While much of the famous Rio Grande Tennessee Pass line still remains in a mothball state, there are a few customers that do require trainload service to ship their product out. One such customer... (more)
On the evening of March 6, straight-line winds toppled a stopped westbound train near Mendon. The derailment blocked both mains of the busy Marceline Subdivision and diverted a few trains to the p... (more)
January 17, 2002 finds A741 drilling cars for Owens Corning in blustery conditions at Fairburn, Georgia on the A&WP/WofA Subdivision with what was then the backbone of the local fleet in the South... (more)
Time is getting short for the remaining high hood GP38-2s, 5194 arrived in Birmingham, Alabama on March 27, 2017 from Sheffield with the Geometry Train, aka The Brick.
Slowing as it enters Newcastle, SPMW 207 leads the rotary consist toward Tunnel 18 where it will be walked into the western portal by MOW personnel.
Re 465 017-2 "Pink Panther" BLS Cargo/railCare hauling intermodal freight of the railCare company. railCare is the associated distribution company of the Swiss retail trader "coop&q... (more)
ATSF 59L Facing restorations at the Museum of the American Railroad in Frisco, Texas.
It sits quietly on a warm spring early evening.
The rolling hills of the lower Tehachapi's lie and wait for these 2 Union Pacific locomotives to bring their stack train up and through the twisting 6 miles of rail between Allard, where they're a... (more)
Like a snake curling around the mountain, a long BNSF intermodal drifts down the Tehachapi's on a spring morning.
Carrizo Siding - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - I found this siding listed as "Carrizo Gorge Siding" on an old topo map of the area and it is not referenced in my copy of the Altamon... (more)
Bridge 7 - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - One of the many trestle bridges on the Desert Line skirts the hill side as it snakes it's way through the Carizzo Gorge.
Hey, buddy! Rotary snow plows are NOT allowed on the platform! I'm not sure I had ever seen a photo of a rotary plow being used to clear a station platform, nor could I recall ever hearing... (more)