Another set of power makes it way to the servicing area in Deerfield Yard.
Engineer Don Grady and Head Brakeman Jeff Hince are in the process of pulling eastbound Tacoma/Chicago train 264 to the Mud Lake crossovers to make a setout and pickup. Jeff enjoys the rest of hi... (more)
The dust being kicked up by the 1540 gives an example of just how fast the Watermelon Express is moving through the small town of Leslie. Not only is this small town on the former SAL route home ... (more)
Here's an interesting consist we're about ready to leave Portage for Milwaukee with. The Soo Line as the Milwaukee was not the least bit troubled by putting anything on the headend to pull a train... (more)
Burlington’s CD, the Chicago-Denver fast freight, makes the swing at the west end of Denver’s 38th Street Yard, and soon will cross the South Platte River and head up the long grade to Rio Grande’... (more)
An aging GP40 swings her junk freight into Milwaukee, crossing the Menomonee River.
The Palouse River & Coulee City RR's weekly "Grain Train" strikes out across the Union Pacific's Palouse River bridge at Hooper Jct. Using trackage rights along UP's "Washy Line&qu... (more)
The Palouse River & Coulee City RR's weekly "Grain Train" arrives at the co-load elevator in Thornton, WA on the former UP "Pleasant Valley" branch in the Palouse country of Ea... (more)
Land o' Goshen! Tied down the the day in Goshen, California, is San Joaquin Valley Railroad GP40 440. This engine's heritage is evident by the old paint job, revealing it to be the former... (more)
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)