Getting up close and personal with a hump retarder in action is not for the faint of heart. Especially on Milwaukee Road in 1972. Here we have a boxcar getting clamped as it progresses down the hu... (more)
Signal work in South Gate has left the Patata Industrial Lead without working crossing gates. Each crossing had four men (two for each direction) with stop signs to hold up traffic as the Pataa Lo... (more)
A overestimated snowstorm that hit the I-95 corridor on March 14 still dumped a heavy mix of snow and sleet, causing trees to fall along the entire Philadelphia Subdivision. Q031 came across a few... (more)
With the coal market in decline, lines of hundreds of locomotives are forming in BNSF's Donkey Creek Yard located on the north end of the Powder River Basin in Rozet, Wyoming. Mainly stored are th... (more)
Behind a fence on Thunder Bay Port Authority property are these thirty-three Renaissance (Nightstar) carbodies languishing in a grassy field on June 12, 2016. These are the remainder of the 139 ca... (more)
During the evening of March 6th a line of strong thunderstorms ahead of a cold front pushed thru Missouri with straight line winds and tornadoes. Strong winds ended up knocking over this stopped ... (more)
For the first time in many years, the ex-Southern Pacific water cars based out of Guadalupe come to life as they are readied for the fight against the raging Cuesta Fire should the call come in. S... (more)
Pennsylvania Railroad’s 30th Street Station in Philadelphia fully opened for business on December 15, 1933. On a Saturday in December, 1983 (I can’t find a record of t... (more)
Nestled in one of the most remote areas and the highest point you can reach in Grand Central Terminal lies the crown jewel of them all - The Tiffany Clock. With a circumference of over thirteen fe... (more)
Watering the locomotive, Eritrean style ! Only a few meters pipe are missing.
Kind of Like What Happened to "the Leader" in the Movie Sleeper...Cotton Belt 7643 was built in January 1979 as part of an order for 30 GP40-2s. It served parent company Sou... (more)
"Removing a Car at Manhattan Beer" New York & Atlantic's RS-20 waits for employees to move their coworker's automobile at the Manhattan Beer Distributors Industrial Track on the Bushwick Br... (more)
The painting is bigger
"La Mollendina",a 24 ton old Baldwin locomotive, "preserved" just in front of the sea.
"GCT Track 101" A train of Metro North M8s sits on the top of Track 101 in Grand Central Terminal facing a contractor's hyrail truck. Metro North uses the top of Track 101 for sto... (more)