They are finally here! A new era begins on the FEC as the very first of 24 ES44C4's take 101 out for the first time. Departing right on time at Bowden.
Coming west into the yard at Bluefield is a manifest led by a CN Cowl unit.
One of Hallett Dock's switchers spots cars of taconite pellet chips/fines at the firm's unloading shed. This ore is from Keewatin Taconite and will be shipped from Hallett Dock by lake vessel to b... (more)
Amtrak #5 is seen climbing the grade out of Keenesburg, Colorado with the Amtrak Anniversary Train. The train will be dropped off in Denver and will be taken to Cheyenne, Wyoming for Depot Days.
Month-old #103 heads west at Keenesbury, Colorado on June 6, 1944. CB&Q acquired sixteen 4-unit FT's , an Electro-Motive model 567, V-16 diesel engine provided 1,350-horse power to each unit. Th... (more)
The train is seen in the distance, it's true ... and maybe far away, rather see something black in the bottom of the canyon, looks like a black tattoo. But you can clearly see how this railroad sh... (more)
A westbound BNSF empty coal train rolls across the impressive Valley City bridge. The train is headed up by a BNSF SD70MAC, and a CSX AC60CW. In the foreground is the Sheyenne River.
ex CBQ 480 arrived into JBS for a overhaul and to be placed into OCS service
The fall colors in Alaska this year are in full force as seen here as the Alaska Railroad's premier passenger train the Denali Star crosses Riley Creek trestle en-route to Fairbanks on a nice Fall... (more)
Once in a while I try a view or image that I think might be 'too different' for Railpictures.Net. Is this one of them? Let the screeners and the viewers decide! For my part, I think it's probably ... (more)
The MMC Yardmaster's tower was the perfect place for a front row seat to the ballet of intense lightning that followed up a thunderstorm. Huge bol... (more)
What I did on my Summer vacation, redux: The number of locomotives occupying "Larry's Alley" now stretches back even more and under the overpass considerably. Still sad to see my buddie... (more)
The beginning of a new era on the FEC are on the way south and are almost at their new home on the rails of Florida
Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad has repainted its former Algoma Central SD40-2, shown moving storage tank cars in preparation of its first service on the Hayward Branch as part of a switching ag... (more)
While the E-unit is turned a Railfanette waits for her shot.