Climbing the grade near Fairbanks, 146 loads of ore make their way toward Two Harbors under the lead power of four classic, and matching, Canadian National EMDs.
CN's uniquely built former DMIR ore cars roll through Hoyt Lake on CN's Iron Range Subdivision to Two Harbors, Minn., slicing between a pair of searchlight signals.
A loaded ore train heads for Two Harbors with a fleet of Canadian National EMDs doing the honors. The train is passing searchlight signals still in use on this section of CN's Iron Range Subdivisi... (more)
Amtrak ACS-64 Sprinters Nos. 629 and 619 sit at Washington Station Union Terminal on the evening of April 24. The new Siemens-built electrics are the workhorses of the Northeast Corridor, succeedi... (more)
2016 marked the end of an era for the Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey circus and its elephants-by-rail. The elephants were removed from the circus and the company's stock cars were repositione... (more)
It's not everyday you watch a steam locomotive take the backroads of West Virginia to reposition itself for a series of new excursions. That's exactly what happened with the Durbin & Greenbrier Va... (more)
Dashing through the snow... It looking back on 2016, it didn't take long for the New Year to make an impressing when West Virginia received its biggest snowstorm in my lifetime during Jan. 22-23. ... (more)
The westbound running of the 50th anniversary New River Train rolls through historic downtown Thurmond, westbound o the former Chesapeake & Ohio mainline connecting Richmond, Va., with Russell, Ky... (more)
The Wild, Wonderful World of Watco... Watco crews lead an empty run-through NS coal train across the former Virginian main at Sweeneysburg, W.Va., led by six leased Norfolk Southern EMD SD6... (more)
Union Pacific 4-8-4 No. 844 heads home for UP's steam shops in Cheyenne, Wyo., as it leads UP's Bailey Yard in North Platte, Neb., on the morning of Oct. 31.
A pair of Electro-Motive Progress Rail EMD SD70ACe Tier 4 demonstrators lead a Parkersburg-bound CSX Q317 through Dawson, west of Clarksburg on the B&O Shortline subdivision.
A pair of Electro-Motive Progress Rail EMD SD70ACe Tier 4 demonstrators hustle CSX Q317 west across the former B&O in downtown Clarksburg, W.Va., under less than optimal weather conditions.
Leading the Cheat Mountain Salamander consist, Western Maryland EMD BL2 No. 82 idles at the former town site of Spruce during the DGVR's annual Great Train Race celebration. This is one of ... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief splits a pair of intermediate semaphore signals near Las Vegas, N.M., eastbound on BNSF Railway's main line between Santa Fe, N.M., and Trinidad, Colo.
Spanning the Ohio River, three Watco SD40-2MS lead KN 381 across the Point Pleasant bridge and into the state of Ohio from West Virginia. This is the first Kanawha River-operated 381 to run north.... (more)