I have been fortunate to be able to shoot a lot of Bessemer orange in MN lately. This winter however it was looking a little ragged... although to be fair the DM&IR generally didn't wash their uni... (more)
A Grain Train off the Norfolk Southern is on its final miles of its journey to a grain facility in South Saint Louis. The Locomotive Consist was a Former CP Now DME SD40-3 a CP SD40-2 and a NS OLS... (more)
If its not Missabe Maroon... Bessemer Orange will do.
Funny how things work. Although they were never on the Bessemer together, the DM&IR #215 was formerly the B&LE #892 and was off property years before the B&LE #906, formerly SP #9348 arrived. 10 y... (more)
With a stormy dark sky looming in the background, WE Train #223, led by ex-KCS 6350, has gained permission to cross over the CSX diamond at MP 37 of the CSX Greenwich sub, to proceed east towards ... (more)
W&LE SD40-3 4018 pulling a 17-car train south through North Industry, Ohio, on 6/3/14. This is on the W&LE Sandyville Branch of the Cleveland Subdivision, only a few miles from Canton. I believe t... (more)
Rails to the bay, literally. In the distant past this area of Agate Bay was used by commercial fisherman who launched their large boats using dollies mounted on track, using scrap rail likely laid... (more)
Here is a case study of "early bird getting the worm" I guess. After this amazing consist arrived in the rain from the west yesterday to Selkirk Yard, hopes were dim in when it would head south... (more)
One of the Spongebob Squarecabs is in charge of a short and loaded Q676, headed for Hamlet, NC as it charges up the Abbeville Subdivision.
GTW SD40-3 5949 and CN SD40-2W 5246 hustle the Hinton-Jasper turn westward on the Edson Sub.
A southbound empty BP coal train passes through East Monongahela during some sweet golden evening light.
L513's power sits in front of the Jasper Bunkhouse while its crew gathers their paperwork for the return trip to Swan Landing and Hinton.
L513's power runs around the wye at Jasper before tying onto their outbound train and returning to Hinton.
Looking very fresh, as if someone put a power-washer to good use, the BLE #904 heads up the Proctor Road Switch as they notch up to tackle 5 miles of 2.2% grade back to Proctor with 48 loaded side... (more)
BLE 902 leads 3 other units back towards Greenville.