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  1. Newer Ties on Old Track

    Newer Ties on Old Track

    Long out-of-service, these tracks found aboard MCAS Beaufort, SC probably pre-date the air station's establishment in 1943. The ties that once were below these rails have long since rotted away.
  2. Pause between trains

    Pause between trains

    The tracks at Blossberg are momentairly void of any action as I wait for the next train
  3. CN from the IHB onto the CN at Blue Island

    CN from the IHB onto the CN at Blue Island

    CN 5535 leads a manifest from the IHB onto the CN tracks via the track connector.
  4. This is the end

    This is the end

    No formal signage of bumpers. Why this isn't torn up, I don't know.
  5. Old signal bridge

    Old signal bridge

    The old Pirapora branch signal bridge at Corinto yard. Today only the main line still there. The switch to Pirapora branch was located about 2,000 meters forward.
  6. Pirapora branch

    Pirapora branch

    I and my friend Gutierrez (photo) went to the "sertao" to look the restauration of former EFCB Pirapora branch by FCA. The line has 150 km long and will be used to carry soybean. Here we see the start point at Corinto, MG.
  7. FrontRunner rail at Layton, UT

    FrontRunner rail at Layton, UT

    Brand-new rail lays waiting in the January snow at Layton, UT for the FrontRunner commuter rail service to begin in April '08.
  8. Potato!

    Potato!

    Some funny editing an employee did to a newly installed section of track in the Tacoma Yard.
  9. RMSX 1012

    RMSX 1012

    Harsco Track Technologies rail grinder works the CSX tracks at Hamlet, North Carolina.
  10. CN Track-carrier

    CN Track-carrier

    This is what happends when CN takes an old bulkhead and converts it to MOW service. Funny, CN's web adress didn't fit on one line!
  11. Track Geometry Train Sees Daylight

    Track Geometry Train Sees Daylight

    BNSF 2719 leads a track Geometry train into daylight after nearly 2 miles of Stampede tunnel darkness. The train made the rounds in the PNW during the month of July. I think that it's next to impossible for this shot to be in total sunlight given the location and the sparse traffic patterns.
  12. Track Equipment

    Track Equipment

    Providence and Worcester Railroad, Chaces Lane at Osram Sylvania ballast regulator and tamper ambling down the House Track as its known Monday they worked on the main evident by the plowed right of way .
  13. Convoy of Track Equipment

    Convoy of Track Equipment

    Lonsdale Yard Limit Board on the Providence and Worcester Railroad Early August morning, convoy of track equipment that stayed the weekend on the Wrentham Branch, hurrying across Mendon Road, north towards the Woonsocket/Blackstone work area .
  14. W/B foreman @ Riverview

    W/B foreman @ Riverview

    The title says it all. A foreman hi-rail inspection happends at least once a day, often there are 2-3 different foreman along the line in and around the city on CN alone. PS. I know that the photo is a bit crooked, but if I even out the ground, the signal isn't strait either...
  15. The other crossing

    The other crossing

    Motorists sure are suprised when they see a truck on the RR tracks, to be fair he does yield the right of way to them. It's the same one I caught one year ago: http://tinyurl.com/2dj4wx The foreman was managing slow orders, verbally warning the crews to slow down - this made train watching...
  16. Anatomy of The Y. &. M. V.

    Anatomy of The Y. &. M. V.

    This is the CN's Yazoo Sub. Ever since the day of the car accident. I promised myself. That I was going to get my driver's license and visit the Yazoo Sub. Who knew that in a month that I would see it. But I was out of luck on this one I didn't see any train that day.
  17. CSX Locomotives on the CSX Memphis Leewood Subdivision

    CSX Locomotives on the CSX Memphis Leewood Subdivision

    These CSX photos were taken at Brownsville, and Arlington, Tennessee
  18. Slag Piles at Anaconda

    Slag Piles at Anaconda

    These are the piles of slag (a by-product of copper smelting) at Anaconda, Mt. Lokk closly & you can see the tracks going up the piles. What they would do is build tracks up the slag piles; when copper was smelted, it left behind a byproduct called slag. They would load the slag into...
  19. Track Stabilizer

    Track Stabilizer

    An HTT MOW sits in South Plainfield's Conrail yard waiting for some track action.
  20. Track-level View

    Track-level View





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