Friday, August 3, 2018

Railfanning container operations

This railfan trip we look at intermodal container operations at two locations. 20 foot containers and 40 foot containers are handled at different terminals. 20 footers are transloaded at Kenton Freight Forwarders. They are not equipped for the 40 footers. 40 footers are transloaded at Quinn Intermodal Terminal at Davis.

Kenton Freight Forwarders (KFF) - 20 foot containers are handled by the stacker seen at rear of photo.

KFF also handles LCL (Less the CarLoad/ContainerLoad) shipments and provides local pickup and delivery. 

A stack train arrives at Quinn Intermodal Terminal. 40' Containers are transloaded by the straddle crane seen at rear.

Tower QT oversees all movements at Quinn Intermodal Terminal.

40' containers waiting to be loaded once the incoming containers are removed.

1 comment:

  1. Hi Rick,

    Looks like you've got a nice model railroad going there! Right now I'm involved with a group of HO scale modelers who run a virtual op via our blogs. Our most current endeavor in Intermodal Op #1. Check it out if you get a chance. Here's my blog. Links to the others are in the blog entry.