A Roger Puta Photograph
The only yellow remaining on GLC 393 is under the conductor, and the unveiling of the "Ferry in the Fog" scheme that was originally applied when it was owned by Ann Arbor. In a few short... (more)
The weather in August is usually hot, and the weather that morning in Chicago was pretty bad, but the action at Tower 18 was just as hot. Constant commuter traffic easily viewed by the parking gar... (more)
One of the coolest operations I have seen in Southern Detroit has to be the Delray Connecting Railroad. Operating over about 2 miles on the north end of the CN Flat Rock Sub. Loads come out of the... (more)
Back again for a second time CP 2261 heads north along the former Canadian Pacific Owen Sound Sub at Mile 17 with a short freight in tow. With CCGX 4009, OBRY's lone GP9 down with a prime ... (more)
One of the most unknown spots on the CN Michigan Division, to both railfans and even employees is Belanger, also known as "Short Cut". The reason for this is that it is not controlled by CN, but r... (more)
Over 15 years after the shut down of the Saluda Grade, the old signals at Melrose are lit once again, this time by a spotlight placed inside the head, not the bulbs the signal was birthed with.
The signal down along Pearsons Falls Road, about half way down the Saluda grade, stands lone on another empty night in the North Carolina mountains.
What was supposed to be a chase only for a pair of trains that had CSX YN2 Dash 8-40C standard cabs south through Carleton, MI. turned into a trip back to Flat Rock and back to Carleton for a pair... (more)
A Missabe tunnel motor is sandwiched in between a couple of IC units on a tac loaded near Wolf.
With taconite pellets steaming enroute to Two Harbors, DMIR 409 leads a load at Ramshaw.