Upon exiting yard limits at Brightside, SP 5472 and SP 5623 dash downhill into the depths of Niles Canyon, following approximately 5 minutes behind the daylight limited passenger train.
CZ / 194 Ceske Budejovice - Cerny Kriz
This oil train is pulling out of Gibb after a meet. I'm really not sure why the FRED is on the front of the train.
NJ Transit 4007 heads west, passing the Highland Avenue station, on the Morris and Essex Line.
Morning at Zacapa. The daily train to the El Salvador border pulls out of the station. The Guatemala Division of the IRCA had been nationalized two years before, but the private owners still ran t... (more)
Probably the most unusual lashup you are going to see on a main line in America today was this GP9/SW10/F59PHI combo on Metrolink's rail train. Dumping rail up and down the system, the train is se... (more)
WP "Westwood Turn" power resting outside Keddie yard office
A journeyman mechanic (at left) shows an apprentice how to change brake shoes on a big GE AC at "Cape Canaveral".
Westbound empties on the Clinch Valley Sub pass the mouldering brick station, one of the few left on this rugged subdivision. Noted the bayoneted pole lines in the background still standing strai... (more)
Heading southbound out into the rural country on the way to Nashville.
Cass shay 4 seen during railfan weekend
A short westbound freight passes the west end of Bridal Veil siding on the Portland Sub. A scenic overlook provided a good vantage point for viewing the Columbia River, I-84 and the UP main at th... (more)
An unknown X 2200 as TER (train express regional) Limoges - Montluçon is crossing the Busseau-Viaduct.