Ever Wonder How They Get A Train Car Back On The Tracks? Here’s How

Rerailing A 200 Ton Steam LocomotiveVolunteers and experts worked side-by-side to rerail a giant locomotive that had slipped off the tracks. It took hours, working even in the rain, to get the train back where it was supposed to be.

A volunteer crew made up of veteran railroaders, experienced mechanics and new recruits wrangle our 200-ton steam locomotive back on the rail after it slipped off a damaged section of track.

The historical locomotive had its boiler filled with compressed air to help get it moving, and the volunteers from multiple historical societies worked throughout the day, even in the rain, to get the rail repaired and the gigantic engine back where it needed to be.