It takes a lot to pull people's attention away from a DQ Blizzard, but 2 nights a week, the return of the Staley Local usually does the trick. This warm summer evening is no exception as a solo GP... (more)
The end of a short rail spur in tiny Hensler, North Dakota, on BNSF’s Zap Subdivision branch line out of Mandan has an unique end-of-track bumper. I’ve never seen one used this way, and I’m not su... (more)
Detouring off the Coast Route due to Tunnel work being done in the Chatsworth area, Amtrak No. 14 the northbound Coast Starlight, crosses over Tweedy Creek after passing through Keene on the weste... (more)
An extra Potash local makes an unusual late afternoon appearance as it exits Bootlegger Canyon heading to the Potash Mine which is located at the end of the Cane Creek Branch. Corona Arch is seen ... (more)
The Silver Stars rounds the Selma Connection from the NS H-Line to the CSX A-Line.
CSX Transportation's Queensgate Yard in Cincinnati, Ohio is one of four hump yards still active on the CSX system. The bowl of the hump seems to fill the entire valley in order to sort rail cars.
Winterail has come and gone, but the trains still roll on. At a point about halfway between two elevation gaining horseshoe curves about 3 miles west of Summit, a short 9 car Hauler creaks and gr... (more)
The Union Pacific Railroad worked with the Altoona Police Department for their department photo. The Chief of Police is proud of the railroad heritage that the city has and the role that the railr... (more)
Vermont Rail System, for only the second time in a year (and by design) operated an all-red consist that is book-ended by the railproad’s pair of SD70M-2s. Due to bridge restrictions and weight d... (more)
Green Means Go!: As NS 191 approaches the intersection of Sixth Street and Broad Street, the traffic signal changes to green as if it were in perfect unison for the approaching train. ... (more)
In an assortment of stored GP15-1s and other EMD products rests two GE B30-7As. UPY No. 110 and 108 are former yard slugs that have joined other operational units in UP's Grand Junction yard.
Union Pacific put some cars on the ground while rounding the Steel Bridge to NW Portland.
Conway Scenic 252, a former Maine Central GP38, leads a special over the impressive Willey Brook Bridge in Hart's Location, NH. The special is returning to North Conway after making the slow and l... (more)
On April 9, 2016, an eastbound Union Pacific loaded oil train pops out of Tunnel 1 into a small pocket of sunshine (literally) on a gorgeous spring afternoon in Coal Creek Canyon.