Baltimore & Annapolis 70-Tonner No. 50 was putting the final touches on its train at the interchange with CSX in Baltimore, MD on Oct. 25, 1985.
Clinchfield SW7 No. 353 was taking a break between shifts at Erwin, TN on May 22, 1976.
I guess this is another one that falls into the "strange but true" category. On Nov. 12, 1977, four DMIR SD18s were leading a northbound Clinchfield Railroad empty hopper train at Trammel, VA. I... (more)
CRR SD45-2 No. 3623 and F7A No. 800 were laying over at the CRR engine facility in Dante, VA on Nov. 12, 1977.
PC SW9 No. 9125 and a caboose stand idle in the weeds at Mt. Union, PA on July 20, 1975. PC had many different facets. While the yard at Mt. Union was suffering from deferred maintenance, barely a... (more)
A westbound PC ore drag was struggling upgrade east of Horseshoe Curve on July 18, 1975 as the cab on an eastbound trailer train passes in the distance. To say he was struggling is an understatem... (more)
In a sight that seemed all too familiar back then, a PC wreck derrick works to clear a derailment east of Tunnelhill, PA on July 18, 1975. The night before an eastbound Pennsylvania Power & Light... (more)
A helper set was providing a bit of retardation on an eastbound unit grain train as it dropped downgrade through Benny Interlocking in Bennington, PA on Jan. 12, 1975. Looking back, the practice ... (more)
A snowstorm had just begun as a brace of six 4-axle EMDs eased a heavy unit grain train down the East Slope at Benny Interlocking in Bennington, PA on Jan. 12, 1975.
Westbound CSX Q139 was rounding the curve at Orleans Road, WV on May 4, 2002, led by SD60I No. 8751, still adorned in Conrail paint. Equipped with Automatic Train Control that was compatible with... (more)
If you are viewing pictures on this website, you likely have "the bug." I caught it when my father took me down to the Atlantic and Danville yard in Lawrenceville, VA to watch the operation there... (more)
Westbound CSX empty unit coal train E101 was passing the equipment being used to replace the deck on the bridge over the Potomac River at Kesler, WV on May 5, 2002.
Westbound D&RGW manifest No. 143 drops downgrade at Mitchell, CO on June 14, 1989, led by SP B36-7 No. 7759 and a pure lashup of SP power.
Eastbound manifest No. 134 was slowly grinding upgrade at Mitchell, CO on June 14, 1989, with SD50 No. 5513, GP40 No. 3136 and CSX B30-7 No. 5504.
Eastbound manifest No. 106 was leaving Marias Pass and storm clouds behind as it topped the grade near Spotted Robe, MT on June 7, 1990.