Vermont Rail System, for only the second time in a year (and by design) operated an all-red consist that is book-ended by the railproad’s pair of SD70M-2s. Due to bridge restrictions and weight d... (more)
The final cut
It was a long wait for a train in Delyatin. Wandering around the yard we found this rather elegant Soviet era coach. Soon, a couple of guys showed up in a picku... (more)
Union Pacific put some cars on the ground while rounding the Steel Bridge to NW Portland.
Today, Colorado’s Minturn yard sits empty, rusty and forlorn. No longer do crews cut in helpers for the arduous climb up the steep 3 percent grades of Tennessee Pass. The sand tower is now gone an... (more)
On a cool Fall morning, CSX train Q576 is seen rolling north through New Farmington, Indiana on its way toward Cincinnati as the sun begins to penetrate the morning fog. CSX utilizes trackage righ... (more)
UP 6259 eases a short eastbound manifest across the CN diamond in Memphis, TN. In the background UP 4894 holds waiting for clearance into Memphis.
The latest in Norfolk Southern’s DC to AC conversion program is SD70ACC 1800, seen here fresh out of the Juniata Paint Shop in Altoona, PA. Original built in 9/1994 as EMD SD70 #2537, 1800 was reb... (more)
Several units await work outside the Juniata Shops in Altoona on October 7th. Some foundation work is also being done on the turntable.
Extremely faded paint is visible on the AMMC (Arcelor Mittal) ES44AC #302 as it leads the QCM AC44CW #17 northbound with a string of 210 ore jennies for loading at Mont Wright. The train is north... (more)
It's a quiet Christmas Eve around the Jenks Locomotive Shops as freshly painted Union Pacific 4726 and 1103 bask in the early morning light. Note all the other SD70s that have received fresh coat... (more)
Union Pacific really does clean their locomotives Unfortunately, they only have a few places that do so, and so many locomotives! GE AC4400CW No. 6390 gets sudsed up and scrubbed inside... (more)
A former Frisco GP38-2 with a new PTC brow leads Job 113 past the laker Lee A. Tregurtha as shipyard workers finishing painting its bow.
A D&H relic telephone pole is about to topple as Jordan Spreader CP 402885 and GP20C-ECO CP 2266 work the main line at CPC 132 in Wadhams, NY.