Aftermath of 824’s derailment at Sprigg this afternoon, stacking up 10 or so export coal hoppers.
Rails of the Bethlehem Steel in Lackawanna from 1967 on the Codelco railway line from Lllanta to Potrerillos in the valley of the Rio de Salado.
Manual change of rails on the FCAB line over the Cumbre pass in the north of Chile.
A view from the mountain to the train station in Brig at night. On the left the tracks for freight trains, behind the siding for passenger trains and the loco shed. In front 4 platforms with 7 pla... (more)
An inbound Metra train passes under the signals at Tower B-12.
This group of employees of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific are working their last day at the Silvis shop. At 3PM second shift will go on duty and punch out at 11PM. At 11:59PM the Rock was gone... (more)
Holly Sugar used a small industrial locomotive to switch empty beet cars at its sugar refinery in Hamilton City, California.
What a cool place. Webster is located a little ways to the west of Sheldon. This is the location of where the Toledo Peoria & Western railroad crosses the former Milwaukee Road line towards Terre ... (more)
A Nevada Northern Railway conductor slowly brings steam locomotives No. 40 and No. 93 back to a hook on a string of boxcars and passenger coaches as the epic, doubleheader prepares to depart for a... (more)
"Insta-Track" (TM). At the WW&F Railway Museum, track-laying definitely follows a very scripted process. Once a pair of rails are in place, crews immediately begin attaching tem... (more)
Joining the rails. With the rail in place on the tie-bed, WW&F crew members go about the task of attaching joint bars to couple the new section to the previous one. Note the small track c... (more)
"Elmer" in action - Laying down rail. The WW&F Gantry Car "Elmer" delivers a length of rail to the crew working in front of the train. A traveling crane with chain fal... (more)
"Elmer" in action - Tie Placement. Beginning a rail-laying cycle, the WW&F Gantry Crane "Elmer" has just delivered a tie bundle to the ground in front of the work train. Each bundle conta... (more)