Eyebrows on a Snoot? Someone had a little fun by wiping off the dirt on the nose of SP 8387 to create "eyebrows". SP 8387 is leading an eastbound manifest up the steep grade in the San Timoteo C... (more)
28 years ago today, SP 8266 leads six other EMD locomotives west up the steep grade near Chamiso Siding. Interesting to note that all seven locomotives are facing the same direction.
Ah, the goo... (more)
A brilliant sunset over Cajon Pass as Southern Pacific "snoot" 8381 waits in the helper spur at Dike for the next westbound train to push over the Cajon summit.
A pair of RJ Corman locos bring a loaded coal train past the rock cut and into Keating where it will be interchanged with NS. Locomotives:RJC 8336 SD40T-2RJC 3478 SD40-2
The engineer on the SP 6328 invited me up on to the front walkway and take photographs of the approaching westbound train. It turned out to be the Blue Streak Merchandise Fast Forward (BSMFF), th... (more)
The helper engineer on the SP 8499 invited me up into the cab to take photographs of the approaching Oil Can train led by SP 8243. In a flash I was up in the cab, happy as can be, taking photos a... (more)
A Rio Grande SD40T-2/SD50 duo drifts downgrade with eastbound empty hoppers at Kyune, Utah.
A westbound grain train is slowed in its journey as it slowly grinds upgrade on the Rio Grande near Colton, Utah.
A smoky exit from Tunnel 5 past the west end of Cliff siding. Trailing units are SD40T-2 8570, SD45T-2 9270 and SD40-2M 8585
Eastbound coal rolls through Glenwood Canyon, Colorado.
A Rio Grande tunnel motor and a pair of SD45’s bring eastbound coal through Glenwood Canyon near Allen, Colorado.
Just after sunrise Yadkin Valley Railroad train #1 arrives into the small community of Siloam, NC preparing to make a quick set off of covered hoppers in the pass track before continuing westward ... (more)
A pair of IORY EMD's leads an autorack train past the CPL signals as it departs CSX's Queensgate yard and heads for home rails. Locomotives:IORY 4070 SD40T-2HLCX 7014 SD40-2