Sunday, October 23, 2011

Webcams - But wait, there are more...

Railcam in Mierlo-Hout, Netherlands

Railcam started in 2001, as one of the subjects of the website Since July 2006 the url has changed to It's a famous hotspot, with a daily high number of visitors from every country in the world, and more importantly trains. The camspot is just 30 meters away of the railway crossing at Mainstreet/Mierloseweg in Mierlo-Hout, (municipality Helmond). Railcam 1 is installed in North western direction. Sound is also included so you can hear when the crossing gates start to close.

Plattling - Bahnhof LIVE

Plattling station is a central railway hub in eastern Lower Bavaria in southern Germany that sees a nice mix of traffic throughout the day. Here's an overview of the yard via Google Maps. No sound but a great overview.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Finse – 19.10.2011

In the beautiful crisp late October darkness the night train from Bergen to Oslo pulls into Finse... This could be Syracuse, any day now... Go to the webcam here.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

A New "Page" and Google Maps Project

Historic Rail and Industrial Locations in Germany is a Google Maps project was designed to help me explore old and historic rail and industrial sites. Blue pins denote railroad infrastructure such as Bws, red pins railway related infrastructure such as bridges, tunnels, grades, and green pins denote industrial sites such as mines, steel mills, ... Use the form on the page to suggest additional venues.

Alte und historische Bahn- und Industrieanlagen in Deutschland ist ein Google Maps Projekt das entworfen wurde um mir beim Erkunden alter und historischer Bahn- und Industrieanlagen zu helfen. Blaue Pins deuten auf Bahnanlagen hin, rote auf bedutende Brücken, Tunnels, und Steigungen, und grüne Pins auf Industrieanlagen. Bitte die Form auf der Seite benutzen um mich auf Andere hinzuweisen.

Thank you / Danke