Why is there an "Attendant Call" button to the right of the horn handle? The crew did not know the answer either.
A very short train with a BIG load heading north. "Mammoet" specializes in moving heavy loads. I looked them up on www.mammoet.com.
Photo taken from Cessna C-208B at 1000 ft above the ground, looking from southwest to northeast.
3 SD40-2s have just dropped off a string of empties at this coal loading tower and are running around the cars.
This locomotive and 2-10-4 ATSF 5021 are sitting in front of the old SP Sacramento Locomotive Works boiler shop building. Eventually they will be restored for display.
Desktop controls on an F9 ???
Photo taken from Cessna C-208B at 1000 ft above the ground, looking from west to east.
The rail welding plant is east of Hwy 75 bridge.
Taken from a C-208B from about 1000 ft above the ground.
The crew of this train was so bored after 5 hours of sitting in the siding, that they invited me up into the cab for a few minutes until their crew van showed up (and yes we had permission).
Southern and now NS must have had some bad experiences at grade crossings, such as fatalities among their crews, to make them order control stands like this. You can't see much of anything runnin... (more)
Invited to the cab by KCS staff. It smelled as clean as it looks!
Check out the art work by the dynamic brake handle.