The South Carolina Railroad Museum in 2005 dug this old American Locomotive Company (Alco) crane out of the woods on part of the unused portion of their tracks back in 2005. She now sits on displa... (more)
Seaboard Coast Line (SCL) 765454, a railroad crane, rests in Mullins, South Carolina attached to several cupport cars. At the time, I thought CSX was positioning it there for the next inevitable C... (more)
A fixture at the South Scranton shop for years, this workhorse moved to Von Storch with nearly everything else. An American Model 150 crane, Serial # W-3835 originally delivered to Canadian Pacifi... (more)
Nestled in the Rocky Mountains along the St. Joe River, the scene of the Milwaukee Road at Avery Idaho during its last full year of operation. The substation has ceased generating electricity sin... (more)
With assistance from a friend, IHB's hi-rail crane ME-1 has loaded one of 12 derailed coal hoppers onto a flatcar for movement to a railcar repair shop. Tom Golden photo.
Southern Railway wrecker 903018 rests in the yard in Monroe, Virginia. This appears to be a classic Industrial Brownhoist crane that was given a new cab and machinery enclosure by the Southern.
Canadian National light derrick 50367 spends the weekend on a siding in Gananoque, Ontario.
CNW big hook #6359 is on display during Butler RR days in June of 1983.
Remember when Burro cranes were commonplace on the railroads? A burro crane and transfer caboose await their next job in Saint Francis, WI.
What a mess. An eastbound Utah Ry. empty coal train derailed in Utah's Price River Canyon while passing a westbound Union Pacific loaded coal train and loaded cars from the westbound derailed into... (more)
A derailment at Division Street in Davenport has forced the Rock Island to bring out the Big Hook from Silvis (RI 95022) to clean up the mess. This is on the mainline to Kansas City, several bloc... (more)
An NJT Crane patiently waits east of Millington as trackwork is underway on the two crossings in downtown. Just beyond the crane looms NJT's final two F40's.
This wrecking crane doubles as a sign holder for this nice railroad museum near Monon.
Ohio crane ATSF 199463 waits in the Denver BNSF engine yard among a variety of BNSF, UP and CP power.
CP OHIO, a self propelled crane, surprises us at Newtonville as it progresses east for some afternoon work on the Belleville Sub.