The wig-wag in Oakdale, CA still stands, apparently still in use (no trains passed while I was there) protecting the E Street crossing on what appears to be the Sierra Northern (but I have since b... (more)
These Pennsylvania signals glimmer in the sunset showing an approach signal for a train on track two. Though rusty, these signals have stood the test of time, protecting the 321 block of the Pitt... (more)
Replacements standing by for these former Southern Railway signals
As Positive Train Control (PTC) legislature gets closer in 2015, more and more signals are being replaced with a standard newer signal. Search light signals like this intermediate signal east of G... (more)
Bright sunshine, a stunning blue sky, and several inches of fresh snow cover the pine forests along the Moffat Route near Crescent. Even absent a train, the quiet scene illustrates the beauty of R... (more)
This unusual crossing signal still works correctly at an apparently unused private crossing. The lights did go out when a westbound freight approached.
The surviving Pennsylvania style position light signals at Racine Ave. displays a clear indication for the last inbound train of the night.
On April 26, 2004 CSX removed the B&O signal bridge at RH Tower and placed it trackside for scrapping. The following day, I took a few photos of it, including this one where I crouched down and s... (more)
C_c_c_cold at -21C (-6F). But timing is everything as I managed to get both flashing lights on.
Changing of the Guard.. While CSX and contractor officials remove the remaining pieces to the C&O cantilever signal at 'FD Cabin', a CSX Communications & Signals employee cleans the exterior lens... (more)
Tom Golden photo.
The Norfolk and Western Southbound Berryville CPLs stand tall with the moon illuminating the night sky behind them.
An eastbound rack train waits to leave town on Christmas Eve.
A friendly track worker reminds his colleague that trains often come through at MAS on the mainline when you least expect it.
The last standing Erie signal bridge along the Southern Tier Line stands proud against a deep blue sky with the code lines communicating between the signals still standing beside the signal bridge... (more)