The NMJ switcher is a single man remote control Job where the remote operator acts as the engineer, conductor and section man. It is a tuff job when you have blizzard conditions.
Pan Am has a new paint scheme a darker blue than before. Most likely you will see this on their locomotives in the future.
What better statement could be found for the "Joint Line." This dual lock arrangement was found on a phone booth at Palmer Lake in 1988. The left switch lock is a D&RGW, while the one on the right... (more)
Cleaning switches the easy way on Christmas Eve below the 21st St viaduct.
Cleaning switches the easy way on Christmas Eve.
A reminder of the Rock's past this bridge over the KAW river now only serves as a conduit rack.
Outside this new sign greets visitors along with a PCC car from the Streetcar era
One of the old train posters hangs next to the Amtrak waiting room in the Union Station
A few reminders of the once mighty Rock still remain in Kansas City. Tunnel 4 remains on the line South of town.
How would you like to run over this switch stand in the middle of the street. Down in the West Bottoms space is limited so a between the rails switch stand becomes necessary. Ouch my aching back ... (more)
Kansas City Union Station shines brightly for the holiday season
Wheel slip can really do a number on the rail head.
BNSF's Rice's Point Yard sits idle for the night. A set of switchers idle away waiting for their next assignment.
SOO caboose # 1 poses nicely on track 2 at the LSRM in Duluth.
a ground level view of the rotary car dump at Northshore Mining, this is a 2 car dumper.