2013

Views: 10,076
Comments: 2

Favorited: 24
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 462537

Wheels of varying size ride along a wheel flatcar as they are most likely headed for a scrap yard to be torn down and then recycled into another form of steel.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: Flatcar
Location: Auburn, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: NYC 759834
Train ID: CSX Q679
Photo Date: September 08, 2013


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Frank Orona

Added: Dec 17, 2013

Views: 3,819
Comments: 0

Favorited: 3
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 462230

A section of "new rail" as designated by the chalk marks from a track crew is pretty fitting verbiage for this rail since it was rolled a little over a year ago in 2012.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: Rail
Location: Wilton, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 15, 2013


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Frank Orona

Added: Dec 14, 2013

Views: 2,332
Comments: 1

Favorited: 2
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 460498

Early morning clouds and a rising sun combine to show off some amazing colorful effects as a new day is about to begin on the BNSF. War Eagle!!!

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: Rail
Location: Pueblo, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 06, 2013


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Frank Orona

Added: Nov 30, 2013

Views: 3,137
Comments: 2

Favorited: 29
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 459875

From this perspective it’s quite easy to see the recent rail grinding that has taken place along the mainline.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: Rail
Location: Auburn, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 06, 2013


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Frank Orona

Added: Nov 25, 2013

Views: 3,494
Comments: 1

Favorited: 8


Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 458732

To connect rails of differing size the compromise joint was the primary tool for the job. But in today’s environment of a ... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: Rail
Location: Auburn, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 14, 2013


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Frank Orona

Added: Nov 15, 2013

Views: 5,567
Comments: 1

Favorited: 6
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 456948

East & West
Rail from across the pond in England as well as from the land of the rising sun work together in tan... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: Rail
Location: Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 31, 2013


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Frank Orona

Added: Oct 31, 2013

Views: 5,029
Comments: 0

Favorited: 11
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 450722

Factory Fresh
Just out of the rolling mill at Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel, 80 foot long pieces of 115 pound rail make their way to the BNSF yard for distribution across the USA.

Railroad: Genesee & Wyoming
Locomotive: Rail
Location: Pueblo, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: GNWR 4257
Train ID: BNSF Y-PUE101
Photo Date: July 02, 2013


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Frank Orona

Added: Sep 10, 2013

Views: 2,584
Comments: 0

Favorited: 5
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 450721

The sun rises for another day a rail traffic along the former Santa Fe.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: Rail
Location: Pueblo, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 02, 2013


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Frank Orona

Added: Sep 10, 2013

Views: 2,161
Comments: 0

Favorited: 22
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 450720

The nearly uniform rear section of a 60 car unit tank train carrying Texas Tea rolls smoothly atop continuous welded strands of 136 p... (more)

Railroad: Trinity Industries Leasing (TILX)
Locomotive: Tank car
Location: Boone, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: TILX 199538
Train ID: BNSF U-CHENWO
Photo Date: July 02, 2013


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Frank Orona

Added: Sep 10, 2013

Views: 4,001
Comments: 0

Favorited: 10
« 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 »

  « Previous Page · New Search · Next Page »



Copyright © 2002-2022 RailPictures.Net
Do Not Sell My Personal Information