Soo Line's Jenswold Street Interlocking tower stands guard over a SOO/NP crossing in Duluth under the DMIR ore dock. The tower has been abandoned for a while when this picture was taken in Septemb... (more)
Companion photo to 600657 at CK Tower in Winona, MN. A SOO and a MILW caboose cross the CNW in July of 1987.
CNW's CK Tower in Winona, MN in July of 1987. This tower guarded the CNW/MILW crossing and was taken out of service in 1989. It was torn down soon thereafter.
Lake Tower was on Milwaukee's south side and governed a small yard, crossovers, and passing siding on the Milwaukee Road. The tower was closed in the mid 1980's and was burned by vandals in 1989 a... (more)
Order up! Orders are hung and awaiting a freight on a foggy day in October of 1984. How appropriate that Halloween is only a few days away. There is a caboose on the approaching train judging from... (more)
K Tower is the nerve center of Washington Terminal and well over a century old and has seen everything from steam to the new MP36 commuter locomotives. Photo taken from the rear of the Capitol Li... (more)
Hoboken's tower, built in 1982, supervises movements in and out of the yard at dusk.
The old tower can be seen in a photo Railroad: Erie LackawannaLocomotive: TowerLocation: Hoboken, New Jersey, USALocomotive #: N/ATrain ID: UnknownPhoto Date: April 23, 2012
100 year old K Tower stands in the heart of Washington Terminal in this dramatic scene as the first signs of dawn appear.
Although the former Erie AC Tower at Marion was closed several years ago (under Conrail), it was moved just over the tracks and restored. Although posed, Pete White--a towerman who hired out on th... (more)
A westbound stack train rattles the diamond at Deshler (as well as the windows of the long-closed tower).
Reminders of a different era. The railroad Gulch was once the heart of southeast railroads, with two large passenger stations and miles of rail. Today 50 or more trains still pass through but the ... (more)
In its operational days the tower at Ramsey controlled rail traffic for the Illinois Central, Nickel Plate and later Norfolk & Western.
The B&O's Z Tower in West Keyser, no just a memory. At this time, the Armstrong Levers and switch rods were still in operation.
The B&O's Q Tower in Hardman with its Armstrong levers.
A towerman at HO Tower (now abandoned and razed) makes an entry on the daily train report.