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)
Rough track on the branch line to Maryland Metals in Hagerstown.
Looking toward the east switch of Minturn siding shows an impediment to any possible train movements over Union Pacific’s railbanked Tennessee Pass route on June 4, 2018. In early March 2014, a 30... (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)
Union Pacific put some cars on the ground while rounding the Steel Bridge to NW Portland.
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.
UPY 940, the North Little Rock Centennial locomotive, sits on the Progress Rail tracks on President's Island in Memphis, TN. I would assume it is here to be scrapped.
Extremely faded paint is visible on the AMMC (Arcelor Mittal) ES44AC #302 as it leads the QCM AC44CW #17 northbound with a string of 210 ore jennies for loading at Mont Wright. The train is north... (more)
Today, Colorado’s Minturn yard sits empty, rusty and forlorn. No longer do crews cut in helpers for the arduous climb up the steep 3 percent grades of Tennessee Pass. The sand tower is now gone an... (more)
The final cut
It was a long wait for a train in Delyatin. Wandering around the yard we found this rather elegant Soviet era coach. Soon, a couple of guys showed up in a picku... (more)
UP 6259 eases a short eastbound manifest across the CN diamond in Memphis, TN. In the background UP 4894 holds waiting for clearance into Memphis.
Union Pacific really does clean their locomotives Unfortunately, they only have a few places that do so, and so many locomotives! GE AC4400CW No. 6390 gets sudsed up and scrubbed inside... (more)
Night is falling at 5.20 PM in the Albula valley, when "Allegra" railcar ABe 8/12 # 3502 is pulling the six panorama cars of the BERNINA EXPRESS (BEX 950) from Tirano to Chur over the 65 metre hig... (more)
A former Frisco GP38-2 with a new PTC brow leads Job 113 past the laker Lee A. Tregurtha as shipyard workers finishing painting its bow.