E8 shell wasting away at the Steam Shop turntable, presumable used for parts for the working heritage fleet E9s. The cab was in relatively good shape. However, the same cannot be said for the prim... (more)
Santa Fe, UPS and a crane company team up to get damaged UPS trailers stuffed with packages off the ground after a 991 train derailed several loads. Reported cause was a rail that simply turned on... (more)
The 10:30am Employee Appreciation Special glides downgrade and around Horseshoe Curve, headed back to Altoona with the Pennsylvania heritage unit leading the way. Photo by Casey Thomason. For mor... (more)
From the Silver Rails Gallery Collection: Plenty of action this day at Saint Louis Union Station. Pennsy 5539 is in the company of a GM&O heavyweight passenger train, many cars of baggage and mail... (more)
A BNSF Officer Special train heads up the grade at Moody on the Oregon Trunk Subdivision. It would then travel south through Bend, Oregon. The river in the background is the Columbia River, separa... (more)
In over forty years of railfanning, I've seen a few strange things ... And this is the latest. The rear coupler on Iowa Interstate GP38-2 716 (ex-LLPX 2328, ex-UP 452, ex-UP 1952, ex-EMDX 817, ex... (more)
Parked my car in downtown Cheyenne hoping to take a shot of the nice old station, surprised to see a bus that says "Union Pacific Shop Tour," get on said bus and I go from never seeing any of UP's... (more)
An interesting container load rides on a five pack TTX well car.
Something I had never experienced until this day - 118 stopped to drop a string of IMS cars in the siding at SSS Palgrave, leaving the rest of its train on the main. 112, hot on 118's yellows, rec... (more)
Penn Central visits the CSX Selkirk locomotive service area after bringing in a loaded oil train as trailing unit. Door open? Well it is Penn Central.
Nickel Plate 765 rolls through Port Royal, Pa. on 05-23-13 with train 958 headed for Enola yard with both the Conrail and the PRR heritage units trailing.
The classic Juniata Valley SW9 eases down the streets of Lewistown with some interchange for NS.
A westbound Santa Fe pig train passes the old yard. In the distance, the old shops appear to be still active judging from the diesel exhaust rising from that location.
Two oil trains pass each other at Savanna. The east bound train had two CSX units on the front. BNSF SD70MAC 9969 brings up the rear.
While making my way to the GorgeRail 2013 event I stopped to snap this eastbound rolling through an orchard west of the town of Hood River. Viewed from Ruthton Park overlook looking west.