It is an unusually warm and sultry autumn morning. Three GP40's, basking in the hazy brilliance of the rising sun, have just brought in the northbound road freight.
It almost looks like Montana Rail Link Machinist Monty Holiday is at the throttle of a GP20, whereas in reality he is at the controls in the cab of the transfer table at MRL's Livingston Shops. LR... (more)
With peak foliage bursting in the sunlight, I took to the overnight on Friday to capture the St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railway's eastbound train 394 rolling through the very picturesque northern Ver... (more)
On the day of his final run with Amtrak, a waving hand is seen in the cab as George Landrock arrives at Portland's Union Station for the last time. The smoke rising from the rails is the result of... (more)
TTX is rebuilding many of their 48 foot well cars to 40 foot cars at their shops in Jacksonville, FL. Here is a shot I took of an employee welding the ends back to the middle while on a tour of th... (more)
A long look at Proctor Yard. DMIR 215 sits for the afternoon. A close look shows brand new ES44s passing Missabe 215.
The Ohio South Central Railroad departs CSX' Vauces siding after picking up loads bound for various locations in Southeastern Ohio. The Ohio South Central travels over approximately 3 miles of the... (more)
Some rare Coast Sub freight in the form of a UP baretable is seen here at Seacliff. Low priority southbound Repo traffic such as baretables and empty autoracks have been appearing on the Coast re... (more)
Southbound 123 train crosses the Stuart draw bridge with a pair of Champ SD40s.
The temperature is in the mid 80's as two UP mechanics do some light maintenance on UP 5896. Pretty soon the snow will start to fly and this type of maintenance will have to be done indoors.
Montana Rail Link's Silver Cloud business train crosses Skyline Trestle on its way down Mullan Pass in to Helena
As daytime fades to darkness, C&O 2-6-6-2 No. 1309, WMSR 2-8-0 No. 734, and Lehigh Valley Coal Co. 0-6-0 No. 126 are illuminated in a twilight scene outside of the railroad's Ridgeley, W.Va. shops... (more)
Along with a pair of Warbonnet F45s, Santa Fe's first pair of GP60Ms lead their first revenue move, the QNYLA, west out of an overcast Chicago with a test car in tow. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of BNSF standard cab B40-8s sandwich a CP GE.
Union Pacific's Challenger No. 3985 is disguised as Clinchfield 676 for the 50th running of the Clinchfield's Santa Train. CSX went all out to make the anniversary one to remember.