Bogies for locomotives Škoda / class ZSSK 131 (Cargo twins-locomotives).
With Paducah & Louisville's UK and U of L inspired university
painted GP38-2's leading the Bluegrass State 1 office car
brings up the back end as it enters the Louisville yard.
Old Rio Grande triple hoppers still line the inside of Big 10 Curve west of Rocky, Colorado, as seen on June 9, 2014. Twenty-four of these hoppers are filled with dirt and rocks and are welded to ... (more)
Hazy late Summer sunrise at XN /RO Tower, which protected the NKP / B&O diamond in Leipsic.
Sunday morning around 10:30am, a westbound coal load headed for Amarillo, TX derailed on BNSF's Brush Subdivision on the west side of Hudson, CO, about 30 miles northeast of Denver. Here, crews ar... (more)
Sunday morning around 10:30am, a westbound coal load headed for Amarillo, TX derailed on BNSF's Brush Subdivision on the west side of Hudson, CO, about 30 miles northeast of Denver (home of an ani... (more)
A 10 minute exposure creates a beautiful star trail effect at the scenic Copper Creek trestles. The upper is CSX's former Clinchfield trackage, while the lower trestle is NS's Appalachia District.... (more)
The northbound signal at Melrose, located at the bottom of the abandoned Saluda Grade, sits darkened as it has since 2001 with a crisp, starry night sky overhead. A special thanks to Charles D... (more)
The beautifully restored Landrum, South Carolina depot is lit up nicely on a cool and windy night. The foreground tracks are on the abandoned stretch of the W-Line towards the famed Saluda grade.
Fire and Brimstone... heating the rails with a copious amount of coal and diesel fuel. With sledge hammer in hand, the hot rail is slowly knocked into place on a curved stretch crossing Straight C... (more)
On a busy Monday night, passengers await their overnight trains to all corners of India....
On a warm spring morning, the Landrum, SC train order semaphore's top color aspects are illuminated by the large fireball in the sky. Another day has dawned, but there still hasn't been another tr... (more)
With Orion and his belt standing guard in the dark sky, the impressive figure of Norfolk Southern's inactive signal at Melrose, the bottom of the Saluda Grade is also quite a presence.
The stars pass another empty night over the Saluda Grade.
NS delivered the FRA cars overnight to the interchange for CSX to pick up later in the morning for a run on the Bowline. I just happened to be on my way home from work and found them!