This was a Christmas Eve present that the BN received courtesy of vandals in my hometown of Oswego, IL. Three of four SD9s derailed when the "mainline" half of the crossover switch was thrown rev... (more)
Late Saturday night (2/20/2010) BNSF's MBARSTO1 20A put 9 cars on the ground, some of which caught fire while inside Tunnel 9. The fire continued to burn well into Sunday, while crews waited for i... (more)
A Southbound CSX train passes the derailment site in South Deshler.
CP train rolls by the remnants of the NS 206 derailment that occured around 6:00 AM February 18 2010, just west of Butler, Indiana at CP 360. In the background on track 2, NS 358 is getting ready ... (more)
Eastbound NS 358 cruise by what remains of the wreckage of the NS 206 derailment that happen around 6:00 AM February 18 2010, just west of Butler, Indiana at CP 360.
10 MPH slow order for the NS 332 as it rolls on by the remains of the derailment of the NS 206 that occured around 6:00 AM February 18 2010, just west of Butler, Indiana at CP 360.
An eastbound frieght sits next to some of the wreckage from a major derailment during the early morning hours on February 6 in Glencoe. U833 left the tracks coming around the curve where the stop... (more)
Wheelsets and other carnage from the derailment in Glencoe are stacked into a pile in a field adjacent to the busy mainline.
The NNRY big hook re-rails a wayward ore car while #93 looks on. Photo taken at Nevada Northern Winter Steam Spectacular.
Four DJJX cars loaded with shedded steel rest on the ground after the rail rolled over. Looks like SCRF employees are going to have a long night! Canon EOS 50D
The CN was given a wreck this Christmas snarling traffic on their busy Chicago-Canada mainline. Credit to my wife Jen for taking the photo.
Steam-powered derrick WC-11 (based at Shelby) works the huge Clinchfield derailment at Winegar.
Part of the Winegar derailment--looking north. The southbound coal train hit a rock slide in a cut.
C&O derrick WC-11 (based at Shelby, KY) works the north end of one of the Clinchfield's worst derailments in its history. The small steam powered derrick was soon replaced by N&W's 250-tonner from... (more)