It's a busy day on the Mt. Washington Cog Railway due to the great summer weather. Going up a 30 degree incline made me feel a little uneasy, especially when they stop the locomotive on a siding... (more)
This is what happens when the bearings freeze up. The platy shards of steel are as sharp as anything can be.
This guy is hustling down the tracks to clear for an approaching mixed freight near the busy UP town of Hearne.
Looking good in her still-fresh paint on a great Maine summer day.
With his escort in the background, a rail-test vehicle checks this mainline track between San Antonio and Taylor. This track went through an extensive tie-replacement program in late 2007.
The exiting crewman on the ground lends a hand to the rested conductor replacing him. The train made it northward a grand total of eight miles to Granger, TX before sitting for hours due to a mec... (more)
MEC 511 in the Waterville Yard, preparing to hook up for an evening south-bound run to Portland.
MEC 500 waits on the track to the transfer table outside the shop at Waterville on a beautiful Maine summer day.
NYC 8255 Receiving Maintenance in the Baldwin City Yard.
KATY 142 rests while GE 44-Ton pulls last passenger train of the season.