Heading east through scenic Lombard Canyon is Montana Rail Link 840, the Helena local, headed for some switching at Trident late on the afternoon of June 15, 2014.
Montana Rail Link’s Helena local meets a westbound BNSF coal train at Clarkston, Montana, on October 1, 2013. MRL SD40s (Rebuilt by MRL and labeled SD40-2XR) Nos. 262 and 253 power the local.
Norfolk Southern SD40 3435 (which NS calls an SD40-2 due to electrical upgrades) appears to be staring at Saint Louis' iconic arch, rising across the Mississippi River. NS 3435 is laying over by ... (more)
CNW 923, a former Chicago Great Western SD40 rumbles east along the station platform in Eau Claire, WI with what is most likely train 472. At the time, trains 471 and 472 operated between East Min... (more)
Pooled Clinchfield SDs have an L&N coal train marching upgrade at Dorchester Junction. Until 1973, L&N and the short line Interstate did a major interchange business here for Clinchfield traffic v... (more)
An eastbound GT ballast extra with a rare (for these parts anyway) Detroit Edison SD40 accelerates out of town on the former FRVR/C&NW route.
ex C&O 7521
ex WM 7545
ex B&O 7493
ex QNS&L 214. CP detour train on the WC.
ex QNS&L 211. Note the two new SP GP60s trailing.
A southbound extra with a great matched set at this late date was a thrill. At the time two tracks extended from Osborne Yard all the way to the south end of E'town but north of this point it was... (more)