The annual 'Wintergreen Special' lays over on the wye at Blossburg, with some Erie Lackawanna heritage as the power for this years trip.
The locomotives have changed, the paint jobs have changed, the railroad has changed. And the shops in the back ground that rebuilt the Santa Fe fleet are now gone.
For awhile the Santa Fe/BNSF ran a coal train from New Mexico to Chicago. These trains started in September 1992 and ran from the York Canyon Mine in New Mexico via Raton Pass, to the C&NW at McCo... (more)
A westbound hotshot out of Chicago blast thru crossovers at GI on the west side of Galesburg. The train is working across the Chilly Sub towards the next crew change point at Ft. Madison, IA. The ... (more)
EL 1700 leads Conrail OI-16 down the Garden State Secondary. I was home on break from college for a few days, and lucked out as 1700 arrived in NJ just a few days prior, and ended up leading OI-1... (more)
OI-16 shoves into Port Reading Yard with EL 1700 leading.
During a visit to Fayette County for work, I was able to spend some time checking out the railroads around Lexington, including the NS CNO&TP 1st District mainline, and the ex-L&N Old Road now ope... (more)
The New Year's Day edition of OI-16 is running under the wires of NJ Transit's North Jersey Coast Line as it approaches Perth Amboy station. This Conrail local uses a roughly 3 mile segment of th... (more)
The first OI-16 of 2017 rolls south through Sewaren with the Erie Lackawanna heritage unit leading. The crew had just completed their work at Port Reading Yard and is making good time enroute to ... (more)
The Last OI-16 of 2016
The Erie Lackawanna heritage unit leads a three-unit OI-16 south into Port Reading on the last day of 2016. The train is passing an ethanol train which is in th... (more)
MRL 317, an ex-SP SD45-2, is on the move at Big Timber after meeting an eastbound. The Mainstreet of the Northwest lineage of this route is evident with the NP-era searchlights and gantry.
An EMD SD45-2, dressed in SPSF 'Kodachrome' livery, leads an eastbound manifest freight through Arizona's Coconino National Forest approaching Darling on April 5, 1987.
Pushing on caboose 999584.
A Roger Puta Photograph
Two of the Five units on the Cincinnati East Terminal Railway's locomotive roster, SD45-2 332 and GP49 2806, bask in the morning sunlight of a cold December morning near the CCET's Headquarters on... (more)