We'll leave the light on. Loram's RG 314 is tied down for the night in the yard at Virginia.
It's a cold morning as crew members prepare their rail grinder for a day of grinding rails for CN.
Grinding the rails between Hurricane, and Barboursville, WV before ceasing work in Barboursville and tying down for the day. The Loram Rail Grinder slowly moves through Culoden, WV under the US Ro... (more)
Zing Zang Zoom RG 314 passes a stopped coal train and the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Red Unit at Island Ave Yard. The RBBB Blue Unit passed this location at approximately 231... (more)
Even though New Jersey has had its fair share of drenching rain the last few weeks, the weather has since become unusually hot and dry as the rail grinder works east. Fire danger kept these worker... (more)
The Loram Rail Grinder leaves a cloud of grinding dust and rail grindings, as it grinds a tight curve on the NS Knoxville East End District about 5 miles out of the Bristol Yard.
After missing the NS Geometry Train in this spot last week, I was determined to catch the Rail Grinder, which has been in the area for a few days. Here it is heading east (to the right) back to th... (more)
Loram rail grinder RG 314 at Norton, VA.
Loram Rail Grinder 314 runs past an NS caboose on its way into the Norton Yard.
The rail grinder rounding the curve in Hummelstown. View more of my photos at http://mst145.rrpicturearchives.net
Maybe this will be the cover on the next Loram company annual report?? Westbound through Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, on the Norfolk Southern.
Spraying down a hot spot. The spray is not just water since there is a white residue left on the ground.
Hot Rail!! The rail is steaming after a pass by the rail grinder. It's now heading for the Reese's Plant at the west end of Hershey Pennsylvania
Back to work. Good thing they don't hang out the laundry any more!
The mist is still in the air after the operator had shut off the fire supression sprayer at the rear of the rail grinder.