Truck was Stuck due to Landing Gear caught on Crossing
Whenever the term "Autumn Leaf" or "Fall Color" Special was coined I have to believe that the author(s) had something close to this scene in mind. This view of N&W 611, an original Norfolk Souther... (more)
The “Infiernillo” (little hell) is a very narrow gorge or canyon shared by the Rio Rimac river, the “Carretera Central” main highway, and the railroad. In addition, t... (more)
Stormy weather and busy traffic in the Tehachapi mountains
Blizzard conditions & near zero visibility this morning as D&H 252 dashes through snow drifts near the Canada/U.S border. Thanks to my reliable "oil burner" Ford F350...
Tank train crashed into a train with lots of new Porsche and Audi cars.
An extra West Colton, CA to Roseville, CA manifest waits in the hole at Ansel. A southbound manifest is approaching the siding with the sun already behind the mountains leaving an impressive impri... (more)
At approximately 4AM, the Chesapeake and Albermarle rock job was northbound with approximately 40 empties. When it approached the open bascule draw span over the Intercoastal Waterway, the train ... (more)
The mid-train "slaves" on this coal train kicked out after a slack run-in, resulting in a quite a pile up in 1968 on Southern's Appalachia Division.
5472 eases into direct sunlight on her way to Niles Canyon with the Pacific Locomotive Association's museum collection in tow.
Normally a coal train that is hauling only lumber cars. A large tree branch is wedged on the plow and it is blowing snow around.
The covered hopper was pulled apart but did not derail.
BNSF 5751 West follows the contours of the land while truck traffic paces it on parallel Hy. 287.
Aftermath of vandals putting ties on the tracks. That's the power off Q226 in the background pulling two rerailed cars west.
Eastbound NS loaded coal train 730 eases through the tight confines of Natural Tunnel at 15mph as it drops down one of the steeper grades on the Appalachia District. Several park visitors can be s... (more)