The sun finally peeks thru the overcast ceiling as a westbound on the Montana Rail Link rolls somewhere east of Sandpoint.
A lone engine on a rather quite morning idles away awaiting it's next assignment.
WAAY leans into the steep curve before reaching its final destination of Hill Yard in Ayer, with the executives PAR 1 (seen here) and PAR 2 in tow.
With the circus coming to town it was nice of Pan Am to do something special to commemorate its final run by sending the pair of FP9's down on WAAY, which brought railfans from sea to shining sea ... (more)
A 1949 B&M Russell single track plow (BM 3738), a rebuilt SD45 and an original B&M searchlight signal create a nice scene on the former Boston & Maine in the aftermath of Upstate NY's March 14th b... (more)
Engineer Mel Baughman watches ahead at his brakeman on the ground directing his next move at East Carbon, Utah, on February 1, 2006. He is switching cars at the large landfill facility ECDC from t... (more)
NREX 2706 is the former Clinchfield 3007 (SD40). A full view of 2706 can be seen here. http://www.railpictures.net/photo/601484/
On incredibly unusual summer-like day, Kanawha River Railroad No. 381 and two matching KNWA SD40-M2s lead a freight through the capital city of Charleston. The train is en route to Columbus, Ohio,... (more)
Now on home rails, MNA Train KCMNA 26 train passes through a 10 MPH slow order at 215th Street on the MNA Nevada Sub. between the switches on the main at Ore with tonnage for Carthage, MO from UP ... (more)
A pair of Ex-UP SD40M-2's power a heavy MNA Train KCMNA 09 climbing Independence Hill on the UP Sedalia Sub. at Wilson Road. Engineer Tim Whitworth and Conductor Stew Jacobs have the movement wel... (more)
Nice shiny new sign with one of my favorite EMD, the nicely proportioned SD40 with good innards.
The lines of the basis 40 are somehow more pleasing to me than the -2 version. So put the -2 goodies into the basic carbody and you have one of my all-time favorites, this one rebuilt by MK.
Pan Am eastbound freight picks up speed after making the descent after exiting the Hoosac Tunnel as it heads to the East Deerfield yard long hood forward.
Arizona and California westbound train 708 was passing through Milligan enroute Cadiz
MNA Train KCMNA 22 crests a little rise just north of the NSS Ore on the MNA Nevada Sub with a pair of Ex-UP SD40M-2's on the head end. If only these had the MNA logo on the nose! Speaking of no... (more)