Idling away in the UP 12th St. yard on a sunny Saturday morning. The cut of cars seen behind this locomotive is the only cut of cars in the entire yard today. I have never seen the yard so empty.
Taken with permission
A UP switch move out of Lesperence Street yard heads south past the Manufactures Railway shops while one of their switchers looks on.
Photographers Nick Palazini and Dave Jodoin get their shot of LLPX 3003 in Plainfield, CT. Canon EOS 40D, Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 EX DC, Lumedyne flash.
We were hoping to see this turn from Grove City do some switching in Washington Court House, but instead, it tied down right at this spot.
The 1513 starts it's 4 mile journey to Mt. Morris, at 10 MPH it will be an easy chase, the nose bell is a dead give away of it's C&NW heritage.
Luscar Coal has a 5 mile line from its mine to Saskatchewan Powers generating station on the east side of Coronach Sask.. Loco is ex MP 3181
LTZ 51 rolls thru the small town of Osgood as they make their way south towards Eagle Grove. This job works on the Estherville Sub between Estherville and Goldfield. This job usually works to Eagl... (more)
A Union Pacific transfer heads back to Itasca passing the last remaining DSS&A track in Superior, seen to the left holding flats for the Canadian Pacific.
The St Maries River Railroad crew is pulling the UP interchange cars off the blocked main line to Spokane. As the end of the train comes around, the St Maries crew jumps on and hands the red flag ... (more)
UP's local power in El Dorado is finishing some moves in the yard before the crew ties it down. The LLPX leaser has better looking paint than the UP unit behind it!
A pair of locos have just sent the final cars of a long string over the Centennial hump.
Thank God for America, yard switchers, and homemade cable releases. The Villa Grove yard switcher finished up its duties and tied up just in time for the grand finale of Villa Grove's firew... (more)