“Ex Oriente Lux : Govan Crepusculum” ~ Heaven’s peaceful eye, rising, faithfully, effortlessly, paints its ephemeral pastel chef d’oeuvre as wispy clouds float across its crepuscular creation on a... (more)
Conrail PR-32 heads back to Port Reading from Oak Island Yard with a healthy cut of transfer traffic in tow behind two SDs. The train is taking a detour via the Lehigh Line and Port Reading Secon... (more)
A hot Santa Fe 199 train crosses the salt swamp between Port Chicago and Avon, and passes the old but profitable Tosco Oil Refinery. Tosco was famous at this time for being one of the few refineri... (more)
Entering Browns Yard - The daily transfer train from Oak Island Yard to Browns Yard is crossing Browns Rd. This crossing used to be <... (more)
Contractors working along the ROW wait as a pair of SD45-2 helpers provide braking to help ease an eastbound coal drag downgrade as it passes through New Portage Tunnel.
Six locomotives escort a single boxcar east at UN in Gallitzin, Pa.
Santa Fe merger painted EMD SD45-2 no.5812, and GE C30-7 no.8124.
BNSF local 1570 South passes a Herzog welded rail train working at the north end of Gainesville siding. The local is heading Gainesville yard, whose north lead diverges from the main line a little... (more)
A Norfolk Southern high and wide train is parked at Oak Island's Garden Yard.
Sometimes, you get really lucky. After hearing that the PR-32 detour had 2 NS units, I almost gave up on finding the real target of the day on Saturday, July 22, 2017: Norfolk Southern Corp 1700. ... (more)
"Rerouted Port Reading Turn"
For the third weekend in a row Conrail YPPR-32 detoured via the Lehigh Line and Port Reading Secondary due to trackwork on the Garden State Secondary. NS 1700, the EL heritage unit, had been the ... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
1700 leads a rare rerouted PR-32 by Bound Brook heading for Oak Island.
Union Pacific's LJP45 "dirt train" local passes through Spring Glen, UT with a string of empties in tow. In a few moments the train will arrive back in the yard at Helper. Powering the... (more)