Because flooding may make the railroad ruinous, The railway men have to take the small maintenance of work vehicle which runs on the flooded railroad difficultly for checking the track.
This old EMD was built in the 1940's and still soldiers on in service of the Toledo Kuhlman Bulk Material facility - in this shot grabing one car to take back into their facility for loading.
West end of Marceline is line westbound at sunset. BNSF's signal gang have been working hard this summer replacing alot of these old Santa Fe style signals. The gang is currently working around th... (more)
Approaching the liberty of the open rails at CP Liberty at the East end of the new yard at North Baltimore.
Always wanted to do night shots of PRR signal.
No, the bus is not governed by the semaphores, but is the shuttle that ferried passengers from 42nd St in Manhattan to the terminal in Jersey City. April 1958 was the last month of B&O ops out of... (more)
CSX workers inspect the damage from a rock slide that hit the Q261 just west of the Catoctin tunnel. The head end struck a boulder while the remaining rocks struck the side of the train. This clos... (more)
The final sunset nears for the classic NYC signals at 295 on the NS Chicago main as evidenced by the growth of new tubular signal supports.
A study in texture, shadows and lines in Willimantic yard. A stack of old rail from the Providence &Worcester Railroad's Willimantic Branch rebuild sits in the NECR's Willimantic yard. Graflex P... (more)
A second look at this image suggested a Black and White treatment might work well. The image features a late Amtrak #14 (Coast Starlight), on a crisp January evening, with a full moon lighting th... (more)
End of the Line - What we have here is a rather unique and fascinating operation. Flint Hills Resources operates a large refinery in North Pole, Alaska and they lease a fleet of nearly 450... (more)
The NS Fostoria District is silent for now as the sun sets in the western horizon.
The morning rush is on before the sun has shone on Chicago's city streets as a CTA train streaks across the Chicago river.
The middle conductor signals to the rear conductor OK to highball Western Springs during the Blue Hour. Next stop Highlands.
The Iowa Northern continues to put money in their track structure. Here a welded rail train dumps 8 miles of new welded rail along the south end of the Manly Sub north of Cedar Falls Jct. The trai... (more)