I once had to shove a ballast train 14 miles riding the side of the car, but it was a nice day for it. I should have figured out how to pawn that...
I belive that west of Creston it was double track. ROW is double wide, bridges are double wide as well.
Okay so the movie looks highly modifed from the true story, but you gotta love a good train crash flick.
Ya NS as the horse can we put the Geico lizard on the front of the engines.
A few ideas I had.
Take a look at some mills/elevators and you will see that there can be a lot of differences. Signage was mentioned above, a...
Yes, this thing is impressive, you can unload all 15 cars in about 45 min's.
Of course this is a problem in real life as well.
Maybe for the passengers, but not for the crew. The crew knows how far it is to the next station. It the same distance it was yesterday and the...
Executive scheme is the origanal SD70MAC scheme (also known as the Grinstein scheme, Grinstein was CEO of BN at the time) The colors are...
Kinda reminds me of a conductor I hired out with. Oh.....sorry Shawn.
Ah, sick time, sure, no pay for it. Laying off sick is about the same as laying of I don't want to go to work. Vaction time 2 weeks starting...
Nobody ever said railroads where smart. lol It is not in the job requirements.
The History Channel: “Extreme Trains” starts Nov 11. This could be interesting....
No you are right, in a normal B unit the prime mover is in place and it makes power, just like an A unit (a unit with a cab). A slug has no prime...
Gee it was in the 70's and 80's here in Nebraska last week, right now it is 28. No snow here, but Gillette, WY had an inch or 2 on the ground as...
I had it as a DP on a coal train outta the PRB a couple of weeks ago. So it's still alive and kicking.
It is now a done deal. DM&E is no more and CP just got bigger.
It wouldn't be any fun it the models were correct right out of the box.
Yes I feel the dark side calling sometimes. Mostly when my hogger is giving me the weather report of the cab over the radio.:tb-mad:
Well looks like some of the class ones are going to start hireing another round of new Conductors. I happened across this vid for NS. I think it...