After the Soo was able to purchase the MN&S, EMD SW series units which had been absent from Upper Michigan for number of years made a comeback. Very few original Soo SW's were MU equipped and as t... (more)
Mansbach Metal Co. 86 basks in the afternoon sun on the Mansbach grounds in Ashland, KY.
Smoky old yard goat last spotted wandering through fields of gold! In reality, it's just an old Rio Grande SW1200, towing a long train of box cars and petroleum tankers along the former D&RGW Ogde... (more)
After two days of chasing this train I finally find sun and my train on the CSX's Barr Yard. BNSF 4012/5326 CSX 650 and the deceased BNSF 2435-2474-3417-3461-3456-3433-3460 and last but not least ... (more)
A Lancaster & Chester Railway job working industries, shoves several loads of railroad spikes up a hump and across Main Street as it passes the headquarters building of "The Springmaid Line".
Beautiful spring day for a train ride on the Simpson Railroad! We have just come up the hill from Shelton bringing a forklift-on-flat-car. Doing a run-around at the south pass to shove the load in... (more)
No logs have come in from the water for awhile and the only train today was this move to bring a forklift up the hill from Shelton on a flat car. Here engineer Stick gets ready to unload the carg... (more)
As Elmer Fudd says "Be vewy careful" when shooting this railroad. Most of it is either inside razor-wired secure areas or right smack dab beside River Rd. The trick is to find a place to safely ... (more)
St. Maries River Railroad SW1200 No. 502 has just finished switching the Potlatch lumber mill at St. Maries, Idaho on April 4, 2011. In a few moments the crew will put the switcher away in the sho... (more)
While the Soo presented a fairly modern appearance in the 80's with lots of modern power, cabooses and welded rail, it still had moments where You could feel that maybe time had stood still for sa... (more)
It was a slow day for the crew and the stable was full early in the afternoon. The 1202 is the first engine, then the 1201. Just in from the rain is the 1200, and the 900 occupies the stall next... (more)
EFRX 109 shoves it's short train down the hill to Snohomish.
As a sequel to my derailment shot of CNR 1212 at Hamilton Jct. ON, here is the CNR big hook rerailing it.
A rare IHB SW1200 running out the last days till the new Gensets come online.
EFRX 109 get's ready to pull out of Maltby to head to Snohomish.