A well worn GP40-2 approaches Cresson with MOW track materials.
We're 153.7 miles west of Chicago Union Station on the Lacrosse Division mainline of the Milwaukee Road. Our patrol job from Watertown or Portage whatever our home terminal was at the time is park... (more)
Contractors working along the ROW wait as a pair of SD45-2 helpers provide braking to help ease an eastbound coal drag downgrade as it passes through New Portage Tunnel.
Now Arriving at Fullerton... Making up one of the more odd consists to use the western end of BNSF's transcon route, AMTK 822, a pair of Amtrak cars, Santa Fe 3751 and the BNSF 5542 pass b... (more)
A 10 car passenger special with a new Tier 4 SD70Ace and a freshly repainted ES44AC on the point rolls through this small northeastern Kansas town on its way to St. Louis.
Winter on Sherman Hill. ON a clear, but frigid day, a solid APL stack train is climbing Sherman Hill eastbound behind C36-7 #9004. The train has just exited Hermosa Tunnel.
Two grimy Rio Grande SD40-T2 and a Southern Pacific SD45 work Tennessee Pass.
New Haven RDC 23, so far undisturbed by the Penn Central takeover three months earlier, hums north along the Naugatuck River at Ansonia, CT, on a Bridgeport-Waterbury run. The diverging track at ... (more)
1/20th handheld pan of P60 returning to Linwood yard having been tied down for the night just a few miles away in Salisbury.
Test car “Pacific Spirit” is in a push-pull between two units sitting on an old roundhouse lead resting for the night. The train departed early next morning southbound. A contractor was building... (more)
Former Rio Grande tunnel motor 5377, now sporting Union Pacific 8632, is part of a colorful consist of motive power sitting near the Tucson yard office. Photo taken with permission.
In a scene right out of the heyday of passenger rail travel, restored Pullman sleeper "Dover Harbor" brings up the markers of the northbound Crescent on a quiet fall evening. The ... (more)
100% rebuilt cars. VIA 72 has 5 rebuilt LRC cars (none of them wrapped for Canada 150 celebrations) trailing wrapped VIA 913 as it heads east on the Oakville Sub in Toronto.
The "Belews Brothers" lead another coal train south on the Punkin Vine just before dark, with about 3.5 more hours to go before arriving at Belews Creek Steam Station. The Winston-Salem ... (more)