M&E MP15 2354 is idling at the Morristown shop. Smoke from the locomotive is drifting over several NJ Transit Comet V control cars. The NJT equipment is being modified with PTC equipment by Alsto... (more)
The engineer notches out four-month-old Susquehanna B40-8 4002 as it approaches BD interlocking in Binghamton, New York. The Susquehanna’s rapid traffic growth in the mid-1980’s had it looking for... (more)
On one of the coldest mornings that I’ve ever railfanned, Susquehanna F45 3638 idles near the engine house in Binghamton, New York. By Alaska or North Dakota standards, 14 below is not unusual, bu... (more)
For more than a century this bridge in Sharon VT, has seen the passage of trains and is still marked for the Central Vermont Railway Green Mountain Route. At 0225 hrs on April 25 New England Cent... (more)
TRIO OF EMDs. A Morristown & Erie hostler is moving a set of three EMD locomotives at the railroad's Morristown yard. Once an all Alco roster, the M&E has only one remaining in service Alco, C424 ... (more)
Adam Farence Photo.......Outbound Engineer Morales and Conductor Longley are about to board the Olympic Torch Train on the CP at Portage,WI. for their run to Milwaukee.
“The Heartbreak of Corrosion”:
Rust has taken its toll on the best part of the B&O paint scheme—the Capitol Dome emblem—on this GP40, acting as lead unit on a westbound manifest at Harwood (mp 1... (more)
Metra 917 departs passes CP-Lumber with a train bound for Joliet. Leading the way is F59PH 99, one of three such models on Metra. On the left is the Amtrak Y25 yard job, which is spinning an inbou... (more)
LIRR 618 was originally built for the New Haven RR. Here she is in fresh MTA paint, trailing on an eastbound train at Mineola in 1979.
The 1.8-2% climb up Coal Creek Canyon is illustrated by this heavy westbound manifest. The head-end is stacked above the rear DPU as the train negotiates the grade and curves of the Colorado Rock... (more)
Union Pacific's Roseville, CA to Roper, UT Manifest rolls under the C784 signal bridge. The train was rerouted via Ogden due to trackwork taking place on Shafter Subdivision. The train itself ha... (more)
A repainted leader. AC440CW CP 8615 looks pretty fresh (especially compared to most of CP's grungy looking AC4400CW fleet) as it leads empty ethanol train CP 651 through Pointe-Claire. Trai... (more)
The Sunday job departs past the former old GE transformer plant with 26 loads with a nice matched trio of consecutively numbered GP36Ms HRRC 3600 3601 & 3604 on a beautiful Sunday afternoon.
A California Log-Hog in the Oregon Woods. Former log-hog McCloud #25 is right at home in the deep woods of Oregon as she hauls a mixed freight along the shore of the Nehalem River toward ... (more)
A SD40 leading an intermodal train? I wish, this is UP's Global 3 pull down job. UP 1818 and sister unit 1822 have a GEVO with them as they shove a cut of cars back into the facility.