With uncharacteristic June gloom, the wait for a late-running 'Leander' this morning looked unpromising. As the Scarborough bound train approached, a meagre 20 seconds of sunlight was quite enough... (more)
The sand trains are back and SD40-2s have just made their debut on the SWP. Less than a few weeks on the railroad in fresh maroon, these SD40-2s shove sand loads south.
Amtrak 145 basks in the afternoon sun during the shop tour in Wilmington, Delaware. June 18, 2016. This was one of many locomotives that Amtrak had on display for the passengers of train #942, the... (more)
Former Canadian Nation GP9RM 2008 leads a mixed Energy Train and Cape Cod Central deadhead train along the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne. The dinner train at the rear will uncouple at Buzzards Bay and ... (more)
We're deadheading in the second unit of a Milwaukee Road freight train heading for either Portage or Milwaukee. A meet with Amtrak is caught through the rear window glass of the Engineer's rear do... (more)
The cleanup efforts from the derailment that happened in Cheyenne a couple of weeks ago is coming along nicely. Crews have piled up most of the wood and wheel sets. A few centerbeam cars are still... (more)
The 36th Street Yard in Denver is a good place to watch trains. You can usually find a nice variety of Geeps working to assemble trains and a variety of heavies ready to take the cars to parts un... (more)
The crew of UP 695 (GP38-2) passes UPY 661 (GP15-1) as they head for another string of cars in the 36th Street Yard
NJ Transit ALP-46A No. 4644 leads M&E train 6431 over the Hogback Bridge in Far Hills, NJ on its way to Gladstone. The Hogback Bridge is a through truss bridge over the South Branch of the Raritan... (more)
"Diamond on the Diamond"
The Erie Lackawanna heritage SD45-2 leads JR-02 across the diamond at CP-RON after making a set-off at Port Reading Yard.
Dash8 smoke. The trailing Dash8-40CW on CN 327 (CSXT 7719) erupts in smoke as the train starts to accelerate after having to wait for two eastbounds to pass and CN 377 to leave ahead of it ... (more)
"Yellow Jackets on the Hackensack"
The Susquehanna's westbound road train to Binghamton has just started it's trip to Binghamton, NY as the power crosses from Bogota to... (more)
"Canadian Visitors on the Lower River"
A sequentially numbered pair of Canadian National SD75Is arrive at CP-5 in Ridgefield Park, NJ at the point of CSX Q417. The Cana... (more)
An ex-CNW AC4400CW shoves on the rear of this westbound grain train on Union Pacific's Oregon Short Line.