Day after New Year's 2006 with a temp below 0 the section crew found a big space between rails and decided to see if heating the rail the old fashion way will take care of the gap.
With a patent date of 1914 on this journal box cover it looks like it is new compared to the rest of the car. You can still make out Griffin, St. Paul through the built up gime on the the wheel fa... (more)
Rice's Point seems to have become a gathering yard for tank cars lately, with 4 track mostly full and another one building.
From one railroad to the next in the same day. This night finds us at Keystone under a star lit sky, howling cold winds as noted by the trees all blurred and 84 Eastbound racks with a one unit won... (more)
AN extremely rare look inside the Florida East Coast Railway's Dispatcher's Office, taken with permission. A huge thank you to the Florida East Coast Railway, Florida East Coast Railway Society an... (more)
The famous DL&W Belford 99 is stored in Derby by MMA. The inside has been burned.
The foreman rides the shove towards the other elevator on the Old Town Transfer.
This is the engine out of ex Amtrak 302 that is being rebuilt as part of RailWorld's new F40 program to lease units to AMT. Here the power assemblies are being installed. Also notice a Go Transi... (more)
Q650 slowly enters the yard with a good EOT on the rear.
Lots of activity in the Twin Ports, CN is bringing 40 loads onto the ore dock while they are loading a ship with taconite. Over in Superior on the other side of the bay there is a BNSF coal train ... (more)
This is something you don't see just anywhere. Canon EOS 50D
A beautiful show of fireworks explodes behind the north bound signal at the south end of Montview, known as falwell. Canon EOS 50D
Part of the old Southern RR LL branch in Versailles, KY this rail still serves it purpose supporting weekend excursions at the Bluegrass Railway Museum.
Unloading Pipe for a nearby pipeline project.
After a crew change, the conductor on Amtrak 6, the California Zephyr, flashes a smile as his train departs for Salt Lake City (next crew change), and beyond to Denver, and eventually Chicago.