A pair of colorful and interesting looking diamonds sit near the CSX / NS Diamonds at Crawford, Florida.
A Burlington Northern piggyback train, probably “Expeditor” No. 41, is about to pound the diamonds at East Dubuque, Illinois, on August 13, 1994. A pair of colorful EMD SD40-2s pull the train—BN N... (more)
Cable car diamond The Powell Street cable car line and California Street cable car line cross each other on their namesake streets in San Francisco, California. It is a complicated oper... (more)
Not quite a diamond! The tracks leading to Exporail's main hall do not usually connect to an outside line. So when the Dominion of Canada was to be switched in and other equipment switched ... (more)
In Nov. 1985, the Rio Grande closed 23.69 miles of its Subdivision 7 mainline between Woods Cross and Roy. By 1988, the diamond was removed where Union Pacific's Syracuse Branch crossed the D&RGW ... (more)
CN's takeover and modernization of the old IC "Mainline of Mid America" still has some ways to go as this lengthy CN train is stretched out across town blocking numerous crossings has to stop and ... (more)
Ex-ATSF 2627 and cousin Ex-ATSF 2480, not pictured, behind 2627, sit on an old industrial track with an unusual design in Clinton, NC. Both Ex Santa Fe's await an uncertain fate. The newly acquire... (more)
In a remote part of the New Mexico desert is a double track railroad that radiates in three directions to no-where. This railroad carries the dishes of the Very Large Array radio telescope network... (more)
Junction without switch at the station Erlian at the border China/Mongolia: the track straight ahead standard gauge (1435 mm) to China, the track to the right russian broad gauge (1520 mm) to Mong... (more)
In Joe Hinson fashion, we see the former MoPac line into Pueblo, severed by the ex-CB&Q.
An interesting Carolina Southern consist (GP18 951, F9B 6622 and GP38 4002) is tied down in Mullins, South Carolina, and protected by a smashboard at the CSX diamond. The CALA line was originally ... (more)
Good thing the dispatcher has a stop signal up! The Hamlet station was moved across the tracks and rotated 90 degrees to its new home off RR property to be renovated.
Route 28 (Ancient) crosses route 15 (Modern) at right angles in the heart of Lisbon. The modern car is in all-over Coca-Cola advertising livery apart from the yellow ends.