A very close lightning bolt from a severe thunderstorm lashes the Melbourne area as the dispatcher has turned on the signal at MP 188.6 for the northbound FEC train 222.
San Luis & Rio Grande F40 number 456 and slug number 457 pose underneath a dramatic sunset at their new home near Gastonia, North Carolina, on the Piedmont and Northern Railway.
As the blue hour gives way to night, a short 10 car transfer prepares to pull from the BNSF Rices Point yard in Duluth, MN and head over to the BNSF 28th Street yard in Superior, WI. The power fo... (more)
Derail deliberations. Crew and visitors contemplate a minor derailment of 4449's lead truck.
It is just past midnight as a northbound CSX train passes over the Flatrock River on the Louisville & Indiana. The line was once a part of "The Pennsylvania Railroad," as the fading pain... (more)
The quiet of the night is briefly broken on the streets of La Grange as a CSX eastbound train eases through town at 1:00 a.m.
Big Red Machines
The Morristown & Erie's two ALCO C424's are seen resting at the Morristown Shops after a busy week on the M&E. Normally closed after dark, the shops remained o... (more)
Resting outside the Morristown & Erie's shops is ME 23, an ex BAR GP7u which is in the process of being primed and readied for a fresh coat of red paint.
On a crisp clear night, the NS 38Q rounds the bend around the Marion train depot and continues eastbound on the "Bristol Line".
Night moves - Getting them ready to roll.
The "Palmetto" heading north near sundown