CSXT 6106 rocks and rolls over Moler Street as it leads "The Local" back towards Parsons.
The sun has just crept over the horizon, casting long shadows over the North Yard. UP 1452 (new to the database) is a GP40-2 originally built in 1980 for the Southern Pacific.
Conrail LV-4 is heading back south at Grand River Avenue with cars pulled from the remaining industries still served by rail on the westside of Detroit.
"Twenty Mile River Bridge"
The engineer extends a friendly wave out the window of the 3015 as he takes his train across the Twenty Mile River at Portage, AK. His train ... (more)
"The Portage Meet"
A fairly common move at Portage on days when afternoon southbound Whittier freights run is for the 120S or the 125S to meet the "Glacier Discove... (more)
"Mountains of Portage"
While waiting on the Whittier-bound 120S to pass through the wye at Portage we had some time to kill while waiting on a delayed "Glacier Dis... (more)
CSX 6412 brings a freight past a tobacco farm along Hwy 8 near Concord, KY in July of 1995.
"Notching Out of Town"
A trio of GP40-2s lead by one of three geeps wearing its as-delivered paint stretches the 120S through South Anchorage on the way to the Port of Whittier. ... (more)
"The State Fair at Palmer"
The real star from the 1985 action movie "Runaway Train" had an easy assignment during the week of my trip to Alaska of shuttling passengers to and fro... (more)
"Lower Trail Lake"
The southbound "Airport Train" to Seward crosses the Trail River bridge along the Seward Highway at Crown Point. Four peaks of the Chugach ... (more)
"Snaking Through the Slide Zone"
One of three black geeps left on the Alaska Railroad leads the 120S through the S-Curve at Slide Zone 72 on the way to Whittier.
GP40-2 in the middle of AC44s lead the lines of power to head out of Selkirk later this evening.
Somewhere under the rainbow you'll find some Alaska Railroad heritage. The 3001 is one of three GP40-2s remaining in their as-delivered scheme and is seen here ... (more)