After a long day crossing the state of Wisconsin, Green Bay & Western’s Winona train heads east from New London in late afternoon sun.
The Green Bay and Western had a small yard in Plover, Wisconsin. There was never any trouble identifying the location of the office there.
A baker’s dozen years after the Great Northern was merged into the Burlington Northern, an unaltered 50’ GN boxcar rolls through Lilly, Pennsylvania.
Recognized as the first regional railroad, the Gulf and Mississippi may also be the largest road with the shortest (1985 – 1988) lifespan. Acquired by MidSouth just three years after being spun of... (more)
When I landed at O’Hare today to spend a few days on a work assignment in Chicago, I checked my phone and saw that UP 4141 was on display at Proviso. I arrived to fi... (more)
First- and second-generation EMD power on the Bessemer & Lake Erie roster congregate in front of the North Bessemer engine house.
The Rio Grande Ski Train rounds the horseshoe curve that crosses the entry to Coal Creek Canyon as it climbs to the Moffat Tunnel and Winter Park. It’s a shame that the UP continues to remo... (more)
Two Erie Lackawanna veterans, GP7 1234 and SW1200 459, are on the engine tracks of the former Lehigh Valley’s Coxton Yard. While processing this photo, I realized that the top of the Sullivan Trai... (more)
Erie Lackawanna GP7 1233 is tied down next to the stone roundhouse in Bangor, Pennsylvania. I don’t know the circumstances, but it appears that the veteran EMD has a freshly repainted short hood.
Conrail is well over a year old, but a lot of operational changes are still in the planning stages. The former EL Lackawanna Cutoff is still intact, and through trains still pass through East Stro... (more)
Everett Railroad SW9 8990 switches covered hoppers in the woods at Sproul, Pennsylvania. The unit started life as New York Central 8990.
The New Everett
The Everett Railroad of today, notable for steam excursions, has nothing in common with the original Everett Railroad, other than the name. Originally, the road ope... (more)
The final Rio Grande Zephyr has arrived at Grand Junction, Colorado, but there is no hurry to service the locomotives. Due to a huge mudslide that has severed the Rio Grande main line at Th... (more)
Getting close to the division point at Grand Junction,, the westbound Rio Grande Zephyr enters the “suburbs” at Palisade, Colorado.
Reflected in the Colorado River, the westbound Rio Grande Zephyr passes through scenic Debeque Canyon, Colorado.