With the Swan Ranch Industrial Complex in the background westbound tonnage follows a trio of EMDs into the big curve at Speer, WY. Speer is the junction between Union Pacific's cross-country Overl... (more)
An afternoon train begins its steep journey from the car-free village of Wengen back down to the Lauterbrunnen valley floor far below.
HURRICANE MICHAEL!.... The category 4 storm caused massive damage to Panama City with winds well over 100mph. Sadly it devastated nearly everything in sight! Causing over $14 billion dollars wort... (more)
Berk Under Wires
Nickel Plate 765 leads one of the excursions that was part of the ill-fated 1988 NRHS convention through West Trenton, New Jersey. This trip went from North Jerse... (more)
The KCS Veteran painted SD70ACe leads an empty oil train northbound on the Canadian Pacific between Montpelier and Buffalo, IA on the run to Winnipeg. The trailing CP engine would be added to the ... (more)
The commemoratively painted Norfolk and Western heritage unit looks right at home leading southbound loaded coal train 746 down the former N&W "Pumpkin Vine", spanning a curved trestle north of R... (more)
The NS 4000 "DC to AC" unit and the NS 8103 "Norfolk & Western" lead the NS 747 north over the Mayo River with a load of 130 empty hoppers from Belews Creek Steam Station. Taken at 16mm.
In a state of disrepair, LTEX 1506 is trying to hold it together inside the S&I Locomotive Service shop in Opelousas, Louisiana. LTEX 1506 was built as Southern Railway 2232 in 1968 and later beca... (more)
On its first day since being painted, Metra's new Milwaukee Road heritage unit departs Grayslake with inbound train 2142.
The brilliantly colored SD70ACC motors through the C-Line Junction on a pleasant winter day in North GA, with lots of railfans following it's run South.
After retrieving a covered hopper from the grain elevator at Harrison, Montana—the branch line’s only customer—Montana Rail Links’s 844 local heads back to Sappington descending on a 2.2 percent m... (more)
The once-a-week potash Local heads Westbound with empty hopper cars for Intrepid Potash. The train is seen in scenic Bootleggers Canyon on the Cane Creek Branch.
Ingots, Ingots, Everywhere
Or, more correctly, ingot molds. The Cuyahoga Valley, not to be confused with the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic, was a steel mill switching road owned by Jones ... (more)
Standard Railroad of the World (Everything Else is Deluxe)A bit of the "Standard Railroad of the World" came through on 'home rails' this evening. Caught in a snow shower ... (more)
SD45-2 5822 leads an eastbound towards Crozier Canyon, past permanent way renewal work.