I was surprised to see this waycar parked on the Oceanside to Escondido branchline a couple years ago. It was there in the effort to prepare...
UP patched GP 40-2 # 1421 (ex SP) with Herzog tie replacement train, one car equipped with gondola crane, in front 2 UP MoW trucks
MOW wagons for catenary installation and maintenance. This last wagon of a foursome of stripped down and modified ex cattle wagons sports a...
Along Route 66 , in Williams, AZ
NS M of W trailer
The sun sets, but the work goes on.
The crane prepares to lift the car off the broken truck.
A crew member guides the crane as it lifts the car off the broken truck.
When a wheel popped lose while switching, I did what the real railroad would have done. I called in a crew to change the wheel set.
The finished product. This is one of my best running and looking engines.
The suns sets, but the work must go on. The switch engine is fueled while the signal maintainer chats with the crew.
My recently completed GP 20, kitbashed from a Cox shell.
A different view.