Ontario Northland Railway’s heritage-painted SD40-2 1730 is passing the Swatika, Ontario (pronounced Swa-STĒK-a) as the sole locomotive on the ONT train 207, bound for Kidd Creek at 0530 hrs ... (more)
Reading T-1 4-8-4 2102 leads a Philadelphia-bound excursion through Valley Junction on the Reading Belt Line. The train is coming from Belt Line Junction, and will travel on the Belt Line to Birds... (more)
In September, 1985, the Reading Technical & Historical Society ran newly-acquired T-1 4-8-4 2102 on a series of excursions to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the outshopping of the T-1. The No... (more)
This RDC was about to undergo a face transplant. After Boston & Maine RDC-1 6117 suffered some sort of misfortune, the B&M's Billerica shop crews repaired it with a fresh cab end salvaged from scr... (more)
Sunday morning solitude. A trio of bright red GP20C/DES-20s has just left the Canadian Pacific Kenwood Yard with D45 and is moving through “the canyon” between the empty lanes of Interstate 787 on... (more)
Travel Worn and Ready for Duty
Time has not been kind to the cosmetic appearance of Soo Line GP30 712. Faded paint and oxidation notwithstanding, the 23 year old EMD is still fully... (more)
CN 2909 leads C738 south through Lake Cormorant, Mississippi. The curve in the background is where the former Y&MV Cleveland District and Tallahatchie District split at the end of the Lake Cormora... (more)
An interesting light power move consisting of a Washington Terminal Co. RS1, Amtrak GG1 #925 and Amtrak E60CH #967 move toward Union Station. Note the curious double-pantograph condition of the E... (more)
The sun has yet to burn off the fog as the 405 is taken out of the roundhouse. This venerable Alco product started out as Rutland 405, built in 1951, and sixty-eight years later still is on the r... (more)
Soaring over the trestle in Welch, Wv, NS 17M continues its journey westward. On point is the Erie heritage unit.
The Universal Tamper 4.0 is a so-called railway track tamping machine, designed for maintaining railway tracks. This means it measures and corrects the track geometry and fixes the railway track o... (more)
GTW 5815 assembles a train at the south end of CN Harrison Yard.
Creating coke involves extreme heat, which is why the operator has spotted a load of product fresh out of the smelter in the cooling tower for an extended shower.
A massive BC Rail GF6C with a test train at Tumbler Ridge. A K. Ross Pugsley original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
CSXT ET44AC 3296 sits nose in on CN train M347 at Edson. This unit suffered an engine failure east of Edson and the lead unit is off grabbing another unit from the yard to replace it.