A rare NS visitor makes its way up the Detroit Lakes Sub. Since the line leads to Canada, CP units normally lead here, but with this train terminating south of the border, these non CP units can ... (more)
Not just an ordinary short freight limping along at Rollinsville, Rio Grande F7A 5724, two F7B units and a geep have been gathering up damaged cars at a derailment near Tolland, just east of the M... (more)
Drone Shot - NS train 117 heads up and over the departure yard and passes the hump tower at DeButts yard in Chattanooga, TN in the late afternoon sun.
DeButts Yard opened in 1955 has 12 receiving... (more)
"40 Years Later, Conrail Still Lives in the Bronx"
The Consolidated Rail Corporation, known to all of us as Conrail, was the Primary Class I railroad in the northeast created by the gover... (more)
Following up Monday's Green Mountain Railroad freight #263 snow moving venture through the Green Mountains, VRS dispatched GMRC's Russel snowplow, X106, Tuesday, to clear the rest of the line and ... (more)
This was the first plan to deal with an errant drawbar. It might not have worked out the way it was intended, but the strap held for about a mile or so. The goal of getting the car into the ne... (more)
American View is a Viewliner Theater Car created by the Beech Grove shops from prototype Viewliner Sleeper 2301, which was one of the last passenger car shells produced by the Budd Company in the ... (more)
Brand new at the factory.
It is interesting how a different focal length and different framing can change a view. Another of my photos of this train on Joso bridge was posted on RP a few weeks ago, that wide angle version... (more)
A look deep inside the East Broad Top Graveyard at Mt. Union. The Kovalchick Salvage Corporation decided not to scrap the railroad and when they bought it in 1956. In 1961, it officially became a ... (more)
Waiting on the Christmas Train. A small group of hardy Mainers brave a December snowstorm as they await the arrival of a northbound WW&F Christmas Train at the tiny flag stop in Alna Center... (more)
SPMW 207 passes under the last remaining searchlight signal bridge on Donner Pass as it clears the heavy "Sierra Cement" from track #1. The rotaries would plow snow all the way to the Bi... (more)
"SS United States"
A 43-year old EMD veteran meets a 65-year old Newport News Shipbuilding veteran. The sad part is the smaller switcher is still in service and has had... (more)
Serpintine conga line. Stored diesels and freight cars line the yard tracks at the NS freight yard