Definitely not what I was expecting to see in street running territory! A rail grinder works it's way East through downtown La Grange, Kentucky on a chilly Spring night.
The Loram rail grinder spends its night in westward siding for maintenance as it does each visit.
Loram rail grinder make one of it's two annual visits.
Springtime in downtown Hurricane.. Loram's eastbound RG 318 grinds through downtown Hurricane during what has quickly developed into an early spring, nearly a month early.
Grinding eastbound on the Kanawha mainline near Culloden, Loram's RG 318 makes its annual visit to the C&O. In the distance, a track inspector makes his daily westbound trek from Montgomery to Bar... (more)
After a long day of grinding along the Kanawha Subdivision, Lorgam's RG 318 has returned to its respective hole, in the Westward Siding in downtown St. Albans. The longer days have allowed for thi... (more)
Tied down in Westward Siding for her annual visit, Loram's RG 318 is undergoing maintenance after grinding along the former C&O mainline for much of the day. Her crew will make any necessary repai... (more)
After a day of work the the Loram railgrinder takes a rest as a worker prepares to set the derail ahead of the units.
The Loram crew prepares RG 318 for an overnight stay in Alderson, as Q303 heads West just after sundown.
Basking in the morning sun, Loram's RG 318 awaits a day of grinding on the James River Subdivision.
Going from single to double main, Loram's RG 318 grinds the Alleghany mainline on a humid spring evening.
Grinding eastbound at Pence Springs..
As Loram's RG 318 makes progress eastbound on the Alleghany Subdivision, an employee enthusiastically sprays down the hillside while traveling through downtown Hilldale.
Loram rail grinder pays the Kanawha Sub one of its two yearly visits. Seen here working it's way east on number one track through Marmet.
After releasing all permits at 6:00 pm, Loram's RG 318 has resorted to the Westward Siding. Routing maintenance is being performed before an upcoming day of grinding hard along the Kanawha Subdivi... (more)