Union Pacific 8083, on of their "fast 40 class SD40-2s", rounds the corner at Summit with the hot LAX eastbound intermodal train. Camping out at Summit was a good way to see this train ... (more)
SP 9019 waits patiently in the helper spur for the next eastbound train out of West Colton to arrive. Soon the helper set will be cut in to the train and begin the push east up Banning Pass.
Southern 4501 rolls past the Chattooga & Chickamauga Railroad depot in Holman yard, which is in Lafayette, Georgia. The train is headed south with the Summerville Steam Special.
While chasing the 4501 from Chattanooga to Summerville, we came across this scene at the Oaken Road crossing. We asked the owners of this beautifully restored truck if we could have permission to... (more)
Chicago Central & Pacific is not only slowly rusting away in the Georgia sun, but is now slowly being overtaken by vegetation. A sad fate for this old engine. Photo taken with permission.
Employees at Locomotive Specialists begin to tape and cover over areas of LOSX 1369 so that it can be sprayed with a protective clear coat and have decals applied. The rebuilding of this locomoti... (more)
A couple of ex Providence and Worcester b-units sit in the NRE storage facility in Waycross, Georgia. Besides the B units, there are a lot of old prime movers sitting in the sun, slowly rusting aw... (more)
The prime mover in newly rebuilt Locomotive Specialist LOSX 1369 is receiving a final clean up before CSX comes and inspects the locomotive. Once it has cleared the inspection, CSX will take deli... (more)
Old prime movers show the rust and weather effects of sitting in the elements for many years, while one of the five Providence & Worchester B30-7ABs suffers the same in Waycross, Georgia.
Southern 4501 heads south with the Summerville Special.
The blue hour has arrived as NS 7587 races north from Birmingham, Alabama towards DeButts yard in Chattanooga, TN.
While recently going through the last remaining items of my Dad's estate, I came across this old Baldwin Locomotive Works card of Santa Fe Northern 3764. My Dad's Uncle Rob was a chief designer a... (more)
Railroads never sleep, but the crew of Union Pacific Y851 has a brief rest period while waiting for the next switching assignment in Davidson Yard.
Southern 4501 rolls south along US Highway 27 as it heads for Summerville.
UP 3203 and UP 1898 push cars over the hump into the bowl yard while a grain train to the left begins to leave the yard.