The infamous Lake Yard Transfer meets a Chicago-bound intermodal making up its train.
With a late afternnoon thunderstorm moving from the west, a BNSF Texas bound coal load moves slowly upgrade on Main 1 at Greenland, Colorado.
About 30 miles east of Hastings, NE, a grain train led by BNSF 5503 got stuck in a snow drift near the town of Sutton. This delayed both Amtrak #5 and #6 by 14+ hours and held up the Chicago to De... (more)
Im glad I was able to get out to the eastern part of PA to shoot some AEM 7's. Its already a hot, sticky morning as an Amtrak train heads north through the Levittown Amtrak station, with 909 bring... (more)
A pair of SD40E helpers ride on the back of an eastbound freight, passing the long closed MG Tower.
A Pair of SD40E's help hold back a manifest as it drops into the southern tunnel of the Gallitzin Tunnels.
Just another nice hot and hazy summer day down at the train yard with sons Mike and Jeff, and their good friend Chad. A manifest freight hustles east on the former NKP main while a Speno train and... (more)
NJT ALP45DP 4517 shoves an eastbound multilevel set at the golden hour.
With winds howling across the high county of BNSF's Raton Subdivision, a pair of semaphore signals dating back to the early 1900s wait for the faithful passing of Amtrak's Southwest Chief. The eas... (more)
Eastbound freight passes NS yards with all the stored power and more than 200 brand new, unused coal hoppers waiting for their first call to duty, perhaps delayed by the drop in coal business.
A visitor to Pennsylvania and the AVR, IAIS 716 and 711 rest in Oakmont, Pa with the IAIS business train, in town for the 2016 US Open.
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic RR is sprucing up the fleet, both cars and locomotives. This is an early, fresh look at the new paint scheme, intentionally reminiscent of its CN roots long ago. This entire... (more)
NKP 765 thunders southward through rural Rock County on it way back to Glenview.
NKP 765 rolls over the Rock River in Janesville, where shortly the whole train will be turned and head back south towards Chicagoland.