Georgia Central L781 shoves a short cut of rock back into the asphalt plant at Tarrytown GA with a GP38-2 leading still in Bay Line Colors.
The rarely photographed CSX O701 sits tied down in St Petersburg Yard for the weekend. This train can usually only be seen operating in the late evening hours when it is dark. The drone offers a g... (more)
CN 5338 leads another SD40-2W and C40-8 hauling a train of empty Difco side dump cars as they cross the frozen Cloquet River on the way towards Proctor to be loaded with limestone.
A trackmobile shuffles cars around at the East Memphis Vulcan Rail Yard.
Pennsylvania Northeastern Stone Job (J930) rumbles through Rushland, PA at the site of the Rushland Station on the Reading New Hope Branch on a Dreary Tuesday, with PN 7010 a GP9RM at the point. T... (more)
Stringtown OK rock train delivered by the DGNO.
Vermont Rail System’s “Little WACR”, the Washington County Railroad affiliate Montpelier & Barre Subdivision (M&B Sub for short) re-launched granite-hauling service from the Rock of Ages Quarry in... (more)
With a huge thunderstorm slamming the northern part of the Cajon Sub, the sun is shining at Oro Grande as a pair of HRSX units used to switch the cement plant here sit out the afternoon.
Looking like something out of a model railroad, this scene is actually the site of a Limestone quarry in the heart of Rockcastle County Kentucky. The rail lines on the left were once part of the ... (more)
FEC's remaining GP38's hold the last "Going Places" paint schemes still unrepainted on the system. And, thankfully, they are no longer captive to Bowden or Hialeah yard ops!
PRLX 3604 loads sand cars at the Carey Quarry Mine.
The NS 8104 Lehigh Valley leads the weekly limestone run into Belews Creek. At the end of the train the manned pushers or helpers can be seen at the top of the hill. Limestone is used in the plan... (more)
GNRR GP20 316 shoves three loads towards the switch backs on the Georgia Marble Branch. This is true backwoods railroading.
Canadian National GE C44-9WL No. 2505 pushes a train of empty Ortner cars for rock loading at Cadomin, Alberta, on August 8, 2016.
WC 590 is ready to depart the quarry in Valders with a load of limestone for a break wall being constructed in Lake Michigan at Manitowoc.