Dawn at Omaha Shops: As the Nebraska sky brightens to signal another summer day, the work at Union Pacific’s Omaha Shops continues on. Thirty-eight locomotives are visible in this view, dominated ... (more)
This will take some getting used to! The new trainset for VIA Rail's "Skeena" trains #5/6 has just arrived from the east on train #1 and is prepped for service in the coming days.
A rare visitor to the Lakehead sits paired up with CP 5994 being used for yard power.
Two General Electric locomotives share tracks at the Sterling, Colorado, engine facility in April 1984. On the right is six-motor C30-7 No. 5578, while one track over is 1966-built four-motor U30B... (more)
CN 2567 idles away coupled to a cut of CN/CP grain cars
When CP first took delivery of their large SD9043MACs in late 1998 I heard they were operating through Thunder Bay so I went north over Thanksgiving weekend and was lucky to find the class unit si... (more)
Just after putting a two-car train away in the yard and spotting caboose No. 10286, the crew of SD9 No. 6223 have put the locomotive to rest inside the spiffy looking wooden roundhouse at Leadvill... (more)
An in-cab perspective of 1948 built Western Maryland EMD BL2 No. 82 on the grounds of the West Virginia Central Railroad in Belington. Notice the unique windshield glass that enhances visibility i... (more)
The power from yesterday's loaded coal train sits on the lead track outside of Trenton Power Plant. This is a great place to (legally) get up close to and shoot parked locomotives.
A pair of ex Conrail units sit in the early afternoon sun awaiting their next assignment.
CP 8208 sits alone in Galt Yard after being set off earlier today.
After coming in overnight, CN 436's power sits in the stub track as CN 5463 sits tight behind them.
The old and new rest together at Jasper.
If you like veteran EMD locomotives - and I do - then the MRL is well worth a visit.