The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Car Shop at Alliance, Nebraska, has the task of keeping many of the hoppers and gondolas used in grueling Powder River Basin coal service in good repair. I was ama... (more)
One of NJ Transit's 13 former CNJ GP40Ps about half way through its non-revenue rebuild at the MMC Loco Shop. In time all thirteen will be made into w... (more)
"Geeps in the Shop"
A pair of GP40s spend some time together in the MMC Loco Shop. The 4213 was only in for a short time but its neighboring 4102 was in for the long haul... (more)
Two of NJ Transit's workhorse motors sit side-by-side west of the car shops.
Years ago these two engines would have looked almost identical exce... (more)
Something is not quite right with the 6936.
I'm Coming Home... Appropriate for the holiday season, the edge of a banner toting the current safety slogan hangs from the old Southern depot while local power sits tucked away on the Gain... (more)
The first day of the year's final month finds a SD40-2 occupying the same spot as it has for the past four days, along with another EMD and a cut of hoppers. To the right of the engine are the rem... (more)
A Burlington Northern EMD SD40-2 with a blown turbocharger waits for repair at the railroad’s Burlington Shops at West Burlington, Iowa, on January 27, 1985.
Canadian Pacific SD40-2F “Red Barn” No. 9005 sits in front of the yard office at Cranbrook, British Columbia, on the afternoon of June 27, 2006.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe tried several test schemes before coming up with “Heritage I” paint for the merged railroad. One on them, applied to BN SD70MAC No. 9647 was not very popular, and nick... (more)
At the end of a long day, locomotive 93 brings its short freight train back into the East Ely Yard. This staged scene was part of the 2015 Winter Photo Weekend at the Nevada Northern.
UP's 8640 and 6061 idle at the south end of Cheddar Yard prior to being used to build the days outbound MTY.
Locomotive 40 moves about the East Ely Yard in preparation for the day's work. This staged scene was part of the 2015 Winter Photo Weekend at the Nevada Northern.
The locomotive facility at Union Pacific’s North Yard in Denver, Colorado, still shows a lot a variety on February 11, 2001. Of the 49 locomotives visible, 13 of them are still painted Southern Pa... (more)