Luck was on my side today. During blue hour, in a colorful morning sky, CN 8947 pulls 13,920 feet of Q120's train, as they round the curve at Upper Dorchester, New Brunswick. They were having no i... (more)
Ex-MILW 200A Blt 1956 then 30A now AMTK 405....looking new in 72!
First public journey of the "crocodile" Ce 6/8 III # 14305 of SBB Historic after the large revision in Meiningen/Germany. The train is departing from Olten via Läufelfingen-Sissach-Basel... (more)
2 trains meet in the pouring rain in Iaeger WV and appear to have an identity crisis of who's railroad this actually is, with CSX, NS, BNSF, and CN all present
In the cab of the rotary steam blower Xrot d # 9213 from 1910, which is a sort of "cab forward" (compare with picture ID 648763). View backwards to the boiler, with smokebox door and chimney above... (more)
Change on the Range. CN is in the process of replacing its fleet of EMD units assigned to the former DM&IR with C40-8s of C&NW heritage. The first loaded train from Minntac to Two Harbors to be po... (more)
From the eastern edge of the mine, on the evening of January 17, 2018, we were able to experience and photograph spectacular sparks of the heavy-duty steam locomotive with its coal train.
Leading this UP train with mixed cars, GE ES44AC No. 7372; And the last locomotive at the end of the train and helping to push on the rise to summit by Tehachapi Loop, GE ET44AH No. 2659.
The Speno rail grinding train is paying a visit to the Rio Grande main line over Soldier Si,,it, seen here at Colton, Utah. I have to think that this was an unpopular assignment with the crews, as... (more)
Still wearing Port of Montreal colours. AXLX 7602 does some switching at the Axiall Canada Inc. plant (formerly PPG Standard Chemical) as it moves a couple of tank cars with the same report... (more)
Fellow RP contributor LewMar grabs some video of a rare CSX GP60 as it heads west through LaPlace Illinois.
Showing fresh paint courtesy of NRE, a pair of Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Geeps await their finishing touches prior to returning home. Tom Golden photo.
UP locomotive mechanics prepare to set SP GP60 No. 9743 atop a pair of steel sawhorses in the center of the Burnham Shops. At immediate right are the rebuilt trucks that the four-axle locomotive w... (more)
Amtrak honors our military veterans with ACS-64 painted in the "Salutes Our Veterans" scheme, but she works just like any other locomotive. On a sunny winter day we find her hustling Nor... (more)
A 5-pack of SLR power. With five orange SLR units for power (SLR 3004, SLR 3804, SLR 804, SLR 805 & SLR 3805), detour train SLR 393 is crossing the St. Lawrence River on CP's bridge linking... (more)