OBSS, with CSX/B&O GP40 6638 plus four, is westbound at White Marsh on B&O's Philadelphia S.D. at 09:05 on January 6, 1987. Same train, same vantage point, 2 days earlier at http://www.railpicture... (more)
Listen to the dynamic brakes whine! Tune out the diesel exhaust and the electrical sound is reminiscent of heavy duty electrics as this consist holds back a huge coal train descending the Christi... (more)
It looks like the Royal Gorge Railroad is getting a new engine to pull its train. CRRX 3104 is a GP40 that was built in 1970 for the Western Pacific. This engine has an interesting history, havi... (more)
A westbound B&O manifest with a blue B&O GP40 and two Chessie geeps rolls through the cut at Whitemarsh, Maryland.
The DME 4002, CP 4452 and CP 5040 sit in Brunswick yard after bringing in a grain train for Miller Milling. In the background a pair of CSX engines can be seen backing against their train on track... (more)
CSX R191 (Orange Blossom Special), led by RF&P GP40 125, westbound on the Thomas Viaduct at 10:53 on December 9, 1990. The trailing units include CSXT GP40 6798, Chessie/CSXT B36-7 5552, and RF&P ... (more)
After the UP-MP-WP merger, some Western Pacific GP40's were reassigned to Fort Worth where thier dynamic brakes could be utilized on the Baird and Toyah Subs in West Texas. The 4 axle units were d... (more)
The fall sun sets on MILW 2052, a non-dynamic brake GP40 mated up with a dynamic brake version as they pull to a stop to wait out the passing of a BN coal train at Dayton's Bluff. This location is... (more)
An eastbound train on the Modoc Line descends the grade from Sage Hen summit into the Madeline Plains. The line had reopened to through traffic two days earlier.
Former N&W GP-40s, 1347 and 1370, head-up a passenger special from Roanoke south to Martinsville, VA for the NASCAR race at Martinsville Speedway.
Pan Am train SALO heads out of Everett and into Somerville over the Mystic River. The train of loaded dirty dirt gondolas from the construction site of the new Wynn Casino being built in the back... (more)
Adding a bit of color to the afternoon, two Union Pacific four axle units drop off cars at Rice's Point.
A northbound Rock Island merchandise freight is rolling downgrade off Concho Hill.
Set of power MKT Parsons engine facility
CSX R171 (OBSS), with RF&P GP40 121 in the lead, is westbound approaching Poplar (mp 82.5) on B&O/CSX Philadelphia S.D. on July 5, 1987.