RailPower Gensets are now a common sight on UP's Proviso hump jobs, as are the SD40's these units were rebuilt from. UPY 889 (ex-UP SD40-2 3359) and UPY 888 (ex-UP SD40-2 3331) work the hump on a ... (more)
Strasburg Rail Road's Ex Great Western #90 at "J" tower. On the evening of October 14th, 2016, Strasburg ran three trains at 6, 8 and 10 PM for their Steampunk event. This was the 8 PM t... (more)
The last two Central Railroad of New Jersey GP40s in passenger service on NJ Transit are staged in the depot prepared to head west as they have been doing over ... (more)
Several N&W Color Position Light signals stand proud along NS's Pulaski District even as their replacements slowly take over. The signals at Abingdon still guard the west end of town for modern di... (more)
Three nights and a couple hours later after our prior visit, we return to see how the foliage is doing at the SLR crossing of Wild River in Gilead, Maine. Same leader, slightly different angle wit... (more)
P&W's newest painted unit number 4302, a former FEC SD70M-2 and three other six axles (GMTX 9059, NECR 2674, and CSOR 3771) barely power the NECR ethanol extra up Monson Hill at the CT/MA state li... (more)
BNSF EMD GP38-2 No. 2322 and GP39E No. 2940 are power for a spreader train idling the night away in Essex yard, Montana, on December 26, 2007. The train arrived at Essex a few hours before after f... (more)
During the blue hour on the eve of December 26, 2007, two BNSF helper sets sit and a spreader train sit quietly in the falling snow at Essex, Montana. Snow has pretty much buried Essex yard!
In the dead of night an eastbound stack train waits on the bridge for a westbound freight to clear the main into Harrisburg.
The Friday southbound Guadalupe local with four SD70M units passes through Emma Wood State Park.
UP 844 rests under a perfect evening sky before completing the cross country trek to Memphis, Tn the following morning.
The very first locomotive painted in CMQ's attractive blue and grey livery is seen here idling at South Lagrange after the crew ran short on time.
While half the world was chasing the Cheyenne Frontier Days train with the UP 844 in some beautiful sunny weather, severe storms in northern Illinois cancelled a scheduled night photo session. Onl... (more)