An export unit out on the test track even has the pedestrians taking a look. It is believed this unit is bound for Angola as part of a recent contract for 100 locomotives to be built in Erie.
A more than impressive shelf cloud precludes normal switching activities as a severe thunderstorm rolls into Kansas City. There was at least a 60 MPH wind gust associated with this a few minutes ... (more)
End of the line, but thanks to Amtrak making some parts available on eBay these locomotives can live on forever in the collections of fans. more)
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As far as New York City subway stations are concerned, the old City Hall station is clearly the "Jewel in the Crown". The station was opened as in 1904 as the centerpiece of the new un... (more)
UP 8069 and company rest in the Departure Yard of West Colton as a pair of SD40-2's hurry back into the yard. The crew van has just arrived, the Carmen have inspected the train, and the blue flag ... (more)
Conductor's side view of the jointly leased Providence & Worcester/Vermont Rail System GMTX SD60 9000 at the VRS Riverside Yard in Rockingham, Vermont on a crisp -1-degree F morning. UPDATE: This... (more)
"A Stormy Night on the Point"
It's a stormy night at Kearny Point and a pair of BNSF ES44s are taking shelter from the harsh weather under some trees along Central Avenue. The glow... (more)
Alexis tower was a good place to catch a lot of action. 1691 is heading towards Detroit. The track on the far left was the C&O line. To the right of the C&O was the Ann Arbor. And last the track ... (more)
The race is on, as two trains speed west on BNSF's Needles Subdivision. The first train in the shot is passing through Bagdad, while the Z train in the distance, running on the opposite track, wi... (more)
Norfolk and Western Y6a #2156 shows some articulation as it leans into the curve exiting the east portal of Welch Tunnel in Welch, West Virginia. Norfolk Southern train 956 completed the repositi... (more)
Carizzo Gorge Siding - I found this siding listed as "Carrizo Gorge Siding" on an old topo map of the area and it is not referenced in my copy of the Altamont California Region Timetable 20... (more)
Dead Lined..... Squirreled away on a little-used, overgrown siding off the C&O Durbin Branch, sits a rather rusty piece of machinery that I never expected to see as I hiked along the Greenb... (more)
With storms passing to the east, Amtrak No. 5, the California Zephyr, traverses rugged Little Gore Canyon between Azure and Radium, Colorado, on August 4, 2014.
Bridge at MP 95.9 - Looking down the main line of the Desert Line towards Dubbers Spur (where the cars are located) and Tunnel #5 where the line enters the gorge from the drop off point at ... (more)