Making a run for Green Bay, Chicago & North Western GP7 4207 leads a local freight over the small bridge at Suamico, Wisconsin.
I made several trips to Brockville, Ontario, with a primary goal of capturing MLW’s in service on VIA, CN, and CP. Of course, there were many non-MLW trains that passed through town, including thi... (more)
The winter of 1985 apparently wasn’t too bad, as CN plow 55501 doesn’t show too much wear since being released from the paint shop the previous December.
A Canadian National RS18 growls through Brockville, Ontario with an eastbound peddler. Meanwhile, the SW120... (more)
A Canadian National SW1200RS drills the CN team track at Brockville, Ontario. It was much less common to see CN local freight activity here than to see a CP switcher from Smiths Falls working the ... (more)
In 1927, the Baltimore and Ohio ordered 20 P-7 class Pacifics for service on the New York – Washington Royal Blue Line service. In an attempt to gain notice fr... (more)
The First E-Unit
A shortened version of the Royal Blue stands in Baltimore. Of course, this is not Camden Station, but rather the nearby Mount Clare shops complex, which has... (more)
Philadelphia, Bethlehem & New England NW2 24 drills a cut of cars between the two yard towers in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The Bethlehem Steel switching road barely made it beyond Bethlehem’s borde... (more)
Arkansas & Missouri’s Fort Smith Turn passes the Tyson Foods feed plant in Springdale, Arkansas shortly after getting underway.
New ballast has had no effect on leveling the siding at Levy, New Mexico. Here a 73-car eastbound freight rocks and rolls its way out of the siding after getting a clear signal.
With one six-axle EMD for each car, and one for the caboose, Santa Fe Train 804 rolls east across the New Mexico desert toward Raton.
A westbound Santa Fe intermodal train races an impending storm across the plains south of Raton, New Mexico. A matched set of five SD40-2’s is more than enough power for the 43-car train.
Its journey over Raton Pass complete, the westbound Southwest Limited stops at the mission-style station at Raton, New Mexico. Ahead is a race across the desert plains until the grade to Gl... (more)
A westbound Southern Pacific manifest rounds Sullivan’s Curve, with four six-axle EMD’s leading. My luck with the SP seemed to be questionable. Usually the lead units were filthy, and the rare cle... (more)
East Meets East
Cajon Pass is one of those unusual placed where eastbound trains of two railroads could roll next to each other while moving in opposite directions. This was the ca... (more)