New England Central Railroad's SD40M-2 3477 in fresh paint at St. Albans, Vermont. The unit is formerly the NECR 2714 and had previously been in UP yellow/grey colors and was ex-UP 2714, exx-SP 8... (more)
With the end of the loaded coal car supported fully, a welder begins cutting away the defective rail below as work continues into the night to get the branch line back open.
During Diesel Weekend 2015, this line up was displayed in yard 5. Here three F-units and one E-unit shine under the moon and stars, and the last of the blue hour too. Currently the MILW 37A is i... (more)
A DPU set brings up the rear of a westbound at Edelstein, IL as a storm starts to creep into the area.
One of the twelve Budd SPV-2000s purchased by Connecticut DOT in 1980 for Amtrak New Haven-Springfield service but soon shifted to Metro North commuter assignments steps across the Naugatuck River... (more)
Panama Canal Railway 1856 and another F40PH 4th out sandwich 2 other EMDs on an intermodal bound for P.I.T. (Pacific Intermodal Terminal) near the capitol city. These trains usually run in twos, h... (more)
A wonderful patch job is in the lead as a Union Pacific local uses trackage rights to head west past the La Crosse depot.
A Snowbird with a Complicated HistoryA few years after AL Gilbert's Alco S6 switcher was damaged in a collis... (more)
As part of a double track project from milepost 331.58 to 334.79 between Missouri Valley and Blair, Iowa, crews also work on repairs and upgrades to the stone abutments for the bridges over Allen ... (more)
What started out as a plan to shoot coal trains on the famous Santa Fe Raton Pass Subdivision turned into an unplanned busy few days of following top priority intermodal and freight that was being... (more)
Little Joe Stalin’s Locomotives
That’s what Milwaukee Road crews called that road’s twelve big electrics that were nearly identical to this South Shore example, seen here at the B&... (more)
Off the L&C Mainline in Richburg is a small branch that serves a single industry. The crew will unhook 1 engine from the main train and send it carefully down that spur. Because of the layout, t... (more)
A northbound freight travels on the north part of the Trans-Iranian, in the scenic Hablerud river valley.
After a heavy downpour, BNSF 799 is illuminated by the late afternoon sun as it backs onto an eastbound manifest. Note the sequentially numbered BN GP40Ms in the background.