Amtrak's eastbound Cardinal, number 50, has a clear signal to leave the station at White Sulphur Springs, and is just now pulling as a westbound empty hopper train eases by on the south main. In t... (more)
Loaded coal drifts around Mance Curve with two YN2 motors up front holding back the train on Sand Patch Grade.
A priority UPS scoots by the Ridgefield Park Station with a pair of screaming YN2 GEs on the point.
A northbound CSX empty train is just out of the darkness of Sandy Ridge Tunnel in its trip north to Kentucky. Today these rails are rusty from lack of use. This section of the former Clinchfield m... (more)
A set of UP road power idles at the Alpha Resources mine at McClure, VA as its string of empty Rio Grande hoppers is loaded with met coal for Geneva Steel at Provo, UT. The coal truck is how raw c... (more)
CSX 92 West mushes through fresh snow at Harvey, VA with an empty coal hopper train heading back to Kentucky for another load of black gold.
UP 6346 was a pretty cool suprise from last night
A westbound coal train led by Southern Pacific AC4400CW No. 358 is in the hole at Flat, Colorado, meeting an eastbound load sprinting by on the main on February 9, 2001. The conductor of the westb... (more)
Fresh painted UP 6875 is the lead unit on a westbound auto train at Mira Loma.
Southern Pacific CSUX coal empties climb through the “double loops” at Crater, Colorado, on the afternoon of July 30, 1996. The head end has lone SP No. 298, while the mid-train DPUs (out of view ... (more)
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus train heads north to Cincinnati behind a pair of YN2 AC4400CW's
Snaking through the badlands of North Dakota on the morning of June 20, 2015 is an eastbound BNSF coal train at Sully Springs.
Here's something you won't see anymore--a southbound unit coal train running through Kingsport, TN en route to the Carolinas. The crossing in the foreground is Cherokee Street, and the dwarf signa... (more)
Last stop on our El Centro Hauler chase was Mecca where the train headed under the old cantilever signal bridge while we tried to figure out why the dirt was so spongey.
A little bit of Southern Pacific still exists on this bridge over the Salton Creek as the El Centro Hauler (a former SP job) heads west towards West Colton).