The Class J 611 sits in the Bob Julian roundhouse getting some touch ups before her 2017 excursion schedule begins!
A rare photo for me, an actual BN passenger train. Here the Mainstreeter is briefly stopped at Minneapolis before heading to St. Paul. BN ran intercity passenger service for only 14 months prior t... (more)
The Winter Park Express has not yet made it's first run on this cold, 8 degrees Fahrenheit evening. The last regularly scheduled ski train left here in 2009.
U46 101 is a Polish engine. Re-numbered as U46.101 on the Czech JHMD railroad company, it still sports its original PKP railway plate, engine series (PX48) and unit number (1916).
ATSF 142 subs for an ailing Amtrak unit as it cruises thru Fort Madison, IA in September of 1993. It looks like a Pepsi Can was already subbing for an F40PH. The yard in Fort Madison was still par... (more)
One of Conrail’s former Erie/EL E8’s escaped the fate of its roster mates, who gave up their prime movers to the DeWitt Geep RS3 re-engine program. Shortly after the consolidation, Conrail’s mana... (more)
Do you feel the grade ?
A southbound ethanol train rolls out of Tunnel 15 at Orlando, KY with freshly-painted IC 1031 leading the way. Tunnel 14 can be seen in the distance with the train in between the two ridges. The t... (more)
The French ex-SNCF BB 25517 lives a second life in Romania as Regiotrans unit 425-517 on local trains of the Brașov-Bucarest line. The passenger cars are also former SNCF commuter cars that s... (more)
Everything is black. A pair of former Penn Central F7As are hooked to a former Penn Central Geep as the set of black units are staged in an equally dirty, grimy Colehour Yard. Tom Golden photo.
The crew working Rio Grande's Tintic Local are helping rerail a runaway hopper loaded with dolomite in the far reaches of United States Steel's Keigley yard in Genola on June 18, 1976.
"The Love Shack" - I'm sure there is a story behind that one.
A wee bit nippy
A sharp curve a mile west of Exshaw has been a favorite spot for photographers back to the 1940s - with the gentle curve of the Bow River and the dramatic peaks of the Cana... (more)
No snow days for this railroad...after up to a foot or more of snow fell on Vermont Rail System's Connecticut River Division the crews were busy servicing customers and moving freight between Newp... (more)