On May 19, 2015, an EMD HTCR-II truck used under a SD70M locomotive is in the process of being rebuilt in the truck shop at Union Pacific’s Downing B. Jenks locomotive shop at North Little Rock, A... (more)
A BNSF manifest climbs upgrade westbound out of Tunnel 26. The train is threading its way along the 2% grade that hugs South Boulder Creek. The heavy train has 5 locomotives... A colorful group ... (more)
On September 5, 1995, a Southern Pacific coal train grinds up the steep 3% grade of Tennessee Pass at Mitchell, Colorado, in a view of “Kindig’s Curve” on September 5, 1995. On the point of this 1... (more)
Lake State Railway recently unveiled a preserved piece of Michigan Central Railroad history at its Saginaw, Michigan headquarters. The Wig Wag-style signal that once protected the State Street cr... (more)
The BNSF Transcon is back open for business after a rare tornado in Belmont, Arizona, knocked over 28 doublestack cars and containers. The tornadoes stuck on October 6th, and a few days later BNS... (more)
In the extreme north of Chile, FCALP - Ferrocarril Arica a La Paz it remains in force with some special operations. Leaving from the base of FCALP in Chinchorro, in the city of Arica, tourist trai... (more)
After meeting a fallen tree on its 10 mile run from Plant Marshall to Catawba, 741 sits about a mile from the mainline as they wait for Q6M to pass by.
Morning Work at Trenton: An Amtrak track worker holds up a "Workers Present" sign as NJ Transit Train 3817 proceeds to Morrisville Yard during the morning rush.
Visitors, although I rarely see anybody out taking photos during the non-tourist part of the year, there are plenty of visitors during the summer months. At some point most of the Railfan visitors... (more)
The "Oerlikoneri" Ge 4/6 # 353, built by SLM and MFO in 1914, is pulling the "Bernina Crocodile" Ge 4/4 # 182, built in 1928 by SLM and SAAS for the Bernina Railway, on the Alb... (more)
FEC 101 races a SUV splashing out of Bunnell as the rain continues. This is the very last photo of a train from my 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee, after 405,000 miles of adventures.
Pan Am Railways office car special train with FP7As, PAR-1 and PAR-2, pulling ST dome 102, and office cars 100 and 101, heads eastbound out of East Deerfield Yard, East Deerfield, MA and across th... (more)
Narrow gauge track construction. B&W #5 provides air for the air dump hopper. A brand new switch has been put in on the main.
SunRail test train glides past CSXT Taft Yard on track #2 into Sand Lake. "TOFC" signal is a holdover from when CSXT had a signal here into the TOFC ramp, which now acts as an auto ramp... (more)
The "Hendrick Hudson" heads for Albany, after switching from electric to diesel power (a pair of E8s) at Croton-Harmon