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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.
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.
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
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
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...
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...
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.
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...
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