So you went railfanning and saw a geep. Big deal, you didn't see a Jeep. This 0-4-0 is so reflective of Army versatility and practicality and the WWII barracks reflect an earlier time. Ft. Chaf... (more)
After a particularly heavy and wet snow fall over the region, CSX has dispatched a tracked backhoe on a flat car to clear numerous fallen trees from the Cumberland Valley Sub main line between Loy... (more)
Milwaukee 's first box and me shot by Milwaukee Road Engineer Greg Rouleau.
A remote control engineer performs a systems check before sending the pair into the 36th Street Yard.
Track gang 9049 follows TRT-909 (Track Renewal Train) laying down an all new main line with welded rail and concrete ties east of Radium, Colorado, on August 6, 2009. In the background lurking at ... (more)
After installing new draft gear in the front of UPY 697, two machinists carefully insert a new coupler in place at Union Pacific’s Kansas City Locomotive Facility in K.C., Missouri, on October 21,... (more)
A Fairmont Speeder emits a pungent cloud of smoke while a Rio Grande track inspector begins his day keeping the right of way safe for the movement of trains. Sept. 1975
Jim Ozment, Utah Division Engineer for the D&RGW (with his trademark smoking pipe) performs minor track work along the Marysvale Branch near Indianola.
The culprit of the derailment of the center beam flat car was a number of piggyback cars on an adjacent track that apparently derailed and then wedged against the flat cars.
In the quietest moments of a winter storm, fire and ice converge in the tangled trackwork at Metra's busiest interlocking in the Chicagoland area.
An unidentified crewmember has the unenviable task of lugging his gear through more than a foot of fresh New Hampshire snowfall in order to get to the lead unit of his train.
The track maintenance crew works to clear snow and ice from a switch by the old Longmont sugar mill as Northwestern Pacific Railroad 4327 (a SD-9 built 59 years ago) waits for action.
Preheating the Rail - BNSF MOW (Maintenance of Way) workers use an Oxy-Acetylene torch to preheat the ends to two adjoining sections of 136lb. rail in preparation to welding them together... (more)
Shearing the Excess - A BNSF MOW (Maintenance of Way) worker uses a hydraulic shear to remove excess iron from a molten weld produced from a Thermite reaction.
A UP Section Gang performs a rope burn on a section of rail on a siding in the yard at La Salle, CO. One of the worker swings a sledge hammer on the rail to place it back into position.