On a recent road trip to Nebraska I spotted three Union Pacific Maintenance of Way cranes. One ready to upright overturned hoppers, one doing bridge work, and one in between jobs.
Pan Am Railway in the Northeast is made up of the Maine Central, the Boston & Maine and the Delaware and Hudson railways. The name and logo were purchased from the airline.
In August 2011, my boyhood home was sold and I wanted to record my memories and Fremont history during a “last visit.” I planned to live tweet as I went around, but unfortunately my phone’s data plan not work. Instead I saved the tweets and sent them out once I hit an area that provided […]
From Grant, my Nebraska correspondent: The latest article I read said that they will be double tracking the line from Fremont to Missouri valley. The track work, except for the bridges will all be done by 2014. The Elkhorn and Missouri river bridges will take longer. I don’t know when they will actually start on […]
I was going through my photos from my Fremont trip when I came across this great shot of a coal train I took from the Broad Street viaduct. I got the perfect frame, angle, light and focus on this one. I didn’t have to run it through any crops or edits. Leading the eastbound coal […]
Beginning Wednesday, August 31, 2011, I will be live tweeting over on @k0rrx as I tour my old stomping grounds. It is an emotional occasion for me as my boyhood home has been sold, closing a chapter of my life. Though I will revisit the area as I still have family there, this will be […]
From Grant, my Nebraska correspondent, back on May 30th of this year (yes, I’m a little behind): GRANT: One my way home from work Wednesday, I got to see another red/silver Santa Fe engine North of Fremont as well as a dark green, red and cream BNSF. I also got to see the Union Pacific […]
Here’s a recent note from Grant Rosenthal, whom I consider to be my Nebraska correspondent: Have you ever checked out the Facebook page for the Nebraska Central Railroad? If not, you should. There are some neat pictures of them rebuilding the Norfolk bridge that collapsed last year. The Norfolk to Columbus line is still in […]