Penn Central GG-1 No. 4890 (Altoona/GE, March, 1940) is leading the westbound "National Limited" at a mile-a-minute along the weed-infested old PRR mainline, passing under the Marietta Pike bridge... (more)
Couplers between two Rio Grande gons show wear, chipping paint and the indelible link between all cars that make a train as seen in Chama Yard in New Mexico in July 1981. Even though these coupler... (more)
Ontario Northland's newly painted SD40-2 1730 takes the lead of southbound 214 at Englehart January 12th.
A lucky break in the clouds between storms here in Southern California, offered up this shot of UP 4141 at West Colton.
Vanishing heritage. If you thought that the former NYC signal bridge near MP30 in Scarborough, NY on the Hudson Line would be gone before the last of the old Tappan Zee Bridge, pay your bookie bec... (more)
With track work being done on the Santa Fe north track near Cajon Summit, the dispatcher has sent two LAX trains up the 3% south track. UP 3707, along with two DD40s and a GE UBoat, have hooked o... (more)
An engineman aboard Amtrak P42DC No. 193 leading Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr gives a hearty wave to the crew of Amtrak’s Winter Park Express (out of view on right) during a Colorado snows... (more)
The Altoona-Holidaysburg local makes its way south to the Sam Rea Shops in Holidaysburg.
Union Pacific 4005 is one of 8 surviving 4-8-8-4 Big Boy locomotives and is the only Big Boy ever converted to burn oil for fuel. She is one of only three housed in an enclosed facility, and can ... (more)
A leased B&LE F7A leads a long line of power at fuel facilities in St. Luc Yard. Once fueled and sanded the hostlers will move the units to the diesel shop, roundhouse or ready tracks. B&LE unit... (more)
3151-3154 at Windsor Station in 1969. CN modified RS-18(3150-3155) for southwestern, Ontario Tempo Train service in 1964 with the addition of an electric generator in the extended short hood. The ... (more)
The last D&H southbound "Laurentian" has made its station stop and accelerates out of Port Henry. Many of the faithful rode from Montreal to Port Henry, which was the farthest south we ... (more)
As Bobby Darin said, “Five'll get ya ten old Macky's back in town!”
It’s been some time since I have been able to get 5 Executive MAC’s in one shot. Good to see them back in service in the D... (more)
Empire Builders meetWe’re looking out the door window on the rear sleeper of Amtrak’s eastbound Empire Builder moving through a siding over a frigid and barren eastern Montana landscape... (more)
A Huron & Eastern mixed freight swings onto the CN Holly Subdivision at Durand, crossing the diamond over the Flint Subdivision.