A BNSF Ace as DPU departing the Pekin coal plant and heading South on the Illinois & Midland. Two other coal trains wait to depart in the holding tracks.
mpty rail train NS 916 rolls under the recently replaced signals that are now part of CP "Spencer". The old Southern Railway-era signals that once controlled this turnout were known as &... (more)
The evening sun shines bright on a couple of wide-cab GEs as they highball through Dickert with a long freight train. In about 7 miles, this train will cross the Tallapoosa River before entering ... (more)
M&E MO-1 arrives at Baker Interlocking with a seven car train. Power is C424 19. The future of Alco locomotives on the M&E is uncertain, with the impending acquisition of three EMD locomotives.
CP 2329 rounds the scenic curve at Parson, BC with the southbound wayfrieght. This train was a refreshing change from the mostly dirty and numerous GE widecabs on most other trains. The Winderme... (more)
Storm light over Jasper: VIA Rail No. 1, the westbound Canadian, makes its station and service stop under angry skies at Jasper, Alberta, on the afternoon of August 9, 2016. In a few minutes, clou... (more)
Passengers enjoy a refreshing view of the Canadian Rockies, as well as Canadian National’s main line, on VIA Rail No. 5 at Geikie, Alberta, on August 7, 2016. Once known as the “Skeena” Nos. 5 and... (more)
What could be every little boy’s dream is to ride in the front of a dome car and see the railroad in a view similar to the engineer. Surely desirable by a lot of adults too! Here, while riding VIA... (more)
S6 #19 switches Nekoosa Paper in Nekoosa, WI in May of 1992. We spent several hours here just listening to the Alco burble while switching.
BN 5565 heads thru Bridgeport, NE in the last rays of sun on a beautiful day in May of 1991. Severe storms would dominate the following day.
Two Penn Central GG-1s lead an eastbound manifest down the Susquehanna Valley at the west end of Lake Siding, as seen from the aerie of Chickies Rock.
The Empire Builder makes its way through the Cascade Mountains on the Scenic Sub, passing over Sunset Falls.
T385 prepares to haul a six car Hitachi set into the Brooklyn tip siding for scrapping.
A pair of SD70 varieties power train #143 across the Chattahoochee River bridge and into Atlanta City Limits
NS 119 came by Belmont today with a standard cab D9 leader and a friendly crew.