While meets on the Great Lakes Central are an absolute rarity on the mainline, especially since most sidings on the system are too short, there is a common meet: the ONTN and CSTN. These trains me... (more)
Though the Fall foliage is past peak, it's still quite the view from Elephant Head as Conway Scenic's Notch Train heads through Crawford's on its return trip to North Conway. In the foreground ar... (more)
After spotting a couple cars at Continental Paper, the NS local waits for permission to head back to Ashland Ave Yard.
A recent visit to Birmingham made me go back and review some old slides. At first glance, the new Birmingham Terminal Railway which now operates this line seemed mostly the same. Then I took a l... (more)
Just a couple of months after the new bridge and connection between Seaboard System and NS was completed at Big Stone Gap, a westbound NS empty man from Bulls Gap swings around the curve into Appa... (more)
Last of the Lightning Stripes The last two Delaware & Hudson painted locomotives on Canadian Pacific's roster lead local D45 north toward Saratoga. The lengthy train is passing throug... (more)
Local D45 has been assigned the last two engines on the CP roster to wear variations of the D&H Lightning Stripe scheme for two weeks now. My third attempt at catching the pair working alone produ... (more)
The D&H lightning stripe pair team up to lead the Saratoga to Kenwood (Albany) turn job NB back to Saratoga. The train has arrived at Bells Lane and is preparing to work Momentive Silicones.
The D&H lightning stripe pair rolls the Saratoga to Kenwood turn NB out of Albany. The Albany skyline can be seen in the background with the Corning Tower at Empire State Plaza in the upper center... (more)
UP's Fourth South Switcher meets a UTA FrontRunner commute at Second South in Salt Lake City. Aug. 14, 2014
Another version of the "Tar Baby" graces CSX rails again but, in the form of ex NS GP38-2s from their 5500 series which were rebuilt from former N&W GP38ACs and Southern Railway GP38s. FURX 5574 h... (more)
An evening local heads north through the Blindman River valley just north of Red Deer AB. The pair of GP38-2s have 26 tanks behind them headed for the Lacombe Sub
The 'Smurf' GP38-2's of GATX always appear well maintained.
An Eastbound Guilford container train runs along the Canisteo River with 3 D&H units, led by a sharp looking lightning stripe.