P17 has just dropped a cut of cars for 2nd shift underneath I-85 and continues it's way down the V-line to run around it's two tank cars in tow to switch Ashland Performance Materials in Piedmont,... (more)
Street Running Surprise
While Augusta's 6th street was on the list for the big trip, this bit of street running was unknown to me prior. While we were hanging out at the Salisbu... (more)
New York Central GE U25B 2505 with an Alco FB-2 3346 and FA-2 1053 westbound at Dearborn, Michigan November 28, 1967. At the stroke of midnight February 1, 1968 the Penn Central merger was crea... (more)
Long on my railfan bucket list, a trip through the southland in the summer of 2015 afforded an opportunity to pass through Augusta while railfanning our way north from Atlanta destined for Spencer... (more)
Class 18E, 18-012, is supporting a heavy load of coal behind her as she rolls down the steep gradient through Boughton Station in Pietermaritzburg on her way to Cato Ridge / Durban. A variety of ... (more)
With everyone posting their photos of 611s triumphant return to her 2nd home at the NCTM today I thought I'd dig one out of the archives from last summer's celebration of her rebirth. Here is an i... (more)
One of the Union Pacific's latest additions to their locomotive fleet is assigned to PTC test train duty in the Oxnard area, seen tied down in the siding at Leesdale on UP's Santa Barbara Subdivis... (more)
RAIN IN SOCAL, YES! FXE 4668 and company powers an eXtra Auto train from El Paso, TX across the UP sunset route. The word was Mira Loma wasn't ready for another 64 Loaded autoracks, so this trai... (more)
BNSF 3920 "Tier 4" leads a 7 car Officer special east on Main 2, through the Santa Ana Canyon.
One of my favorites from the NCTM's 2014 Streamliners at Spencer event. I'd always wanted to see this most stunning of diesel locomotives. When they confirmed she would be there it clinched it f... (more)
MMRR 24 rolls west on the old GTW main between Lowell and Ada.
BNSF 4266, 4265 and 4268 West on there first revenue trip climbs the grade to Goffs.
Early morning near Hesperia along the BNSF's Cajon Subdivision finds an eastbound stacker leaving the L.A. basin behind and starting its run across the high desert to Barstow and beyond.
Central Maine & Quebec #2 breaks the early morning silence as it charges upgrade near the Maine border