The Eastbound Capitol Limited comes gliding through the location of the daylighted Pinkerton Tunnel on its way to Washington.
For a short period UP used yard power on the two locals that operated south out of East LA yard down to the port of Long Beach on the San Pedro Branch. Here, the afternoon "Harbor Local"... (more)
Late afternoon in Bio-Bio river mouth and passenger train (commuter service) crossing the bridge connection Concepción and San Pedro de la Paz, with destination Lomas Coloradas town.
Sold to Progress Rail Locomotive, ex-BNSF 8147 has been re-leased back to the BNSF and received some crude patching before re-entering service. The original BN SD60M is paired with CITX 3085, a v... (more)
There's magic in the valley. 765 returns to the Cuyahoga Valley this September.
The Reading & Northern "Mountain Job" eases into Tamaqua with the RBMN 2530 former LTEX/BNSF/ATSF, RBMN 1548 SW1500 former CR/Reading and the RBMN 5014 SD50 former UP/MP.
As Positive Train Control (PTC) legislature gets closer in 2015, more and more signals are being replaced with a standard newer signal. Search light signals like this intermediate signal east of G... (more)
What I did on my Summer vacation, redux: Sitting on top of the world: The view from the top of Perkins Memorial Drive at Bear Mountain State Park gives one a panoramic canvas with which to work. P... (more)
DWP/DMIR/BN passenger special arrives from Fort Frances at Rainer,MN..
"The Blow Shed"
An NJ Transit Multi-Level cab car sits in the blow shed at the MMC for 480v HEP modifications.
Trotting East along the banks of the Yellowstone River, three EMD vets cruise along with a heavy SPOLAU on the drawbars.
A Canadian in the Atacama Desert: FCAB sulfuric acid and copper train, going up from Prat, and crosses the railway line known as Cumbre Pass, railroad connection between large copper mining... (more)
Metro-North's 4906 is a very unique locomotive. It is the only GP40PH-2 that looks the way it does with an extended smooth radiator section compared to the ... (more)