After an early morning flight to Pittsburgh from Texas, followed by the drive into eastern Ohio where heavy rain turned into mostly clear skies, I was greeted with this scene at the west end of th... (more)
A trio of properly painted W&LE units pull train 237 for the CSX interchange at Willard, OH through the bucolic farmland that lies west of the main yard at Brewster, OH. The trailing GP35 was a n... (more)
A clash of horsepower: A W&LE yard job kicks cars at the west end of Brewster Yard as the Amish wait patiently to cross the tracks at Alabama Ave. The profile of the former Southern GP35 is a st... (more)
WSOR's jusb from Reedsburg to Madison passes along the shores of Devils Lake, a scene that looks more like Alaska than Wisconsin.
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief ascends Raton Pass, seen here passing the searchlight signals near Starkville.
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief descends Raton Pass, passing the siding at Keota.
The 5th Sub local traverses the highly scenic Jefferson River Canyon as it heads to Whitehall to serve an agricultural customer.
MRL's local down the 5th Sub departs Logan with a healthy train of freight for local customers.
A westbound BNSF vehicle train accelerates from Logan after meeting two eastbound BNSF trains.
A northbound loaded vehicle train from KCSM interchange at the Mexican border at Laredo, TX heads toward San Antonio and beyond, seen here crossing the mostly dry Frio River.
A northbound loaded vehicle train from KCSM at the Mexican border at Laredo, TX heads toward San Antonio and beyond, seen here passing a great patch of wildflowers just south of Devine, TX.
MRL's 840 local from Helena heads toward Logan to swap cars with the 844 local, seen here from the bluffs above the Missouri River near Clarkston.
WSOR's T004 job switches about Milton, helping to build that evening's train to Chicago's BRC Clearing Yard with a former C&S ex-BN leader.
A KCS freight bound for Mexico departs the crew change at Speer, passing one of the many new CTC installations along this former TexMex line. Due to expanding traffic, KCS is adding CTC, a good s... (more)
MRL's Laurel-Missoula freight highbals westward toward its destination, though it runs geogrpahically eastward for a short bit as it follows the meandering path of the Missouri River.