Houston, we have a problem. Looks like KCS MOW are not having a fun Sunday at the construction zone. The roll over vehicle is resting on part of the backhoe which looks like it stopped it f... (more)
Houston, we have a problem. Looks like KCS MOW are not having a fun Sunday at the construction zone.
The "small" MOW vehicle stoped at ZIQ yard.
Setting up for the days work of rail replacement on the Mojave Sub.
It was time to replace the old ties in the UP's 36th Street Yard in Denver. The MOW crews made quick work along one of the tracks, utilizing an army of small maintenance vehicles, each with a ded... (more)
On Haivoron's narrow gauge railway the track inspection team rides in style. Definitely a one of a kind piece of equipment. It even has its own turntable.
This motorcar was originally built as a ... (more)
A long line of MOW vehicles make their way through Burns Junction in Broomfield, Colorado.
Cass Scenic Railroad's maintenance of way car speeds up the mountain towards Old Spruce on a foggy and overcast day. Later that day ended up with heavy showers on the way down.
A Rock Island track gang clears the diamond with the BN while a westbound approaches on the other main in the distance. Bankrupt blue has come to MOW equipment too.
Various MOW equipment, supervisors, and foremen congregate at mile 0 on the Dundas Subdivision, otherwise known as Bayview Junction, to replace track clips on the south track.
MOW crews begin to replace ties along the Hamilton Corridor with a variety of specialized equipment. It's a rare opportunity and a challenge to fit an entire track gang in one frame.
It's not just about the trains: The men (and women) who maintain the right of way are as equally important as the engineers, conductors and dispatchers. That being said, the end of another working... (more)
A behind the scenes tour of the Roseville Yard takes us to some snow equipment. It just sits on a spur during the summer but it has an important job come winter; keep Donner open!
"Eurailscout" measuring unit proceeds slowly along the Mosel river towards the french border. Here it approaches the Nittel station platform on the upper part of the picture.
"Eurailscout" diesel powered measuring unit proceeds slowly towards the french Border.