A BNSF Railway manifest rolls through Bena, passing the iconic Southern Pacific searchlight signals at Sandcut on its way to northern California from the Midwest.
NS 212 crosses Amtrak's Northeast Corridor at CP VALLEY on the former Lehigh Valley mainline. Fitting for the occasion, NS heritage unit #8104 "Lehigh Valley" leads the way. An Amtrak Ac... (more)
Westbound BNSF crew starts the walk up to the diamond at Rochelle to get the signal.
As clouds build in ahead of a cold front on an abnormally warm January evening, the sunset breaks through the clouds as Norfolk Southern’s Lehigh Valley heritage unit leads 212 north through Ruffi... (more)
Early in the morning, Rio Grande 3090 East, a 144 train, climbs the grade at Chicken Hollow, UT. Note how green and strewn with wildflowers the surrounding landscape is. The rains have been good t... (more)
Seen from high above CN Harrison Yard, a pair of UP locomotives assemble a train that will be interchanged to the UP.
Three generations of EMD: in the foreground, a brand-new (yet quite ratty-looking) SD70ACe-T4. In the middle, an SD70ACe in demonstrator paint. And in the background, an SD90MAC. Although there is... (more)
Surrounded by a winter wonderland on the southern border of Glacier National Park, Amtrak’s eastbound Empire Builder has just summited Marias Pass and approaches Bison, Montana, on a snowy March 3... (more)
A trio of SD70Ms roll a manifest into Redding, California on the Shasta Route.
Amtrak's Empire Builder crosses the Java Creek Trestle in Glacier National Park during heavy snowfall.
LV steam locomotive at Podmoskovnaya depot. The class LV locomotivewas designed as a successor to the class L 2-10-0, which had been a successful design developed during World War II. However, by ... (more)
Passing through what was at the time the last covered railroad bridge to remain in use in the U.S., RS-3 7805 is at the head of the 10.00 Morrisville - East Hardwick and return seasonal excursion.
Hot Steel Coming Through!
Cuyahoga Valley SW8 802 pulls a couple of cars of molten steel through the Jones & Laughlin steel mill in Cleveland. The long-gone Clark Avenue bridge, c... (more)
Santa Fe eastbound SUPER C Bandini just minutes into it's journey to Chicago. This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the startup of this train.