”Better By A Dam Site”
Southwestern Georgia’s Chattahoochee Industrial Railroad survived part of its early (1960’s) existence by transporting materials for the construction of a lo... (more)
New Year's Day started off with a bang in the Union Pacific East Los Angeles yard. This derailment was the result of sending TOFC flat cars over the hump, something that was not suppose to happen... (more)
Deep in the hollows of Letcher County, two EMD's rust away at the idled Golden Oak Coal prep plant. These units were called mine critters, which shoved hoppers under the loadout while loading coal... (more)
An unusual train, consisting of TFM 1417 and Ferromex business car 149017 sit near the west end yard office in Tucson. Photo taken with permission.
Quitting cold Turkey
A derailment brought an abrupt end to a week's steam charter in Turkey which damaged engine, tender, cars and track. Fortunately, it was the last afternoo... (more)
CSX local Y233 pulls two boxcars down the Lehigh Running Track as it heads towards CSX's Ohio Street Yard. NS 316 can be seen slowly making its way into Buffalo on the Lake Erie District in the ba... (more)
BNSF 8574 (SD70ACe) gets repositioned for a run into the Denver Yard. Notice the fairly new LinkUP PTC (positive train control) antenna package on the roof of the cab.
An empty ArcelorMittal Mines Canada (AMMC) iron ore train is northbound along the Riviere Toulnustouc Nord-est above the railroad location of How, near mile 118 on the Southern Subdivision. The r... (more)
NKP 765 storms out of New Lenox with the Joliet Rocket.
Capitol Limited as seen from the Salisbury Viaduct (former Western Maryland RR) in a burst of sun on a rainy morning. Locomotives: AMTK 138, AMTK 821, AMTK 53 and AMTK 461
”Wouldn’t a fleet of these be better than worn-out SD45’s?”
Two Susquehanna trainmen are having a conversation by the world’s first microprocessor-based locomotive. The demonstra... (more)
A railway line connecting the main railway from the North (QNS & L) and Labrador to Pointe-Noire from Jonction Arnaud.
We're stopped on the eastward main track at the Brookfield Depot. While the crew is in the depot talking with agent Al Paske I walk back to get a shot of our headend next to the old depot. We've g... (more)
The Race is on as they are off and running.
The lock has just opened to let out a couple of boats as the Empire Service Train heads east by Lock 10. I heard the train coming on my s... (more)