First it was semaphores, now it is searchlight signals that are quickly being replaced. This set at milepost 66.6 on CP's C&M (ex-MILW) sub in Caledonia, have been gone for several years.
Under the ancient triple search light signal near downtown Rochester. These classic signals no longer exist.
Stop Signal displayed on this cold dwarf that could tell quite a story or two, if only it could talk.
Built out of durable cast-iron this US&S Searchlight Signal has withstood the elements for decades with the ability to switch between three different aspects. Those aspects are red, yellow, and g... (more)
The ear piercing sound of steel wheels against rail, fill the air as this hooper train makes a nocturnal move south with a single BNSF locomotive on the point. The color light signal standing gua... (more)
"Stars and Doll arms"... Under a star filled sky, the red and blue aspects of this US&S doll arm signal shine bright through the darkness of the night. Over a half century old and still controll... (more)
Protecting the north end of Brechin East, this dwarf signal stands on guard while CN Q115 blasts on through with a pair of C40-8M's.
It's a clear summer night and the RTC in Toronto has set up a meet at Brechin East with southward train Q102 taking the siding for northbound M329.
Rusting in Place
A fiery sunrise wakes up the eastern sky at South Liberty on the NS Kansas City District-BNSF Brookfield Sub. as a Diverging Clear single beckons NS 29M off of Main Track 1 onto the single track.
The Missouri Pacific Colorado Eagle streamlined passenger train used to split these signals at lightning speed 812.0 miles west of St. Louis. On the unused Pueblo Line today, which was known as th... (more)
The 258 signal on the NS Kansas City District beckons traffic from either direction, resting at the moment on an approach signal indication in both an east and west direction.
Even this rela... (more)
The blue hour begins to envelope the sky as the South End Cusseta signal continues to display its "clear" green light. This Absolute Block Signal is telling any southbound train that th... (more)
NS Train 33J eases to a stop at De Witt as they wait for NS Decatur Dispatcher to throw the switch a couple times after receiving a failure and a track light at this location.
After receivin... (more)
Knocking down the southend signal, three General Electric CSX engines roar through a grade crossing in the cool night air with Jacksonville, FL bound containers.