The D782 local is at work in the snow at Ft. Meade Jct.
The Milwaukee Road had a great paint scheme for Halloween. For most former Milwaukee Road locomotives the scary part (black "bandit" patch jobs) was yet to come as here 205 still wears i... (more)
Just in Time With clouds steadily moving in the sky overhead, A455 and its train of tie gondolas rolls through Chehaw at the perfect moment. 30 seconds later a cloud already darkening the... (more)
It's a colorful fall lashup as BNSF 1978 (SD40-2), NREX 5962 (a former UP SD60), and BNSF 1789 (SD40-2) idle near the old depot in Longmont Colorado.
#101 makes another dash for Hialeah with a trio of Champs and the world-famous ECH behind the throttle.
#101 rounds the curve at City Point....a scene which will look decidedly different with the widening of US 1...not to mention some new power coming for FEC.
A beautiful fall afternoon sees NS local T25 crossing the Holston River on its return trip to Sevier yard in Knoxville.
Baby wings. UP 1680 & 1997 lead the westbound Grand Island turn. The small wings look good.
This ain't your dad's C&NW... or maybe it is. There may no longer be green and yellow or blue and gold... but there is fresh orange and yellow and while many upgrades are being made to this area, ... (more)
No longer plying Union Pacific's mainline across Nebraska or climbing Sherman Hill or Cajon Pass, UP SD40-2 3158 wears new colors for a new owner - Foster Townsend Rail Logistics. The engine was ... (more)
For just over a year, the chances of hotshot #101 having a trio of SD40-2 was always pretty good, something we will not forget in the coming months.....
The Belle Fourche turn runs through a very varied route, from the rolling hills seen here just out of Belle Fourche, to the mini-mountains near Sturgis and the urban area in Rapid City. The area t... (more)
Enginer has his engines in Run 8 as they slog through the hills of South Dakota. Huge mini-mountains rise to the rear as an old mile marker still remains.
2-470 approaches 65th Street in Bedford Park. At the crossing behind me, some idiot decided to play "chicken" with the train, forcing the engineer to hit the emergency brake.
After a short wait, 2-470 splits the signals at the 55th Street Interlocking. Just ahead, the train will exit the Kenton Line and swing onto the 59th Street Branch.