Day after New Year's 2006 with a temp below 0 the section crew found a big space between rails and decided to see if heating the rail the old fashion way will take care of the gap.
"Winters Frozen Grip"
The ice pickers are giving it a rest, as another MOW worker shovels the snow and broken bits of ice from around the Sodem crossovers in a miserable, heavy, wet snow. Despite clearing the crossove... (more)
AN extremely rare look inside the Florida East Coast Railway's Dispatcher's Office, taken with permission. A huge thank you to the Florida East Coast Railway, Florida East Coast Railway Society an... (more)
Bernina Express near Lago Bianco.
This is the engine out of ex Amtrak 302 that is being rebuilt as part of RailWorld's new F40 program to lease units to AMT. Here the power assemblies are being installed. Also notice a Go Transi... (more)
This is something you don't see just anywhere. Canon EOS 50D
A beautiful show of fireworks explodes behind the north bound signal at the south end of Montview, known as falwell. Canon EOS 50D
A former ARMY Alco MRS-1 served the Bluegrass Railroad for many years hauling excursions, before coming to rest here at the museum entrance on static display.
Part of the old Southern RR LL branch in Versailles, KY this rail still serves it purpose supporting weekend excursions at the Bluegrass Railway Museum.
After two forty hour shifts with the Lexington Fire Dept, and days without power, I finally can post pics from the ice storm. Thousands are still without power as I post this. Here's hoping everyo... (more)
Removal of Southern Pacific's old searchlight signals continues along the Santa Barbara Sub. Sunset seems appropriate to define the closing of this era...
Piedmont Limited, Washington Atlanta Mail, no longer stops at the now abandoned Landis, NC depot.
All the famous BAR 8800 series boxcars are being scrapped this summer at the Derby shops. This is one of the last ones waiting to be scrapped as soon as the wheels are moved.
Ex BAR 5800 series built by Berwick in 1972 are now owned by Andersons and are being fixed up and repainted at Derby. This one is in the sandblast getting prepared to be sandblasted