As part of Norfolk Southern's 21st Century Steam Program, TVRM's Southern Consolidation leads the first steam excursion on the Buchanan Branch in 55 years, as it crosses the bridge into Weller Yar... (more)
Westbound CP 9367 exits Mt Shaunessy Tunnel as it approaches the 9 mile long Mt. McDonald Tunnel through the Rogers Pass.
BNSF is becoming common power out here in upstate but it is always nice to see. Here is BNSF 5884 pulling its train of loaded to oil to Selkirk on track one.
CEFX 1509 trails on a K train with 7749 pulling it to Selkirk on a windy late Sunday in early April. For my first time seeing a Genset like 1509, it looks quite odd looking but unique.
The 797 crosses the Wabash river as it takes a coal train to the Duke Energy power plant.
Geeeerroninmoo!! The first coke train in 6 years passes over the 190 ft. tall Mingo Creek Viaduct at Crookham, PA. The PA Turnpike 43 towers above on the twin Joe Montana Bridges, at... (more)
Rumbling along the Missouri River on the morning of September 12, 2011, are two Montana Rail Link SD40-2XRs (Nos. 252 and 253) powering MRL’s Helena Local into Lombard, Montana. In the foreground ... (more)
Combined transportation. Iron and water
CN 527 comming over the bridge with a great lasup
Two BNSF "toasters" lead a westbound empty scrubber stone train headed for Mt. Vernon, KY. There, it will load on the southern (eastern) stub of the former L&N Lebanon Branch. This is th... (more)
"Toys for Tots"
The 2010 NYSW/VRA/USMC Toys for Tots trains as it is stopped at the Pompton Lakes station. Every year, Pompton Lakes draws the largest crowd for this event. Here we... (more)
Steam returns to the Buchanan Branch... For the first time in over 55 years, steam returns to the N&W Buchanan Branch on the head end of an NS and TVRM sponsored public excursion. Enroute t... (more)
Fast freight hustles across the Painesville trestle
5 engines, 5 models, 5 schemes. Another crazy consist rolls EB towards Selkirk Yard on CSX. The SOO 4405 (GP38-2) is an extremely rare visitor. It's online in this consist and would be turned and ... (more)