Work continues to open the mainline at Walcott after a broken rail led to a derailment the weekend of Labor Day, 1977. Hulcher and Rock crews made good use of the spilled ballast.
The spinning wheel of a hopper car speeds past on a westbound empty coal train at Pinecliffe, Colorado, on the afternoon of September 30, 2008.
Nighttime along the N&W.... It's a peaceful night with stars shining bright and beautiful, until the faint sound of a westbound time-freight begins echoing throughout the East River Valley.. Soon,... (more)
Crews have been working around the clock to clean up a wreck involving two trains on the CSX Tranportation Mohawk Subdvision that occured just before 08:00 hrs on June 27th. The actual cause is st... (more)
Built by Great Western Railway after the railroad was incorporated on October 16, 1901, by the Great Western Sugar Company, the depot still stands in pretty good shape at the west end of their sma... (more)
A closed grade crossing at Potash, Utah, on the end of Union Pacific’s Cane Creek Subdivision is still guarded by this old sign that has seen better days.
Unsung heroes: While passengers move about the train in the relatively roomier upper level of an Amtrak Superliner train, the kitchen staff faces cooking hot meals and washing dishes in a more cla... (more)
Late afternoon sun glints off the big ARMN reefers and boxcars on a westbound Union Pacific freight at Hermosa, Wyoming, late in the afternoon of March 25, 2008.
An inbound Metra rushes past the old and new signals on its way in to Chicago and Chicago Union Station.
A set of loaded coal hoppers streak by the CPL signals at Willowtown...
Search lights, springs switches, jointed rail and the pole line... Welcome to the Altoona Sub!
Campolide station overview
Triple track: The busy BNSF Transcon through Amarillo has three main tracks, duly marked as to which one is which, providing enough capacity for all the trains zipping through town.
Having been up to Little Falls on many of occasions, I have often noticed this rail joint and meant to take the time to photograph it. This compromise joint, joins 127lb. rail to another section o... (more)
Well this didn't last too long. Built in January of 2013, this Auto Flex auto rack has come into contact with some colorful graffiti "artists". For more, check out my more)