I was at the enginehouse early and upon expressing an interest in the railroad they asked me if I'd like to spend the day with them. Well, heck yeah! This was my ride. Bless you and rest in pea... (more)
Resolute Forest Products SW1200 1305 lifts empties in downtown Iroquois Falls March 21st.
Built in 1965 as SP 1620, then quickly renumbered to 2285, this Locomotive worked yards and terminals all over the American West before settling down in Richmond, CA during the mid 80's. It then m... (more)
The West Virginia Northern, now operating as a tourist line between Kingwood and Tunnelton, West Virginia, approaches the Route 26 overpass at Jessop.
A nice SW1200 owned by DeBruce Grain basks in the Nebraska sunlight next to the grain elevator at Clarks NE. In the background the DPU's of a WB stack train are stopped with a couple derailed wel... (more)
On a dreary rainy morning at the BN/DRI&NW Yard office the 602 peeks out next to a BN geep in downtown Rock Island,IL..
Oops! An errant box car has wedged itself into the side of a Rio Grande SW1200 near the wye at Roper Yard in South Salt Lake. Perhaps a steel chain and careful maneuvering will take care of it.
Things appear to be more Rio Grande than Southern Pacific at the old D&RGW Roper Yard in South Salt Lake. The big takeover by the Union Pacific is about 2-1/2 years away.
While the Miller Brewery Job is on break a southbound C&M train 74 passes on its way to Chicago's Western Ave. Yard. The train originated at the Glendale Yard just south of North Milwaukee by A.O.... (more)
A Rio Grande SW1200 from nearby Roper Yard works the Savage Brothers spur at 13th South and 6th West in Salt Lake City. The loading facility, built by Texas Gulf, transferred soda ash from trucks ... (more)
The 1200 called in sick today, so it's staying in the roundhouse waiting on the mechanic's attention. Something is causing it to regularly blow a fuse.
Flats Industrial #1202 shoves a cut of cars across the railroad's drawbridge over the Cuyahoga River in downtown Cleveland, headed for the Cereal Processing plant less than a mile ahead.
Flats Industrial #1202 spots some cars at the Cereal Processing plant in downtown Cleveland.
Setting out center beams for the shipping department downtown last October. The railroad is currently (January, 2014) in a holding pattern since an incident on December 26th, 2013 in which a load... (more)
SP's Fourth South Switcher pulls a cut of tank cars from the Chevron Refinery at Becks.