Remarks: 503 rests for the night as 501 pushed back toward the Northstar maintenance facility.
At dusk, the observation on the end of the Worlds Fair Daylight flashes past the many photographers gathered to shoot the train with Mt. Shasta as a backdrop.
Concrete sleeper train unloading at Chelsea.
NYSW SD40-2 3022 pauses to switch out some cars down in the MC yard tracks. Built as Norfolk And Western 1605 in June 1966 then to NS and later BDLX leasing company. The NYSW purchased 3 SD40-2s f... (more)
CSX employees shuffle power around outside the shops at the Selkirk Yard. Ex-BN, HLCX 8070 is on lease to Pan Am Railways and has been burning off horsepower hours owed to CSX. A Connecticut South... (more)
A pair of Budd RDCs roll off of the service tracks 30 minutes late. The train will cross onto the north track and load passengers, canoes and kayaks for the ten hour journey north.
MILW #261 arrives into Duluth, MN, only minutes away from its destination at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum in brilliant sunshine while a nasty storm heads across Lake Superior. Those clouds d... (more)
An eastbound stack train climbs upgrade between Rural Retreat and Crockett, VA in 1998. A siding was built at this location not long afterwards to help deal with the uptick on traffic on this rout... (more)
Various Amtrak power sits under the skyline in Chicago.
NKP 765 leads the excursion to Bellevue over the large trestle in the town of Rocky River. Trailing the steamer is the PRR heritage unit.
LS&I dock job getting ready to pull empties off the dock.
A little different take on Kingman Canyon.
A huge Boise Cascade paper mill at Rumford rated a daily train back in the 80's...maybe it still does today. If so power like this surely isn't leading it. MEC U25B 226 and U18B 406 are making an ... (more)
The daily loaded sand train from the mine at Gore passes one of the many cattle farms along its rural Shenandoah Valley route.
NECR train 611 glides north over the Millers River at Millers Falls with a matched set of four armor yellow SD40-2's. 611 is enroute to Brattleboro and ultimately St. Albans, VT.