New classroom ''TankTainer'', a tank car developed to provide hands-on training in maintenance and operation.
The first train moves on the new Blue Ridge Southern Railroad as a light set of GP39-2s cruised down to the yard office. For a moment, I thought they were coming down to work this end of the Everg... (more)
The morning line up in yard 5. Of the seven locomotives pictured here, six of them operated later this day in the annual "Diesel Days" parade of power at the Illinois Railway Museum. T... (more)
One of NJ Transit's 13 ex-CNJ GP40Ps undergoing it's conversion from a GP40PH-2 to a standard GP40-2. It will retain its road number, but will be reclassified as a ... (more)
A unique load on the Elgin Joliet & Eastern Porter Line in 1977. The placard reads "Do Not Hump".
It's the first day of operations on the newest Carolina shortline, the Blue Ridge Southern, and crews are going over some last minute matters under foggy skies. No doubt some pointers on safety an... (more)
A bull elk crosses Canadian National’s main line at the east end of the Snaring River Bridge at Henry House, Alberta, on July 19, 2011.
I like that smudge. All too often excursion engines are so squeaky clean they look like they don't work at all. As she prepares to go for some servicing there's no it has been a hard pull this t... (more)
A different kind of a A-B-A set. Getting them ready for a run towards Toledo or Columbus Ohio.
MBTA 2012 sits in Selkirk yard attached to a handful of CSX units.
Since my trip to Pennsylvania, a little bit has changed at the Juniata shops, the most prominent being that NS 3505 had its cab removed. However, when I visited, the cab was still intact. The unit... (more)
In the mid 70's these engines started showing up around here.
Amtrak's Arrowhead has a few extra BN business cars for the trip to Duluth today. The train is shown on the westside of the old GN depot in downtown Minneapolis backing in to load passengers.