Like Sands thru the hourglass..... One of the more desolate locations on CNW's ore line north of Escanaba, MI was a place called Sands. Not much more than a station sign, it was often bypassed for... (more)
D&H 19 in MBTA service at late evening, Boston South station
It’s not the best-looking unit on the roster, but it’s still a U33C pulling a Penn Division detour train on the Delaware & Hudson. The train is just entering Conrail’s Southern Tier Line from the ... (more)
The objective was to see my first BL-2 and the Bangor and Aroostook did not disappoint. There were three at Northern Maine Junction, including 53 which appears to have just come out of the paint ... (more)
BNSF C44-9W 4346 "new"
Loaded coal train gets underway.
Empty coal train waits for a crew in downtown Nashville's railroad gulch.
Pair of former IC Paducah rebuilt MNA SD20's
Unit was working in A yard
CSX train R171, the southbound Orange Blossom Special, crosses the Susquehanna River at Havre de Grace, Maryland. With only about half of the massive bridge in sight, it’s entirely possible... (more)
Four years after the Southern/N&W merger consist like these were on borrowed times as an all Southern team high ball a northbound through Sugar Hill Georgia.
9535 leads D8-40B 7413 and SDP40F 5251 eastbound.
Found this 1957 vintage PFE ice refrigerator car on display at the California State Railroad Museum in 1994. It was moved to the Niles Canyon Railway in 2008 and is operational there.
On an early spring morning the sound of dynamics echos off the bluffs of the mountain as eastbound CR SERE-4 descends the ruling 1.65% grade at the “Twin Ledges” at MP-131.5. A favorite spot for ... (more)
A southbound intermodal, between Three Rivers and Polly, south of Carrizozo.