Foggy morning as NS crosses the CSXT at grade going into Simpson Yard.
#109 is a great train to catch, but it has no reliability as to when it will run. So far this year, it's running most days Tu-Sa and it has been drawing from the SD40-2 roster for power, but is n... (more)
Annual northbound run of the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey circus train from Miami to Jacksonville on FEC. This year it's the Red Unit.
This remains one of those trips I think about a lot, especially in recent months as UP's steam program enters a whole new era. 3985 blasts out of Lodgepole headed to North Platte for the night. ... (more)
Ore loads are leaving the Ray Mine for the return to Hayden, passing the "must-have" shot on the line.
A late start saw RCP passengers bussed ahead of the train for sights. Normally they leave Golden at sunrise, but it's midday for this departure.
Well...maybe CP will send THIS to Spencer in May?
#2000 turns 14 years old this month, but may not be around too much longer, word is the engine has been removed (or will be) and the rest of it will go to Progress Rail along with sister #403. Ha... (more)
Prince George train headed to Jasper Yard to pick up a few cars.
Santa Special moving into position in downtown Gibson City.
With temps barely at 10 degrees, the annual CN-IC Santa Special races towards Gibson City and will work its way back to Melvin later in the day.
Well, this is certainly something....a combined TE&G passenger train & FCEN ballast train, under steam power!!! With trackwork effectively shutting down the excursion trains for three months, it ... (more)