Pacing Heritage! A 1/25th pace shot of NS 50Z as it parallels HWY 321 with an epic consist straight from the Heritage Family Portrait event! NS 8025 (MON Unit), NS 8114 (Original NS ... (more)
No. 12 derailed at Mile 4 account sabotage (someone removed a rail) but no one was hurt...the lead engine stayed upright. 2 CPR hoists and the ACR hoist are moving the 182 in preparation for re-ra... (more)
The imprudence of a truck driver caused the colision with this chemical, the second engine hit the third one (FXE3025) damaging the fuel tank causing a big fire before to fall down into the bridge... (more)
Everyone on RP seems to enjoy the ghoulish shots of derailments, so here's an April Fool's Day view of one from 1972. The photographer is the late Joe Morton, a Cincinnati Division engineer on L&N... (more)
Here is another view of the head on wreck at Gilchrist - see photo 401114 for more details.
A head on wreck caused by one train overrunning the meet at Gilchrist. I heard on the radio that "2 westbound trains collided head on" (accuracy in the media!) so I highballed across the border (I... (more)
Brand new Interstate RS-3 number 34 has split a switch in the east end of the yard at Andover on January 7, 1954. It would appear the lead wheel on the trailing truck picked the point. The orange,... (more)
This derailment occurred during the infamous 1955 strike on the L&N Railroad. On Saturday, April 23, 1955, engines 306, 238, 117 and 301 (two FA2 Alco cab units spliced by two RS3 road switchers) ... (more)
Westbound Kyle plow train hit flangeway ice in a crossing at Kanorado on the Kanas-Colorado border derailing the plow and two of the three locomotives. The locomotives were soon rerailed, but the ... (more)
The aftermath of the collision between Amtrak 29 and Marc P286 in 1996. The wreck claimed eleven lives.