A Loram Maintenance of Way DC-5 Badger ditch cleaner caboose shoving around the curve at milepost 112.
All we could see above the treetops was a huge cloud of smoke, and there was no advance notice that there was a rail grinder out there today. Shown here, a Loram Railgrinder heads west across the ... (more)
Bringing up the rear of the Loram Rail Grinder is a caboose with fire fighting equipment to suppress fires that may arise from the sparks generated by the rail grinding operation.
A Loram Rail Grinder works its way through Otego, NY
A slight sprinkle of rain falls as Loram grinds away sending sparks flying off the to the side. This was the first grinding of the newly laid ribbon rail from almost a year ago on the CSX Bowline ... (more)
A second rail grinder is being used to grind the rail between Salisbury and Spencer. It is one Loram's specialty grinders that works at a slower speed than the RG400 series. It operates at 12 mp... (more)
A rail grinder is being used to grind the rail between Salisbury and Spencer to remove fatigued metal and rail defects to extend the life of the rail head profile. The RG400 series can grind up t... (more)
The shoulder cutter heads east to work between Marathon & Heron Bay for the evening
Hanging out in the Roanoke siding today, is a LORAM Cross Grinder. Taking a different angle on snapping a pic of this beast, I decided to use a glass ball. So here's a crystal clear look at a top... (more)
A LORAM Rail Grinder passes back and forth over a section of track at Louisiana, Missouri. This is the BNSF Hannibal Subdivision on the banks of the Mississippi River.
Loram RG417 production rail grinder working at Arrowhead Valley.
Loram RG417 production rail grinder working at Red Hill Depot.
The Loram Rail Grinder heads west past Milepost 72 on the Norfolk Southern Lehigh Line after having come out of the Landsdown Siding in Annandale, NJ.
"LORAM at Nassau"
One of LORAM's RGS Specialty Rail Grinders passes by the Long Island Rail Road's soon-to-be-demolished Nassau Tower while heading up the Oyster Bay Branch. The Long Islan... (more)