Up the Ramp
A clean set of Conrail GP10’s are running up the ramp between the westbound departure yard and the eastbound arrival yard at Enola, Pennsylvania.
Westbound at McClelland. IA. IAIS 406 was originally IC8257.
A former-IC GP10 sits at a facility.
2 STMA GP10's lead the interchange train to the UP at Plummer, ID over the big trestle at Rockview, ID on 5/6/16.
As he pulls the cut lever on 7236, the conductor of the Snowflake Special gives the hand signal to the engineer telling him to proceed.
Approaching the crossing of Manatawny Drive, Colebrookdale Railroad's snowflake special passes by the foundations of a stone crusher once served by the Reading, off to the right and mostly obscure... (more)
7236 runs what is perhaps the longest straight section on the windy Colebrookdale Branch. The unincorporated village of Glasgow, which was once the home of a prosperous iron forge, had a station a... (more)
Switching the CSXT Interchange at North Vernon The Madison Railroad has started their day drilling out a lengthy cut of covered hoppers at the downtown interchange. Once finished, they... (more)
Putting the train back together at Charlotte, GP10 7504 shoves 22 cars into the cut of 23, making it look like a continuous stretch of 45 cars with one geep. It sounded awesome!
Colebrookdale Railroad's "Snowflake Special" coasts into the platform (out of frame to left) in Pottstown's Memorial Park, the southern terminus of the line and future location of new st... (more)
A Bloomer GP10 stands by in Gibson City.
Bloomer GP10 7549 rests for the night in Gibson City.
Other than a few scraggly trees and old code line poles, the landscape around Risk, Illinois, is pretty flat and bare. With 25 empty potash cars in tow, Bloomer Line GP10's 7591 and 7504 head sout... (more)
After unloading 25 cars of potash in Colfax, Bloomer Line GP10's 7504 and 7591 trundles east away from Anchor, Illinois, bound for interchange with Norfolk Southern in Gibson City.
Bloomer Line 7504, a ex-ICG GP10 leads a grain train over ex-IC rails in the morning light after a line of severe thunderstorms passed.