First time seeing one in person, and boy are they BIG!
Loram maintenance train makes its way south of Tunnel 10
Loram railgrinder 15 slowly makes its way from Robstown to Alice setting grass fires at every turn, literally. Even though the crews on the train were able to handle the fires, the local VFD crews... (more)
RG314 round the curve at CP Spring on the Lurgan Branch in the late afternoon rain
RG306 returns to the Valley Line with a brand new cab. Two years ago, this same Railgrinder ran into the rear of 214, who was hanging out on the main at Morgan's Grove. See EXIF data for shot deta... (more)
Loram crosses I-85 at Exit 58 (Concord,NC) on the Norfolk Southern Piedmont Division. The water and assorted debris landed on the Interstate resulting in an angry truck driver blowing his horn.
Loram tied down for the weekend.
Rail Grinder gets ready for a 2 month deployment in Mexico on the KCS/TFM rails.
Not to many trains are able to maintain track speed up Neys Hill
This is bound for Toronto Agincourt for ballest removal
Grinding east to Ridge @ MP 11.2.
At MP 94, CP crosses over the Steel River, then through a tall rock cut and followed by the Steel Tunnel. CP #RMS-DC 1, conveyor, caboose-12 axles @ 12:00
This machine digs ballest from the right of way to make ditches. They are running light from Winnipeg to Toronto.
Sparks shower the mainline as this rail grinder works near Duluth on the former DW&P.