Derailment at Oconomowoc,WI eastbound train burned off a journal both mains gone. Note the Lineman up on the telegraph pole.
Built in 1882 this "Eighth Wonder of the World" lasted 121 years before it was destroyed by a F1 Tornado a little over ten years ago. At the time of the Tornado it was fourth-tallest railway bridg... (more)
Wrecked P42 on the rear of the Texas Eagle!
After a derailment of two freigth cars, a privat crane helps to put them on the tracks again.
As they say in the model world, there is a prototype for just about everything. It doesn't just happen on models but on the real thing too as this three well car ended up on both tracks after pick... (more)
Enroute to Cheat Bridge from Elkins, Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad operated Cheat Mountain Salamander and its four car consist were struck by a loaded tandem axle log truck traveling ... (more)
"On the Ground"
Sometimes things go wrong. Glad to report no injuries from this incident.
This cab car was a shop that was being towed out on a regular weekend equipment m... (more)
I wonder if those kids on bikes could get this close to a wreck today. I don't know any details, but I figured since there were freight car trucks in front of the locomotive that these were mid-tr... (more)
Direct train to the city of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico derails between the limits of the city of Gomez Palacio and Torreon
Close call at Toltec Siding. RP viewers who have met me know how much I dislike derailment photos. While I actually have a few of them, I typically don't post them, because they show the u... (more)
IX. Locomotive Parade in Békéscsaba.
The ACW 600 crew had an unusual day when this car pulled apart as they were pulling an 88 car unit of corn up the Aberdeen hill. The center sill had a large old break that was improperly repaired.... (more)