After two forty hour shifts with the Lexington Fire Dept, and days without power, I finally can post pics from the ice storm. Thousands are still without power as I post this. Here's hoping everyo... (more)
Removal of Southern Pacific's old searchlight signals continues along the Santa Barbara Sub. Sunset seems appropriate to define the closing of this era...
Piedmont Limited, Washington Atlanta Mail, no longer stops at the now abandoned Landis, NC depot.
All the famous BAR 8800 series boxcars are being scrapped this summer at the Derby shops. This is one of the last ones waiting to be scrapped as soon as the wheels are moved.
Ex BAR 5800 series built by Berwick in 1972 are now owned by Andersons and are being fixed up and repainted at Derby. This one is in the sandblast getting prepared to be sandblasted
The BAR name and the car shop will live on. Anderson is having the MMA car shop refurbish and paint all the 5800 series BAR boxcars that were built in 1972.
Pan Am Railways has started painting the old fleet of Russell Plows that were originally MEC. These 2 MEC 80 and 76 are the first to be painted and have the Pan Am decal. You can see MEC stenci... (more)
The NMJ switcher is a single man remote control Job where the remote operator acts as the engineer, conductor and section man. It is a tuff job when you have blizzard conditions.
Pan Am has a new paint scheme a darker blue than before. Most likely you will see this on their locomotives in the future.
a ground level view of the rotary car dump at Northshore Mining, this is a 2 car dumper.
A SOO signal maintainer works to remove one of the last semaphores in the Twin Ports area. This one on the C&NW was the distant approach to the 12th St interlocking with the SOO.
Milwaukee Observation Car "Cedar Rapids" and EOT device on the rear of the CP 2816, "The Empress" Excursion Train. Holding #1 MT, the passengers and spectators fill the scene.
A view of the station agents desk inside the old Milwaukee Road depot on the grounds of the WMSTR.
Whitetail buck hears and sees an incoming train and decides to run and heading for disaster if he stays on this course.
The GE engine has been removed from the truck and is now being transfered to a special car for holding motors which was made at the Derby Shops.