Both this day and Beacon Park Yard are in their twilight as an intermodal train prepares to tackle the Berkshires.
The eastbound WSOR train from Janesville, Wisconsin to the BRC in Clearing, Illinois is see passing under the UP Milwaukee Sub in Northbrook. A filthy SD40-2 leads 2 more SD40-2's in notch 8 just ... (more)
The beauty of the railway world under intense cold and foggy night.
Power from Conrail Shared Assets transfer freight OI-16 consisting of two ex Erie Lackawanna SD45-2s wait to head back to Oak Island at Browns Yard in Sayerville.
Say Cheese. WODA's lead unit tiptoes onto the approach to the Woonsocket viaduct and into view of my waiting flashes. I later found out that WODA's crew wasn't bothered by me doing... (more)
The marker of train 312 flashes away by the position light at MP 9 on the Marion Branch under an almost full moon. The north end of the Marion Branch is still littered with position lights between... (more)
This locomotive is used on excursion trains over the Great Lakes Central Railroad. The 1225 above is on the turntable at the Steam Railroad Institute in Owosso MI.
In the last light of the day, NS 8137 and two cousins lead a load of Bakken oil eastward over a rise between Niles and Churchs Ferry on the recently overhauled Devils Lake route.
It’s 8:25 p.m. on the evening of August 3, 2014. A low rumble can be heard along the Colorado River under deep blue colors of a fading day in the valley surrounding Radium, Colorado. Another coal ... (more)
NS 7021 is Either meeting her fate at the torches or is getting prepared to have a new cab installed as 2 workers from JBS are taking her apart piece by piece
In the faint glimmer of last light, loaded coal train 692 zips across the Cuyahoga River on Drawbridge 1 with a pair of veteran EMD's on the point.
On the Swiss National Day, 1st of august, the 75 year old double red arrow "Churchill Pfeil" RAe 4/8 # 1021 made a interesting trip on the Gotthard line in search of the myth of the Gott... (more)