NS makes its way through Fort Erie, Canada at sunset - bound for the Niagara River just a few meters away, and the border crossing into the United States.
An extra Bureau Switcher ("Rocket") pulled cars from Buzzi in La Salle, but was unable to deliver them to the CSX at Utica and instead took them to Bureau to wait for another day. The f... (more)
An extra Iowa Interstate westbound from Silvis to South Amana crosses the Perry Street bridge in downtown Davenport.
After working Purina Pet Care Kitty Litter Plant at Lozeta and servicing the interchange with the SEMO Port Railroad at Capdeau Jct., UP Train LSI55 02 streaks back down the UP Chester Sub. toward... (more)
The Illmo Local, UP Train LSI55 02 has a monster train, sprinting along the UP Hoxie Sub. at MP 156.6, calling the EIC of the bridge gang ahead at Fisk to get through their Form B Limits.
After meeting 2 northbounds at Junland, the UP 7997 with the ALDAS 29 and UP 5206 and the OCFWI 28, UP Train LSI55 30 is easing into Poplar Bluff Short Yard is with a pair of Geeps, the leader hav... (more)
The engineer is "skinnin' her back" on UP Train LSI55 30 leaving a 25 MPH slow order on the UP Hoxie Sub. over the St. Francis River Bridge on its way to meet 2 at Junland. The cranes i... (more)
At 60 MPH, UP Train LSI55 30 bolts past the detector at MP 144.8 on the UP Hoxie Sub. on the way back to Poplar Bluff after meeting the MNLAS 30.
Locomotives: GMTX 2160, HLCX 1046
It can be difficult to comprehend the size of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Trains, massive in their own right, seem to to be dwarfed by the endless snow covered peaks of the Donner Pass Route. Uni... (more)
A trio of Grand Trunk Western Geeps are seen crossing the Cal Sag Channel as they pound the diamonds at Blue Island. Tom Golden photo.
South Shore's Belt Job rolls through Miller.
Smokin! Iowa 716 and 511 team up to lead an eastbound extra through New Lenox.
Looking right at home, BNSF 2334 moves cars around Lake Yard in NW Portland.
Yard Marshall At Work
After knocking cars around the receiving tracks, CSX Y124-19 with a pair GP38-2 now equipped with a Remote Control Receiver link up to the RCO operator "Pin... (more)