A Pan Am crew setts off cars at a dead end track for the making of a train later in the week. Photo credit to my grandfather John Pickett.
Heading over to Portland for WAPO which we heard over the scanner, screaming through Portland, engineer Leo gives the 3 EMD's all they got to get to trackside speed creating an awesome smoke show.
While on vacation in Maine with family, i got out on this thursday with a good friend of mine to railfan Pan Am, our first catch was Train POWA from Portland.
Eight year old Wisconsin Central had really come into its own by 1995. It was doing a superb job of providing local customers with top-notch service, but it was also growing, having gained access ... (more)
Plaster City - [Summer Solstice 2015 +7 Series] - Purchased by the Pacific Imperial Railway (aka PIR) the successor in interest to the Carrizo Gorge Railway, these three former CSX GP38-2'... (more)
Westbound SP train exiting tunnel 5 on Tehachapi Pass near Bealville
Vermont Rail System's eastbound train GMRC #263 is seen rolling though historic Chester Depot, Vermont, on July 3, 2015, with VTR GP40 301 and GP40-2 303 leading the 21-car train from Rutland to B... (more)
Having left the remainder of the train on the main, CBNS 3022 is seen having just dropped hoppers with plastic pellets for Copol International, and is about to pick up empties before continuing we... (more)
The infamous Cuttingsville bridge from a different vantage point... Vermont Railway GP40 301 and GP40-2 303 lead the Green Mountain Railroad train #263 across the Cuttingsville bridge and over th... (more)
Vermont Rail System train GMRC 263 is eastbound through Bartonsville, Vermont, providing a different vantage point of the 2012 rebuilt covered bridge, following the 2011 destruction of the previou... (more)
IHB 4019 and company pull another string of coke hoppers from the BP refinery in East Chicago, IN..
CBNS 302 is underway for Sydney, NS having left Tupper Yard with a train of 22 cars, and 3 units, this truly is a record breaker for this line in the past few years.
Returning from the Kennecott Copper interchange yard in Magna, Rio Grande GP40 No. 3132 meets Burlington Northern GP28M No. 1520 at Midvale on Aug. 30, 1997.
Summer Evening at Jacumba - [Summer Solstice 2015 +7 Series] - Built as MoPac 2169, what is left of UP 669, an EMD GP38-2 sits forlornly in the yard Jacumba Station attached to a small, equ... (more)