Work extra running to & from Hayden Yard, working in the Florence & Magma blocks west of Ray Junction.
Rebuilt as a GP18, CRIP 4421/1239 began life as F7B 676B! Seen here on a work train that spent the week running up & down the Florence/Magma blocks west of Ray Junction.
A pair of GP9s lead the "Work Train" back to the yard at Hayden. The train consisted of a b/o ore car, a flat with a bulldozer, an empty flat and 5 side dump ballast cars.
There are times when I wonder where American shortlines would be if it hadn't been for IC hand-me-downs!!
After a full day of working on a new light rail line, a group of track building machines meet at Midvale on UTA's Mid-Jordan line. The assembled machines include a ballast regulator, a tamper and ... (more)
Running under the symbol "WORK TRAIN", 5607 takes a load of rail from Battle Creek to drop at Durand and allong the Holley Sub.
This is the future I-280 through the Oranges. SJ Groves company built a standard-gauge railroad to haul out the rock and dirt from the Eagle Mountain excavation. GE's and Alcos were utilized by... (more)
GE's and Alco RS3's were utilized by S.J. Groves in the building of I-280. The photographer was often given rides back to his car by the friendly crews. To see other views of the contruction of ... (more)
THIS is street running. It was substantially cheaper for S.J. Groves Co. to build I-280 in N.J. up and around Eagle Mountain as opposed to building a tunnel AND by using rail in and out of the pr... (more)
S.J. Groves brings a rock train up with fill in the soon-to-be westbound lane of Interstate 280. The U-boat was purchased specially for this job, later sold to BN. I guess you could call it stre... (more)
GREX 6000, an interesting self propelled slot, leads a work train north through Crest Hill, traveling down the CN Leithton Sub, bound for the BNSF at Eola.
Heading east, a work train rounds a curve at a good clip
The NWP work train rumbles through the little Northern California town of Penngrove, on it's way to get more ties for the track project.
The NWP work train continues it's slow trip south, flagging every crossing it comes to.
An NWP work train crosses Santa Rosa Creek, on it way south to get more ties for distribution.