Shearing the Excess - A BNSF MOW (Maintenance of Way) worker uses a hydraulic shear to remove excess iron from a molten weld produced from a Thermite reaction.
A wreck on the River Line shut the entire line down on January 27, 1979. What looks like a snow covered path in front of the auto carrier is actually the ROW. The tracks have been removed as part ... (more)
On a foggy December evening, a green light beams from the southbound Southern Railway signal at Oakwood. As seen, its replacement is already up, obstructing the view, though still allowing us to w... (more)
The coal chute at Orbisonia waits for a tender to fill.
Interior view of UN Tower, a few months before it closed. UN has since been moved and restored by the Beaver-Lawrence Railway Historical Society. Photos of the restored tower can be seen here: ... (more)
The Mighty MoPac - A relic from a by gone era still rolls along the rails on a Union Pacific Coal train headed for the Port of Los Angeles. Railroad: Missouri PacificLocomotive: NoneLocation: Cajon Pass - San Bernardino County, California, USALocomotive #: UnknownTrain ID: - - - -Photo Date: November 30, 2013
Brunswick, MD 11/30/2013 - The bitter cold of a 25 degree night has claimed the water draining from purposeful holes in the bottom of a loaded coal hopper waiting for its call to a power plant on ... (more)
Humping under a Waxing Crescent: A setting waxing crescent moon shows up in the still blue western sky as centerbeams loaded with lumber get classified on the East Hump at North Platte, Nebraska, ... (more)
Classify by gravity: The lights of the yard brighten up the night, as a freight car streams by down into the bowl off the Union Pacific’s East Hump at North Platte, Nebraska, on the night of May 4... (more)
A signal maintainer takes a look at a venerable CPL.
Interior of Armstrong lever equipped Z Tower.
A southbound intermodel passes the cliff at Storm King Mountain.
View onto the traffic hub Brig in the upper Valais, gateway to the Simplon railway tunnel and the Simplon pass, where the Lötschberg mountain line (middle in the foreground) meets the SBB from Gen... (more)
Night shift at Amtrak's K Tower.
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