Alot of the IMRL power was anything but decent. Alot of it was wore out and handed down power dating back to as early as 1966. All we did then was beat on it even more, I was guilt of that many da... (more)
A little bit of everything and all EMD at the same time. Illinois Central, Bessemer and Lake Erie, Illinois Central in death star black and Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range all represented on this... (more)
Madras, Georgia lies several miles north of Newnan in unincorporated Coweta County along CSXT's A&WP/WofA Subdivision. It was once a Flag Stop which was served by the railroad and in later years b... (more)
DMIR 403 south with it's 145 loaded ore cars of steaming taconite pellets in tow meets IC 6261 north with it's 145 empty ore cars going to get loaded in tow at Iron Jct. on the CN Missabe sub. Bo... (more)
Rounding the bend at Biwabik, MN along the CN Iron Range Sub, DMIR 403 leads 145 cars of taconite pellets south towards Two Harbors, MN on a cold Sunday afternoon in NE Minnesota.
With a air temperature of minus 12 degrees, DMIR 403 leads 145 cars of still steaming marbles off U.S. Steel Minntac property embarking on a few hours trip towards the dock at Two Harbors, MN on a... (more)
On the final leg of its deadhead trip home from the 74th annual run of the Clinchfield Santa Train, train number P90119 is about to cross over through Beaver Street at the south end of Moncrief Ya... (more)
Ol' Sponge Bob has got a mouthful of some Buffalo snow! Q254 is always a nice River Sub train to watch for with three nice EMDs a SD40-3 leading an ex-Conrail SD60I and a SD50-2 trio on their way ... (more)
An eastbound auto train cuts through Amtrak's sprawling Ivy City servicing facilities on its way out of the District of Columbia.
The Santa Train throttles up as it departs Dante for St. Paul.
With cloud cover / overcast skies forecasted for over 80% of the days this time of year in NE Minnesota, this colorful EMD consist led by DMIR 403 pulling steaming taconite pellets through Biwabik... (more)
Three bright B&P orange motors pop out in the late fall color at this classic location as coal from Consol's Bailey Mine starts it's journey to the Homer City Generating Station.
This days local with a trailing GT GP38-2 has four loaded centerbeams as it heads towards Virginia.
A recently loaded train is ready to depart Thunderbird Mine.
One of the Bessemer units is in charge of the local freight heading south of Virginia on the Iron Range Sub on this code blue day.