Near the end of a run from town, as the train tops the grade with A-frames in front of the waterwood, Nick and Brandon are probably discussing how they'll efficiently make their cuts at Mill 5 and... (more)
The seldom photographed #3 heads for Lasalle st. with a couple bi-levels that it picked up in the yard.
The log trains run by the tide schedule, which affects when they can load wood out of the bay. So when the the railroad makes a run up the hill later in the afternoon you will see them tack on th... (more)
Yard job out of KCT Mill Street Yard heads across 25th Street on the way to Holmes Drywall Supply to pick up an empty centerbeam flat car before shoving back to Mill Street.
BNSF Cement City Local is stopped on the KCT Argentine Connection waiting for KCT Traffic Control to get them a signal to head east as a KCT Yard Job wyes the “Caritas” and the “Sky View” at BNSF ... (more)
After a long afternoon of making toothpicks, the Eastside Freight crew is more than ready to call it a day as a cool rain shower envelopes Woodinville. Stopped for just seven seconds partway acro... (more)
An Ellis & Eastern crew works the downtown Sioux Falls yard at Eighth Street. Number 7, an SW1200, and Number 17, an SW900, handle the duties today.
Ellis & Eastern No. 7 charges up the hill through central Sioux Falls.
On a hazy December afternoon in '76, a Rio Grande SW1200 takes a short break at shift change near the old crew shanty near 21st South.
The surroundings are pure Rio Grande as SW1200 #132 rambles beneath the Roper Yard pedestrian bridge on July 2, 1976. I definitely miss 'The Action Road'.
Moving to reassemble short train.
With its bell clanging, the 1201 approaches a private crossing east bound at Carman Road, passing by apple blossoms in someone's backyard along the tracks.
Grunting and grinding, the 1201 attains the top of "Sand Cut". On a 2.2% grade along a half mile stretch, this is where the challenge occurs on a daily basis. Pop can trees are rarely seen in thes... (more)
Pulling loads out of the Abengoa Energy Plant with Our ex TRRA SW-1200.Taken on Abengoa property with all PPG on !