The stars pass another empty night over the Saluda Grade.
NS delivered the FRA cars overnight to the interchange for CSX to pick up later in the morning for a run on the Bowline. I just happened to be on my way home from work and found them!
Winter has no schedule. A frozen switch causes delay and requires more than just the local's crew to thaw out. Traffic is backed up on the Conemaugh while MOW crew gets out the rosebud to melt the... (more)
Without track, we wouldn’t have any trains. Simple twin ribbons of steel laid on wooden (or concrete) ties anchored with spikes and tieplates, all locked in place with ballast. From an overpass at... (more)
This is the international border between Mexico and the United States on the old San Diego & Arizona Eastern (as snapped from a passing train traveling between Campo CA and Garcia, BC, Mexico.
It's a gritty business, railroading.
On New Years Eve 2014, two US&S R-2 signals stand guard in downtown Nashville, TN along the former L&N. The sun has set on 2014, but not yet on these warriors--something that can't be said for a l... (more)
A quiet September weekend afternoon in Hoboken Terminal.
All stop at SWIFT as seen from Track 6.
A transfer caboose waits for its next assignment near the coal fields of eastern Kentucky.
One of the few remaining Interstate Railroad landmarks, the last standing pillars of the gate leading into Andover Yard stands strong on a cold January night.
NW cabooses 555089 and 518585 west, enter the tunnel at, Roderfield, WV. 5/10/1988
A Green Light to Innovation:
Just as progress nearly half a century ago altered signalling along the old Washington to Atlanta mainline, progress again strikes as PTC signal upgrades co... (more)
Supporting the main line just outside the west portal of Mount Macdonald Tunnel on Canadian Pacific’s newest route over British Columbia’s Roger Pass is this CP Rail concrete tie made in 1985. The... (more)
Broken line near Bawdwin due to monsoon