Working on the section certainly can be rewarding at times, it's a unique job that allows for some neat behind the scene imagery. On this particular night the temperatures were well below freezing... (more)
A green, yellow, and red combination of searchlights rest under the stars and moonlight on a cold winter night.
Getting out of St. Regis before dawn, we headed to some of Montana Rail Link’s last Northern Pacific-era semaphores east of town. Magic colors appeared as a rising sun finally peaked over the ta... (more)
1982 photo of the mission-style 1903-built PRR station aside one of the last 4-track stretches of the old PRR Middle Division, with a nice Conrail-blue MW truck parked for the weekend.
EMD On The Sea. McAllister Towing's "Marjorie B. McAllister" is not just pulling a car float of railroad cars (NYNJR 100), it is fittingly powered by 2 EMD 16-645-E2 engines. On M... (more)
I'd say it's a love/ hate relationship with cold weather on the railway. Frigid cold temps have caused a joint on track 3 at mile 8 of the Weston sub to pull apart. Thankfully with a couple of can... (more)
You just never know what you will find on track, today was no exception while I was out for a track patrol this morning I noticed what looked like a rock placed on the rail as I traversed Northwar... (more)
Abandoned and pulled up, engineering crews are in the middle of tearing up the old mainline to Owen Sound on what used to be Mile 35.37 of the former CPR Owen Sound Subdivision. The northern part ... (more)
Why did the B&O Tower cross the railroad tracks....
To get to the other side and find its new home. The Tower move on April 2nd, 2022 by Wolfe Building Movers made possible by the City o... (more)
Abandoned and in the process of being torn up, a spike puller is at Mile 35 of what used to be the Owen Sound Subdivision pulling up spikes for the next set of rail removal as crews work their way... (more)
From a booming yard for the Southern railway, to now barley seeing any trains. For the full year Linwood was closed, it was used for nothing but storage, and a crew change location. As of lately, ... (more)