Rock Island commuter train waiting to depart Joliet Union Station
The nose of NYS&W 206 is illuminated by the headlight of a Susquehanna SD40T-2 as it performs some switching moves just west of Maywood Station. The 206 was cosmetically restored to this 1950s-er... (more)
Looking much like the good old IC City of New Orleans, the Iowa Pacific passenger special departs out of Fox Lake with a Janesville bound passenger special.
A set of Trona power was heading west away from Trona
We're ready to get on our power at Portage,WI. for a trip in the east end freight pool on train 246. We've got three or four of Milwaukee Road's rebuilt GP9's into GP20's. Actually their 1800 hp u... (more)
Great news for this grand lady! The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad announced today that it will acquire #1309, a C&O 2-6-6-2 mallet, and return the locomotive to operation. The 1309, the last ... (more)
A GTW SW1200 leads a local freight out of the yard in Bay City. This yard and accompanying branchline to the yard was sold by Grand Trunk Western in the late 1980's in an effort to remain competit... (more)
Gold Coast hosted "Experience The E-Units" this day, a rare opportunity to see 1594 moving. This locomotive never appeared on FEC's roster, but is quite handsome: Ex-MBTA 5794/CR 4254/PR... (more)
The fresh paint glistens in the afternoon sun at Ray Junction, AZ. This is the first new paint scheme for the Copper Basin in over 20 years.
As the sun begins to light another day of record heat the "really dead" line molders away emitted nothing more than a occasional pop as the metal expands. Amazing how many places this e... (more)
After meeting the Denver, Colorado to Green River, Wyoming manifest at Brighton, the "Test" train led by UP E9A no. 949 races along US-HWY 85 near Henderson, Colorado. What I assume is t... (more)
Looking as if it is straight out of the paint booth, KCS 4819 is in an unusual location, tied down at Glidden, deep in the heart of Kentucky coal country. This "foreign power" was a highlight of ... (more)