CN tested a pair of EMDX SD70ACe-T4 demos over the winter. They rarely led, so even though the light was crap on this day, I ventured out to shoot EMDX 1606 leading CN train M309. This was its las... (more)
Thank you Jerry Joe wherever you are. I will remember Ohio Central in the early 2000s as I imagine older fans remember such operations as the Louisiana Easternin the early sixties.
The new kids on the block. CN has been looking to replace their aging EMD fleet in the ore pool and this seems to be their solution. These ex-C&NW C40-8s have been modified with straight air cont... (more)
While railfanning in the Colton area, we heard over our scanner the engineer on the Santa Fe San Jac Local informing the dispatcher that they had derailed their caboose. We arrived a few minutes ... (more)
Two Sheets to the Wind: On the morning of Saturday, March 3, 2018, the Northeast Corridor experienced a catenary outage between Trenton and Philadelphia due to damage from a Nor'easter tha... (more)
A gon passing at the right time. A well-placed gon on CN 310 at right allows met to get a fully lit lead unit on CN 149 as it departs Turcot West after lifting platforms on track 29. Power ... (more)
A matched set of F7, A-B-B-A, lead by Seaboard System 118(former Clinchfield 200)descends the famous Clinchfield Loops with an excursion train bound for Spartanburg, SC.
CN 8947 leads a 13,920 foot eastbound Q120, as they approach Amherst, Nova Scotia at sunrise.
Alco S6 DL 1044 idles in the morning sunshine as RS-18 1801 gets a jump start from a welder inside the shop to start the day at Genesee Valley Transportation. Locomotives:DL 1044 S6more)
Snow Squall Shifting
Norfolk Southern keeps a couple of ex-Reading SW1001s on the roster, at least two of which hang around Altoona for use as the shop goat. Here we find the regul... (more)
Amtrak’s westbound Southwest Chief departs Lamy, New Mexico, on the afternoon of May 20, 1999. Apparently some power issues further east on the trip has required the assistance of a Burlington Nor... (more)
FarRail Tour Indonesia 2014