The Minnesota Commercial rosters an eclectic mix of Alco and older GE locomotives at it's engine terminal and roundhouse in Saint Paul.
After the first major snowstorm of the year(On Christmas Day, no less), dumping 20-25cm of goodness, westbound train 406 hits a nice pile of snow at one of the crossings at Hampton, New Brunswick.... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
Looking out of Super Chief / El Capitan’s FP45, Train 18 is meeting westbound Train 23 the “Grand Canyon” behind two F units at Canyoncito, N.M. on March 7, 1968. Ahead for the Super is the cli... (more)
Street Sweeping With A Pair Of F9's.
A year ago today SC&MB’s SC 1101 led as the traction motor blowers on both F-units swept up the dust on the street creating a dust storm along Walker Street... (more)
The NS office car special crosses the Tennessee River bridge, known as "Tenbridge", coming into Chattanooga on a deadhead move towards Memphis.
Here we see the apron on the dock at the left being lowered to mate with the rails aboard the barge MANISTEE which is loaded with freight cars which have just been ferried across the Straits of Ma... (more)
Traffic in Georgetown encounters an unexpected delay as the "Edwin Brazelton Snead" heavyweight passenger car is moved at walking speed for roughly three miles. This car was formerly the Missouri-... (more)
Built in November of 1959, 752 an ex-Conrail 7527, PC 7527, NYC 5972 continues to be a work horse on the Winchester and Western roster in the Virginia Division. This and an assortment of other fir... (more)
I was a California boy, and I had seen stuff like this only in pictures. When Uncle Sam gave me an all expenses paid trip to the East Coast, it was like a whole different world. The GG-1's were ... (more)
In some late Fall evening light, eastbound train M306 crosses the massive Salmon River Trestle, at New Denmark, New Brunswick. The bridge stands at 3,920 feet in length.
Wampum, Pennsylvania: A small town of 717 residents - the hometown of a former infamous Major League Baseball player, a current National Hockey League defenseman, and is mentioned in the 19... (more)
Through the smoke and flames. Tip-toeing toward the MP 387.9 grade crossing, with an XH to have its train's conductor come out and flag due to power outages, Amtrak 761 crawls through Fair... (more)
An overhead view of the roundhouse still in use as the engine servicing facility for the Minnesota Commercial Railroad. A rare RS 27 sits outside under the sanding tower, while a variety of Alco a... (more)
All That Remains Where the I1s RoamedNS 633 trundles past the few remaining structures of the Pennsylvania Railroad's Renovo Shops complex. The yard and most of the buildings have l... (more)