The engineer brings his 5164 ton train of Dresser trap rock through Osceola on the westbound return trip to the Twin Cities. The engineer was friendly and gave a few blasts of the P5 horn. On the ... (more)
I caught wind of a Dresser turn departing Humboldt late this morning, so I figured the light would be pretty good by the time the train was loaded and headed back west. After being loaded at the q... (more)
Westbound on the CN Ashcroft Sub near Martel.
At Lake Grinnell in Sparta, NJ, we see the NYS&W SU-99 pass on 6/21/2017 at just before 1930. The reflection off of the lake, dense vegetation, and vintage tell-tale overhead all add to the charac... (more)
CN 5422 leads two IC SD70s south out of Butler.
UP 8556, 2182 and 2664 with an eastbound freight.
CR 6867 passes thru the ancient crossing at Brighton Park, IL in November of 1990.
NS 591 has stalled with 145 empties in Norton Yard just short of the crest of Norton Hill on the ex-Interstate Railroad. 591's crew was short on time so they cut 57 "blacks" of the head ... (more)
Former SOO SD60s 6254 and 6232 make a light engine move through Sudbury Yard.
One of the more unusual ore movements was the CNW trains that ran from the Twin Ports to Escanaba. They ran on the CNW to Cameron, where they got on the WC (Ex-Soo Line) tracks to head to Escanaba... (more)
A former Oakway SD60 leads train L516 through the quiet Wisconsin countryside during the journey to Stevens Point.
SD60 Demonstrator EMD-4 and its mates have reached the bottom of Cranberry Grade at M&K Junction, West Virginia. They will continue on to Grafton with their train of empty hoppers.
Canadian Pacific daily manifest train 252 has a great all EMD standard cab lashup of CP 6257 SD60, CP 2307 GP20ECO, CP 4404 GP38-2 and CP 5021 SD30ECO.
CP 252 is about to pass under the Bridge Road at Crown Point, NY with a great all EMD lashup of CP 6257 SD60, CP 2307 GP20ECO, CP 4404 GP38-2 and CP 5021 SD30ECO.
Summit of the Alleghanies
A westbound Baltimore & Ohio train of empty hoppers approaches the crest of seventeen mile grade at Altamont Maryland. There is a sign just west of there ... (more)