AMP does nice work, don't they? This former Canadian American F40 is headed to roam southern Colorado and northern New Mexico. This is a road slug to be mated to ex CDAC 459: the first of three ... (more)
A cab view of the once Canadian American 453. It now sits on freight car trucks, apparently serving as a parts source.
The linemen guarding the platform emerges after the smoke has cleared to make sure nothing is on fire, before returning to his truck and heading to the next stop.
The rail grinder sits stopped, waiting to reverse directions for the trip back east towards Chicago
"You don't want to breath that stuff" was the advice the UP linemen gave to the passengers at the Oak Park station. Most of them, alarmed by the smoke and sparks took cover. I stayed out until the... (more)
HTT engine 463 leads this tie replacement MoW train along the UPLA Sub replacing wood with concrete ties along Van Buren Blvd in Pedley.
Water, smoke and sparks fly as a rail grinder works its way south on the CSX Evansville Terminal sub.
Whoever designs the new signal bridges obviously has had no education in the aesthetics area of study. In fact, the only word that comes to mind when compared with the classic Q is monstrosity.
Passengers hustle about this vinatge CB&Q depot to board the train as a westbound manifest flies by on an adjacent track.
An Eastbound Metra breezes past the CB&Q searchlights guarding the East end oh the West Hinsdale interlocking.
An afternoon Metra scoots west on a trip to Aurora (no pun intended!).
Harco Track Technologies (ex-Pandrol Jackson) railgrinding train RMS-5 westbound on the CP Galt Sub. They were working today, but unfortunatly not at this particular location.