Northbound ballast train for the old Nitrin subdivision rolls at a good 10mph over the recently resurfaced and upgraded track.
A major track project on the CP Nitrin Sub is taking place. A Loram ballast cleaner is quite an unusual site on the 1910 90lb rail. People in Port Byron were stopping and taking lots of pics with ... (more)
Where Milwaukee Road's Soutwest Ltd.ran 70mph. along time ago.....and the same 1910 90lb. rail is still in place. My folks rode it from Milwaukee to KC and return on their honey moon back in 1937 ... (more)