A pair of General Electric Erie, PA-built ES44AC units for Ferromex - FXE 4816 and 4815 - await pickup by Norfolk Southern on the East Erie Commercial interchange trackage near the GE Transportati... (more)
We're standing on the Lacrosse Depot platform waiting for the Empire Builder to come in so we can change crews and take it to Milwaukee. There was always a little anticipation anxiety those last f... (more)
We're stopped at Watertown to do some way work and get water on the units. By this time on the Milwaukee Road the old covered wagons were all water dogs. You could leave Portage with full water ta... (more)
Running nearly an hour late, and in temperatures of about 5 degrees celsius, R711 and R761 power through the Melbourne CBD with the return working of Steamrail's 'Snow Train' from Traralgon. Given... (more)
On a hot 95 degree day, waiting for over 2 hours to capture an Amtrak Cascades train coming around the bend with perfect golden light upon the scene, two teens decide it was a good time to stop tr... (more)
UP 3725 meets UP 3634 (with AT&SF detour) in Feather River Canyon with a rampaging Feather River in the foreground. The Santa Fe train is detouring because of flooding in the Tehachapis, A Ro... (more)
We're at the EMD LaGrange paint shop when the last CRI&P locomotives come out into the sun shine. As far as I know the 4300's were the last locomotives ordered before the bankruptcy. The 4300 will... (more)
How I Spent My Third Wedding Anniversary (Thanks, Honey!)After assisting the World's Fair Daylight (N... (more)
There are few dull moments on Union Pacific's historic 'Overland Route' across southern Wyoming. Case in point finds a westbound Union Pacific manifest approaching the Union Switch & Signal search... (more)
Eastbound reefers, most decorated with urban "art," pass the classic pile o' rocks at Dale Junction on the west slope of Sherman Hill. Alas, most of the area around Dale Junction is now ... (more)
Family Portrait at the Utah State Railroad Museum in Ogden
The Lauterbrunnen to Mürren railway has celebrated it's 125th anniversary this weekend. On this occasion the oldest available railcar built 1913 was used in regular services. The line runs as cabl... (more)
Fore! BN 8014 leads a piggyback train thru the golf course at the base of Grandad Bluff. I understand this viewpoint is now accessible again after being fenced off for quite a while.
A brand new GE AC4400CW is serviced at SP's Roper Yard in South Salt Lake on Sept. 9, 1995.
Yes, It Sounded Incredible!A Southern Pacific eastbound train passes the Amtrak Palm Springs station at what the SP called Garnet, California, on November 7, 1981. This train has o... (more)