Despite the fact this grinder messed up operations all day, it made for some interesting pictures as it made its way down the Bessemer.
A Loram Rail Grinder makes its way through Norfolk Southern's River Yard in Bethlehem Pa on its way to grind the Northern Portion of NS's Lehigh Line north of Allentown.
A Loram Rail Grinder makes its way westward through Norfolk Southern's River Yard on its way to grind the Northern portion of the Lehigh Line.
Loram RG-306 grinds westbound on #2 mainline at Cove.
A Loram rail grinding train makes a reverse move past COLA on a bright and cold February morning.
Loram rail grinder RG 314 at Norton, VA.
Loram Rail Grinder 314 runs past an NS caboose on its way into the Norton Yard.
NS 949 crosses the Buffalo Southern diamond in Blasdell, NY.
At dusk, a Loram rail grinder sits on the wye at the interlocker.
Loram railgrinder 15 slowly makes its way from Robstown to Alice setting grass fires at every turn, literally. Even though the crews on the train were able to handle the fires, the local VFD crews... (more)
One of two rail grinders working out of Bluefield, WV, RG 318 runs eastbound through Hales Bottom.
The Loram crew attempt to fix a traction motor while their railgrinder gets a fresh CN crew in Jasper.
A workman on the end of rail grinder douses sparks and embers left behind that could become something bigger.
Apparently smoothing things up for the big OCS coming in a week or so this grinder obligingly made several "runbys" without seeming to be grinding at all, then made a grinding run. Didn't get any... (more)
Heading south to start work grinding the rails, and showing the remnants of the season's first snow.