Semaphore signaling giving free line to a TRANSAP freight train, in Coihue station. There are very few semaphores of this type currently operating in Chilean railways.
Gritty glint: On Montana Rail Link’s Mullan Pass, fourteen locomotives head back to Helena, Montana, as a light engine movement on the afternoon of February 6, 1997. Two 4-unit helper sets, a 2-un... (more)
C&O 7562, a 1966 SD40 was captured in its original scheme while waiting for servicing at the Chessie System Locomotive Shops in Cumberland, MD. B&O GP40-2 No. 4117 was a September 1972 graduate of... (more)
CNW 878 with an eastbound manifest meets The Falcon, train 245, CNW's premier intermodal train near the mainline coaling tower at De Kalb, Ill. I rode train 245 from Wood St. Yard, Chicago to the ... (more)
A two-unit Conrail helper set eases along under the watchful eyes of the operator in MO Tower at Cresson. Coming down the mountain in the background is a westbound TV (Trail Van) train (intermodal... (more)
Veteran SD40 4616, looking all beat up in its faded Chessie livery, works the yard at Cumberland one evening in August 1995.
A helper set of six EMDs goes to work while two more SD40 take a rest.
A late-running, re-crewed Sparta local arrives back within yard limits. After some switches are cleared of snow, the crew will make quick work of yarding the short train in the MC Yard.
A re-crewed Sparta local heads back to Ridgefield Park on a crystal clear Saturday afternoon. It is assumed that the WS-5 crew outlawed in the early AM hours, with their work complicated by heavy... (more)
SP 8404, 9070 and 9119 are leaving Grants Pass behind with a westbound consisting of 69 cars of mainly lumber and wood-chips.
Controlled by an SD40 DPU, two more brand new SD45s and the 3075 SD40 are mid-train helpers on UP 3622 West out of Rawlins, Wyo.
We're riding the second unit on a Conrail eastbound coming down the mountain into Altoona, as we overtake another eastbound with rear end helpers.
DLCX 6051 (SD40), still wearing the colors of the previous owner GCFX-Alstom, heads towards Johnstown with an OmniTRAX SD35.
Heading up a westbound, SD40 7369 looks pretty good, but trailing SW1500 2662 is as grubby as the abused waters of the Calcasieu River below.
A Clinchfield SD40 and an SCL SD45 await a call for the "Yellowdog"--a maid-of-all-work local that used to run between Erwin and Dante. The train got its nickname from an old yellow dog--that woul... (more)