A loaded ethanol train dips thru the sag near the detector at MP257. This train was loaded at Marcus, IA, and bound for points east via interchange to the CSXT at Chicago, IL. Eastbounds in the mo... (more)
A cogwheel push-pull train of the TPC (former BVB Bex Villars-Bretaye) with electric railcar BDeh 4/4 # 83 "Bex", B 66 and cab car Bt 65 brought skiers and sun hungry people from Villars... (more)
The Cedar Rapids Turn drops down grade towards Amana with 80 cars from interchange at Cedar Rapids. This job works from South Amana to Cedar Rapids and back each day. The train has the 514 on the ... (more)
Hulcher and CN have started to team up to change out traction motors at Waterloo. The CN now places these units on the old ramp track at Waterloo for easier accessibility. Today's task, in the wi... (more)
The Newton Switcher made a South Amana Turn today to move grain out of Kellogg and Malcolm to South Amana, and respot Malcom with 25 empties. Seen here westbound back to Newton with the Malcom emp... (more)
The Cedar Rapids Turn is about back to South Amana with 80 cars from the CIC as the snow comes down hard. This job normally makes a daylight trip from South Amana to Cedar Rapids and back. Trains ... (more)
An extra Hawthorne Yard to Waterloo manifest train has just passed over the east switch at Beth Siding. The town of Masonville can be seen in the background. These extras are ran when traffic for ... (more)
138 car M337 fights hard to keep track speed over the hogbacks of the Dubuque Sub. Strong northwest wind behind a early January snow storm is taking all the speed out of this daily Kirk Yard, IN, ... (more)
"Running the Old Main"
The City of Paterson stretches all the way to the horizon as the H55 slowly passes through what remains of the Erie Railroad's Paterson Yard. This ... (more)
Freightliner Class 70 No. 70003 exits the Down Loop at Haresfield,on the outskirts of Gloucester,with a Rugeley Power Station to Stoke Gifford (Bristol) rake of coal empties.The train had been loo... (more)
"Bay State Grain Train"
A trio of Norfolk Southern GP38-2s roar by the restored WC Tower at Waldwick, NJ. The three engines are leading a small grain train to Bay state M... (more)
Well... almost. The Thursday night before the only two active NJ Transit F40s were spotted in Waldwick Yard. The engines were coupled to a tie train and run... (more)
Railfanning on my birthday led to a nice visit as the Virginian made an appearance on the SEPTA line on its way to Morrisville, PA.
Photo by Shawn A Leightcap
Henry Morrison Flagler's private railcar, number 91, on display in the Flagler Kenan Pavilion at the Flagler Museum in Palm Beach, Florida. Flagler's private railcar was built in 1886 by the Jack... (more)
A KCS "Dodger" was working Hughes Springs, TX