A Union Pacific intermodal train heads past the Temco grain silos at the south end of Commencement Bay. The fog has receded just enough to reveal a ship loading at the silos.
Small roll car for half automatic greasing of the rack rail, which was later coupled with diesel locomotive HGm # 51 and pushed up the line towards Gletsch and the Furka tunnel.
A very large assortment of power at Selkirk ranging from old EMD's to new Gensets, Ex. BN power to CSX power. This is the sight I will miss now that Ben's Bridge is reaching closer and closer to b... (more)
A nice (and unusual) gathering of three matched Bessemer units spot an ore train on the approach to Dock 6 in Duluth. The snowplow at the dealership will likely be busy before too long here in the... (more)
A quintet of four-axle rebuilds have just emerged from CSX's Huntington Locomotive shops and have traveled dead-in-tow to the railroad's Russell terminal for distribution into revenue service. The... (more)
What I did on my Summer vacation, redux: High and wide loads run around the hump in Selkirk Yard; following the DO NOT HUMP placards on each of the loads. SD40-2s 8850 and 8851 slowly navigate th... (more)
The MMC Yardmaster's tower was the perfect place for a front row seat to the ballet of intense lightning that followed up a thunderstorm. Huge bol... (more)
Sometimes the engines aren't the most interesting thing on the train. The Produce Express has just left the Rotterdam, NY Railex facility bound for the west coast. These new Cyro Trans refers caug... (more)
Conductor Davis lines the switch back to the normal position for the north leg of the wye at Matanuska Junction while Engineer Siegmann looks on. In the distance the coal train takes the siding to... (more)
WSOR 4053, 4007, 4010, STBX 3139, 3128, 3151, & 3114 are heading to Horicon on a warm, stormy skied summer evening. The STBX units are to be repainted at Horicon, for a railroad I have no idea...
Originally Amtrak. It looks good but I'm not sure when or if it is used. Due to the steep grades and slow speeds it would seem to be a good "horsepower stretcher" but thus far in two t... (more)
With a matched quartet of SD40-2s for power, Union Pacific's HKYR clings to the foothills of the Oquirrh Mountains, leaving behind the Great Salt Lake at Lake Point. Feb. 14, 1993
The Big Bad Brandt truck at East Conemaugh, PA with a small work train.
Northbound SP freight climbs the second level of the Cuesta Grade as the first level is visible by the waterworks and the cantilever signal bridge below.