It's Getting Cold Up HereThe first thick blanket of snow has fallen on the Altoona area, and NS is as busy as ever with extra intermodal traffic ahead of the holidays. This place ne... (more)
Rotaries Return to Donner Pass! After a record year for precipitation in Northern California, the rotaries have returned to Donner Pass. SPMW 207, a rebuilt rotary snow fighter, holds the... (more)
CN C44-9W 2566 teams up with BNSF ES44C4s 8355, 7190 and 4256 leading CN detour train F30541 05 across the Pembina River between Entwistle and Evansburg, Alberta. This is BNSF's G AVIKAL9 05 detou... (more)
Oops! The Rose Yard job split some switches while doing their work this morning.
The thunder rolls. On a cold stormy day in Northern California, Union Pacific 6662 guides a heavy MNPRVX around the Williams Loop, east of Quincy. At over 7,000' in length, this train easily has t... (more)
The freshly painted "Spirit of the Union Pacific" departs the unveiling ceremony held at Sunset Station in San Antonio and will soon begin Union Pacific's Salute to the Military Tour. The locomoti... (more)
The former Providence & Worcester B40-8W 582 has emerged from its exterior/cab rehabilitation and painting to become PWRZ 4007 in fresh Genesee & Wyoming corporate colors. The unit is seen posed ... (more)
Western competitors wait for the torch out east.
SP 4449 rolls past the Max mainline and Tillicum Bridge on the way to Oaks Park for the Holiday Train.
As the morning sun peaks the emerald hills above Allard horseshoe, burning off a marine layer, a southbound Union Pacific intermodal from Brooklyn, Oregon slowly climbs the grade, in and out of th... (more)
A Century of Excellence Assorted power rests around the turntable at Norfolk Southern's Juniata Locomotive Shop. Built as the Erecting Machine Shops of the PRR's Altoona Works (Juni... (more)
Sunset at Winslow, AZ finds a westbound BNSF intermodal train leaving town for its nocturnal run across the desert to Los Angeles as two eastbound trains approach Winslow for a crew change.
The unveiling of UP 1943 Spirit of the Union Pacific to Support our Troops at the Sunset Station near downtown San Antonio frequently called "Military City USA"
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On a early Sunday morning the small river community of Massey was awaken to a 26 car derailment. This northbound empty CP sand train derailed close to track speed. Few of the people near the track... (more)
This is another of those shots I'd always wanted and just got luck this day and stumbled upon it. It seems a bit like honorary street running and just had an incongruous charm about it.