A Union Pacific “Z” train climbs Peru Hill westbound out of Green River, Wyoming, on the afternoon of October 9, 2015.
On April 22, 2017, a long line of stored Union Pacific locomotives sits on the old main line (now bypassed with a new alignment) between Pantano and Benson, Arizona, which includes the Empirita ho... (more)
A vee of golden trees A Canadian Pacific coal train approaches milepost 27 and the east switch at Hosmer, British Columbia, on October 10, 2017. This location is on the Crowsnest Pass l... (more)
Riders of the Strasburg's "Santa's Paradise Express" got an added bonus today- a steady, wet snowfall; the first of the season. No. 89 leads the 1:30 train back to Strasburg as No. 90 heads east ... (more)
The Chessie Steam Special makes its preinaugural ferry move south along the former Reading North Penn Branch. Here 4-8-4 2101 emerges from the south portal of the Perkasie tunnel.
The Mingo Junction to Conway local takes head room at Conway with an Admiral Cab GP38-2 leading.
The Ambridge Local departs from Conway with another freight slowly following.
"Amtrak Catenary Inspection Car at Penn"
Amtrak Catenary Inspection car 10005 sits on the rear of Northeast Regional 129 at New York Penn Station ready to inspect wire to DC.
Former SP GP9 idles away in the early morning frost and light as we prepare to pull the NS inbounds for the P&G plant.
Merry Christmas, from the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania- the recently retired 915 and the PRR 4800 ("Old Rivets") are being pelted with the first snow of the season.
The Last Metropol
Instead of a common ČD 371-series locomotive,
the honour for the last Berlin-Budapest EuroNight 477 "Metropol" train goes to the new ELL-leased 193.295 V... (more)
"Metroliner Conference Car at Penn"
Amtrak's Metroliner Conference car 9800 sits on the rear of Northeast Regional 184 at New York Penn Station.
Three GP38-2s mingle with a GEVO at NS' Enola Locomotive Shop. The two low-nose units have most likely been here many times in the past when they were employed by Penn Central and Conrail.
NS 211 was one of many trains to detour over the Port Reading Secondary on this day. The detours were necessitated by the derailment of CSX Q404 the day before on the Lehigh Line in Union, NJ. I... (more)