A cold winter storm begins to break up as the #12 pulls a four-pack of loads from the Sierra Pacific Mill in Quincy. Sitting in a valley at only 3,500', Quincy is often spared from the harshness o... (more)
CSS freight motor 802 is working out some switching moves at Goff Junction on the east side of Gary in September 1978.
Two new SD90MAC-H II 8553 and 8555 sandwich an ex Southern Pacific SD40M-2 8613. The two ill-fated 6000 Horse EMD's have just cut off their train at Union Pacific's Salt Lake Cities, North yard. M... (more)
The northbound "Dirty Dirt" empties on their way up the peninsula to South San Francisco.
This inbound Blue line train passes under the Pink line elevated in the middle of the Eisenhower Expressway. Chicago has three expressway median operations.
Chicago elevated has mainly travelled on private ROW rather than over streets. An example is this SB Green line train rounding the curve on the bridge over the Dan Ryan Expressway at 59th St.
By August of 2016, the searchlight signals located along the UP Moffat Tunnel Subdivision were in their final days. Replacement signals had been installed from Fraser all the way to Bond. In this ... (more)
Big mountains, big trains, big power. Moving heavy trains through the Rocky Mountains is no easy task. 100+ car coal trains often utilize mid train DPUs (Distributed Power Units), such as t... (more)
BNSF 4208 races past a Union Pacific ballast train in the hole at Craig. The ballast train was not here to work, rather they are being held due to congestion around Binney Junction in Marysville.
Chicago elevated has mainly travelled on private ROW rather than over streets. An example is this SB Green line train near E. 38th St. on the south side.
Only making 11mph, this BNSF oil train is struggling up the 2% grade located north of Greenville, California. The train has just exited the Greenville Tunnel and will soon round a series of tight ... (more)
Un unidentified WG and the WP #7041 are receiving some attention in the Delhi shed before returning to service.
An unidentified meter gauge YG steam locomotive is shunting passenger carriages in Delhi.
Locomotive zero kilometer, completing train formation by MRS, to continue towed and to be delivered to the company RUMO in São Paulo.
A pair of meter gauge diesel YDM-4 locomotives are waiting for her next duty in the Delhi shed.