Northbound Whittier to Anchorage, Alaska freight train #125N is seen along the coastline of Turnagain Arm with a pair of GP40-2s and a GP38u as the nose and the top of the distant mountain absorb ... (more)
Genesee & Wyoming has begun the assimilation process with the Providence & Worcester Railroad through the planned painting of at least a dozen locomotives. Interesting to note, GWRR has applied n... (more)
Interior of Tunnel 11 - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - Looking west thorough Tunnel 11 from the east portal.
Most of the tunnels on the desert line are still supported with 100 year old wood... (more)
Empty coal hoppers from Bethlehem Steel begin their journey back to the mines. The early Conrail motive power consist includes an Erie-Lackawanna SD45, a Penn Central GP30, and a Reading C424.
Twenty Cylinders, No FlaresHeading west on Santa Fe's Third District is a short freight (not unusual on the Santa Fe in the 1970s) of primarily piggyback cars. Lead engine 5672 is ... (more)
New & Old
A brand new D&EMU passes by much older units withrawn from service and waiting for the scrapper's torch
CN 3101 leads CN B730, a potash train bound for Saint John, as they head through the town of Hampton, New Brunswick. The building on the right was once a CN station, but now operates as a tourist ... (more)
On their way home from Railfair in Sacramento. Union Pacific 844 in her greyhound paint scheme and 3985 put on a show.
BN's class GP35 was GN's class GP35. No. 2500 leads a former CB&Q GP35 on a transfer headed towards Lyndale Yard Minneapolis' west side. The train is coming off the Mississippi River freight line ... (more)
The NS 8025 starts making its way to the second cut of Charlotte intermodal.
Lots of "stuff" to see in this photo. Three tunnel motors bring a freight through the yard lead by Cotton Belt SD40T-2 8334, followed by SP SD40T-2, 8278 and SP SD45T-2, 9288. Behind 928... (more)
One big problem with railfanning is the tracks often go through the bad part of town. While waiting for the train to come here (with pulls from Amerigas) I watched some folks chase each other with... (more)
Modelers take note:This freshly-painted Union Pacific GP38-2 is so clean that, at first glance, it appears to be an unweathered model. But even a clean unit has a little dirt, as e... (more)
Well that was unexpected. With word from upstate New York railfans that AMTK 69 (the northbound Adirondack) left Albany with a GP38H-3 as sole power yesterday, I was one of many rail... (more)