Technically....I'd say this one has the reporting marks "ST" but when I heard the crew reading off the consist to the dispatcher, they specifically said "MEC" (while sister her... (more)
CN FPA-4 6789 departs out of the Nelson Crossing depot for downtown Monticello. With the Wabash F7 off the property for some mechanical work, the CN MLW got a chance to operate during Railway Days... (more)
The cement signal bases and battery box are the only remnants of the ABS signal system that the Skally line once had.
A pair of GP9's with four cars in tow work their way south of Pine City on this late summer morning.
Freight cars begin to get offloaded from the barge and into Greenville Yard. There is a method to unloading; one string at a time, taking four cars off one of the side tracks first, before taking... (more)
As the night air cools off, fog settles in thru the valleys of southwestern Iowa. Here between Prescott and Cromwell the intermediate signals are not lined up for any movement in either directions... (more)
Two thirds of the way between 65th Street Yard in Brooklyn and Greenville Yard, a stiff wind blows the American Flag towards the Cross Harbor Rail Barge.
The St. Croix Valley Railroad, with a fresh pair of SD40M-2's, are bringing down a 25 car cut of wheat for the mill at Rush City.
While Harris was incorporated in 1884, trains have been a part of the landscape since 1869 when rails were laid by the Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad.
Nose to nose with former Erie Mining, LTV Steel Mining, Cliffs Erie and now Mesabi Nugget Alco 7222.
A NP heritage themed St. Croix Valley RR local passes thru the countryside south of Rush City.
A southbound St. Croix Valley RR local nears Harris with a pair of Geeps that just had 'Radio Equipped' emblems put on beneath the cab windows the previous weekend.
A pleasant evening at Denver Union Station. I haven't been here since I rode the Ski Train about ten or so years ago. It's a really nice station inside and out. I wish Amtrak made more of an appea... (more)
CN #7470 poses in front of the semaphores in North Conway. A great way to end the day at the Railfans' Weekend event that Conway Scenic hosted.
While CN 2104 and CN 5244 idle away while waiting for an assignment, a southbound pellet train rolls through on it's way from U.S. Steel, Minntac to Two Harbors.