The engineer on WSX poses for a photo as they make their way through Hawthrone en-route to their base of operations in Ridgefield Park, NJ.
Coal freight train on the stretch Hanino - Zbrodovo
Plenty of classic photos exist of the two mains at the old crossover at Spruce, CO looking south toward Palmer Lake, but not many exist looking the other way. Here we see a northbound manifest in... (more)
Where Rail Meets Sail! Erie #4211 is no stranger to the shipping industry, having hauled hundreds of thousands of tons of ore to the dock at Taconite Harbor over the years. Now retired, she sits b... (more)
An NS manifest rolls west through Morristown, Tennessee as it makes its way from the yard at Bull's Gap to Knoxville. The mainline passes vintage structures as it bisects the city. The NS 6096 was... (more)
CSX 3095 leads a coal train south out of Erwin, Tennessee on a sunny mid-October day over the former Clinchfield Railroad mainline.
Westbound coal train 769 has exited Parkgate Tunnel as DPU CN 2825 assists on its rear. The head of the train is about to enter a double track stretch at Parkgate as the train heads west along the... (more)
Elephant ACes ease to a stop in fresh fall snow at scenic Ladoga, North Dakota. The empty coal train was unable to make the run to Mandan on a single crew, so will stop here for a dog catch crew t... (more)
BNSF 7052 and a UP SD70M lug a double stack train up the grade out of Sprague, Washington. This area is being transformed to double track over the next two years.
Amtrak 's Pioneer overtakes a Union Pacific freight at Nolin, Oregon. The train offered coach and sleeping car service between Seattle and Salt Lake City over UP trackage. The freight features a v... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder does not concern bird life or a beachcomber as it slows for its station stop at Edmonds, Washington on its final lap into Seattle. Back in 2003 Amtrak offered reliable on t... (more)
Amtrak's Southwest Chief rounds a curve just southwest of Streator, Illinois behind then new "Pepsi Can" GEs. During this period Amtrak trains carried express mail/freight on western tra... (more)
Pit stop for maintenance works (axle replacement).