Even though New Jersey has had its fair share of drenching rain the last few weeks, the weather has since become unusually hot and dry as the rail grinder works east. Fire danger kept these worker... (more)
The Loram Rail Grinder makes its way east on the Lehigh Line as it grinds through Alpha NJ.
A Loram Rail Grinder slowly moves east on the NS Cleveland Line, towards it's destination of Alliance, OH.
Through the fog and darkness, a monster appears.
A Loram Rail Grinder heads north on the BNSF Hannibal Subdivision.
Sparks fly off the spinning grinding stone as Canadian National's Superior Sub tracks get a new profile.
A Loram crew member checks the work of his railgrinder as the grinding stones cause a wall of smoke to rise from the railhead. These tracks belong to the Canadian National's Superior Sub.
The Loram Railgrinder prepares for another night of grinding at Jasper.
A rail grinder works its way past the west end of the scenic siding at Snowden, about 3 miles away from the North Dakota border. The grinder's crew would work only as far as the east switch before... (more)
Loram Railgrinder sprays liquid on to the tracks after grinding to keep the heat from starting fires.
Loram Rail Grinder in action at Alliance Ohio, close up. 80-200 f2.8 lens.
The Loram Rail Grinder leaves a cloud of grinding dust and rail grindings, as it grinds a tight curve on the NS Knoxville East End District about 5 miles out of the Bristol Yard.
The Rail Grinder works Mon Line No. 2 Track as the equipment sails over the Ft. Wayne Line.
A Loram railgrinder sits parked for the weekend.