Despite the gloomy day a couple of unusual visitors to CP's Stinson Yard provide for an interesting image. A pair of BNSF GEs are working on the CP and brought up a train from St. Paul while DM&IR... (more)
A former SD40 built for the Canadian Pacific and still wearing that railroad’s colors takes a break in the Muskego Yard as it receives a little TLC from the yard’s shop personnel. This unit has a... (more)
IC 6263, DMIR 409, IC 6253 have 146 ore loads under control through East Wye
After storms rolled through 15 minutes earlier, skies cleared as Wheeling coke loads head west across Sudan Trestle.
Rook Yard is filled with cars related to Southwest Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry. SD40-2 6353 is tied down at the west end of the yard on a beautiful Sunday afternoon.
The Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway's World War II Memorial stands silent guard as Wheeling SD40-3 4025 (built for the Missouri Pacific) and SD40-2 (built for the Colorado and Southern) idle at... (more)
With 129 cars on the drawbars including a 100-car grain shuttle for the Garrison elevator, three veteran EMD's trot across the rather large alkaline pond known to locals as "Charlie's Lake&qu... (more)
The snow has all melted 5 hours later as L513 returns to Hinton behind GTW 5950 and CN 2031.
DMVW's daily wayfreight drifts South at 10MPH, with 129 cars in tow - nearing Garrison where they will set-out the rear 100 cars for the local elevator. Grain season keeps the small shortline busy... (more)
CN 6261 sub lettered for IC pulls a train of Taconite thru Proctor yard on its way down to the dock.
A W&LE local out of Medina heads west to Spencer to sort cars.
Late summer flowers provide some color as a short ore train heads for Silver Bay.
Fall colors come early to northern Minnesota as ore loads from U.S. Steel's Minntac plant roll towards Two Harbors on a beautiful morning.
CSXT 4019 leads a string of hoppers west on the Porter Branch and through Lake Station, IN.
WE 223 with the 3049 in the lead trundles through the fields of rural ohio. Also of note is the Cross Bucks without lights! However these seem to be quite common on the wheeling.