Canadian National Alco RS-3 no.3900 and 3901 (nee Central Vermont 1859-1860) worked on the north-end of Montreal commuter line to Deux Montagnes.
The new crew that takes over here is walking towards the power as VIA train #1, the westbound Canadian, makes its service stop beneath the mountains in Field, BC. The lead unit of the A-B-B set, V... (more)
Borrowed NS power into the port. Borrowed NS GEVO's NS 7551 & NS 8040 lead CN 543 into the Port of Montreal with baretables as they go over a crossing with newly installed gates. In the bac... (more)
6 in 1! Hard to do outside of a yard of station. In a rare instance, all 5 throat tracks of WUT are occupied, and even a WMATA Metro train is passing.
WHOOPS!!.... No traction!... A combination of steel wheels, massive weight, and locomotive power has created an imperfection to the rail head. It can take only a brief absence of traction (especi... (more)
A southbound Amtrak corridor train behind E60CP 964 pulls into Metropark station in Iselin, NJ, as passengers prepare to board. The windshield grates on these hulking motors were unattractive, but... (more)
Three way meet at Mohawk Yard.
Cable laying ship in the background. CN 4707 & CN 7054 are crossing the Lachine Canal with cars received in interchange from the Port of Montreal. In the background is the cable ship IT ... (more)
Coincidental meeting of three trains of different generations of the Regionalverkehr Bern-Solothurn (RBS) at Worblaufen. From left RABe 4/12 # 30 "NExT" (lowfloor express train) built 20... (more)
Union Pacific EMD GP40-2 No. 1383 is being rebuilt at the railroad’s Downing B. Jenks Shop at North Little Rock, Arkansas, on May 20, 2015.
Pool power was rather common on the Sunset Route in Tucson, and sometimes I would see a train with more than an ample amount of power. Here is UP 4816 west, followed by UP 3293, UP 5584, UP 9417,... (more)
Central Maine & Quebec 1006 North, has just cleared Junction Switch Brookport as it is approaching Farnham Yard on steamy afternoon.
Canadian Pacific's D45 slowly drags its hundred plus car train through the middle of I787 with the old D&H building in the background.
Spokane, Portland & Seattle GP9 151 and F7A 802 on roundtable.
FEC 713 leads NS 2717, the NS "Brick" 38, and the NS Geometry car north across the Crane Creek bridge in downtown Melbourne. The short geometry train was pretty quiet approaching the br... (more)