Flying the white flags of an extra Nevada Northern RS3 109 leads a work train past the shop buildings of the Nevada Northern Railway on a beautiful but cold Sunday.
Winging snow Vary hard snow
Alaska Railroad GP40 in her original paint scheme, and the one I like best, heads up a work train at Garner, AK. The crew will tie up for the day at the Healy Fire Department and be ready to head ... (more)
Running along at 30 mph the Russell Plow cuts thru a small drift along highway 24 east of Calmar. The Russell is making a Marquette turn today to open the cuts up on this 117 miles of track. This ... (more)
This is the 1st time out this winter for the Russell Snow Plow. This snow plow keeps 2 guys busy trying to blow the horn, run side wings, and run the flanger blade underneath the plow. Here this c... (more)
Neil Vanhorn and Mike Farley are the trusty snow plow crew for the Mason City area. They are onboard the Russell Snow Plow today as they blast thru a snow drift near MP 40, east of Calmar. These 2... (more)
With the winds blowing up to 25-35 mph, and wind chills as low as -20, it made for cold/icy day as seen by the rear unit on this Russell Job as they head into the siding at Ossian to meet the Davi... (more)
The brutal winter of '78 kept the spreader busy, and another work train is seen heading north from the Janesville terminal to work the cuts north of Madison.
I'm assuming they were fixing a broken rail some place on the Lakes Sub as there were pieces of rail on the flats.
Longtime WW&F Ry engineer Robert Longo waits for brakeman Jonathan St Mary to line the south switch at Alna Center. Photo was taken during the '08 spring work weekend, from the cupola of caboose N... (more)
Shortly after the reopening of Stampede Pass, a work train passes through the station once known as "old Stampede".
Above Wabash Ave. turning to above Lake St.
The day's work done, a BNSF work train with a former ATSF GP35u backs into the Essex Yard for the night. To the right is the renowned Izaak Walton Inn, which was built in 1939 by the Great Northe... (more)
UP 5322 leads Federal Railroad Administration detector car DOTX 217 along the old D&RGW mainline at Midvale, Utah. This train would soon tie up for the day in the yard at Provo.
LLW 5399, assigned to a work train, sits for the weekend at Wrens siding with five 60' centerbeams that look like they see frequent tie service.