Hot Rail After a freak snow storm the day before, the bolts of a joint bar seen on the left have broken due to... (more)
Slow and steady Under the watchful eyes of a signal maintainer, Q619 rolls over this break in the rail at the cautious speed of 10 mph. This break was caused by the very low temperat... (more)
A colorful pair of empty LPG tank cars roll past as they enter the S&NA yard at Montgomery on Q572.
Super Shock Control A pair of former Santa Fe 50' boxcars rush past displaying their cushioned draft gears as they bring up the rear of X406. The boxcar on the left is a Berwick Forg... (more)
Hot Box After being tagged by the XXB 152.0 defect detector, this tanker from Q602 was slowly taken to the house track at Milstead where it will wait for a replacement wheel set. Tha... (more)
Bogie Boogie Southbound Roadrailer train 251 rushes by as it has just crossed over the Chattahoochee River bridge and begins its journey towards Inman yard. Check out the thickness o... (more)
Pulling For You! A pair of 33K gallon LPG tank cars with Type E upper and lower shelf couplers roll past the 130 milepost on their way north. Notice that the cars are in tension (dra... (more)
Splash! It seems that diamonds on any railroad are always difficult in draining water.
Lots of wheels await their fate after a long life.
Cast almost 19 years ago, this 28" wheel along with others awaits its fate.
Insulated joints await installation with beautiful Auburn University colors.
The colors on newly cast wheels always provide for interesting photos.
A collection of rail basks in the November sun on the Great Walton.
A rail-bound manganese frog that has seen much better days, sits in the scrap bin awaiting recycling.
Some like it Hot What do you do after a rail breaks??? Heat it up of course. The track gang here, is heating up the rail to allow it to expand so as to apply the new joint bar. Thi... (more)