Paint crews are busy getting the next SD40-2F ready for the new corporate scheme for the Central Maine & Quebec. The 3-stage process has one unit being ground down and sand blasted, while one is ... (more)
Amtrak Police K-9 unit training at Washington Union Station. Aziz has a toy in his mouth; a sure sign he did a good job.
An indoor-flying drone spies a unique view of the Beech Grove locomotive shops, featuring NPCU 90221 in "Salutes our Veterans" scheme, and one of the shop's remote controlled overhead cr... (more)
We're at PDC Jct yard which was the junction with the SOO Fond du Lac/Chicago mainline and Milwaukee Road's branch from Brookfield to Milton Jct..It appears we're setting out an old Milwaukee slee... (more)
We're inside the long-gone Union Junction Tower at 2:44 p.m., with the op facing the Union Switch & Signal electro-pneumatic Model 14 interlocking machine, installed in 1935. The tower, built in ... (more)
Two of UP's newest motors hang out behind the Albina shops on a cold and hazy September morning.
With the loadout supports now replaced and the derailed coal hoppers removed, work has begun on new track that was displaced by the derailment. Several loaded hoppers were pulled, literally, thru ... (more)
Union Pacific EMD SD70ACe No. 4141 sits partially uncovered at UP’s Downing B. Jenks Shop at North Little Rock, Arkansas, on May 8, 2014. No. 4141 is specially-painted to honor the 41st president ... (more)
Just a floating control stand... The Cascades-painted NPCU 90230 has left the west coast for some "vacation" time at the Beech Grove locomotive shops, which includes extensive rebuild wo... (more)
Sparks fly! The Cascades-painted NPCU 90230 has left the west coast for some "vacation" time at the Beech Grove locomotive shops, which includes extensive rebuild work.
The Cascades-painted NPCU 90230 has left the west coast for some "vacation" time at the Beech Grove locomotive shops, which includes extensive rebuild work.
"P&W Geeps at New Haven Shops" Two Providence & Worcester GP38-2s sit outside of Amtrak's New Haven Shop Shed, awaiting use. These two engines are being leased to Amtrak for Work ... (more)
The BATMOBILE! Two end cars and a Bistro sit in the Seattle yard, showing off the aesthetic fins designed to make the transition from the ultra tall F59PHI locomotives that mate perfectly with bi... (more)
SP SD7 No. 1521 has just received a new governor in the shops.