Fireman Mike Hughes has only just begun his day of shoveling over a ton of coal into the belly of the 109-year-old locomotive that is Nevada Northern No. 93 as he launches a trio of chunks into th... (more)
During engine preparation after shift change at East Yard, the Driver builds a fire under the Rodding to the Cylinder Drain Cocks in an attempt to unfreeze it. At a time of the year when the tempe... (more)
"Cutting the Trucks"
It's snowing, but that doesn't stop the guys at Frontier Metals from torching the trucks of 2 Budd M3 Pairs; (LI 9822/ LI 9821) and (LI 9820/ LI 9819), as they prepare... (more)
"Last Switch of the Day"
The engineer of NYAR's Plow Extra looks on as the Track Department heats up the last switch of the night. Once cleaned out the plow job will shuttle the ... (more)
Maybe a bit of overfiring to produce smoke for the runby. Lerro Productions photo charter on the Grand Canyon Railway.
"We Didn't Start the Fire"
Big Al, one of NYAR's senior engineers poses by a switch being heated by the Track Department.
New York & Atlantic Railway's MoW crew torches some frozen switches in Fresh Pond Yard after the January 5th "bomb cyclone" storm covered several switches in huge snow ... (more)
The Battle Rages On - Thomas Fire, Day 6. As the Fillmore & Western Railway's first westbound train since the start of the now 155,000-acre Thomas Fire trundles along as part of the 10AM C... (more)
Through the smoke and flames. Tip-toeing toward the MP 387.9 grade crossing, with an XH to have its train's conductor come out and flag due to power outages, Amtrak 761 crawls through Fair... (more)
Fire, Water and the Pacific Surfliner. Hurrying past the ever growing the Thomas Fire, Amtrak 769 passes through Seacliff as it heads north for its next station stop of Carpinteria. Later ... (more)
If the (oil-fired) steam locomotive was a cigarette, this would be the match
Train and bus collision in an accident simulation, for training to firefighters, paramedics and rescue teams
Fire retardent is poured on this dpu after blowing it's dynamic breaks. This train had a rough time getting things cleared after the fire was out due to confusion about whether the authorities wer... (more)
BNSF 573 (B40-8W) engages the turbo afterburner to muscle a heavy load out of the bowl in the Denver Yard. Is it me......or does that turbo fire look....'happy'?
I think the technical term for this is 'No Bueno'. The turbo on BNSF 573 (B40-8W) is blowing flame as it pulls a heavy load out of the Denver Yard.