Got a heads up from Tlout that E949 was going by his place on the north side of Holland. With lots of snow the day before and a gorgeous sunny day, had to head trackside during lunch to nab a "we... (more)
One degree above zero at 23:16 as the inbound and outbound crews trade out with Union Pacific Heritage locomotive CNW 1995 outside the Bloomington, Illinois yard office . Steve Smedley photo
A loaded rail train running from Roanoke, VA to the rail facility at Atlanta's Inman Yard cruises through downtown Norcross with NS' Central Railroad of New Jersey heritage unit as the lone motor.... (more)
B is for Birthday...and BNSF. Today I turn 20, and what better a gift than a 710 lead by sole BNSF. Here the tanker revs past the east entrance to MacMillan Yard with 9255, 6031, 4462. Here's to t... (more)
H76 the Portland Job ran up to the interchange on the 28th of December with the NYC Heritage Unit leading the way. The train is seen here pulling down off the Portland wye and onto the former DL&... (more)
A pretty much new BNSF 9048 leads an empty SLC train north through Old Monroe Missouri on BNSF's Hannibal Sub/K-Line. BNSF 9048 is probably on it's second or third run of the 50 unit order of SD7... (more)
CN U710, behind three BNSF units, snakes it's way through Hamilton West with 98 crude oil loads and one buffer car.
Looking like an old D&H PB99 with Erie Lackawanna run through power, the NS Lackawanna heritage unit rolls thru the S curve at the old cement plant. CP 939 is NS 205, carrying stacks out of Mechan... (more)
An SD70ACe leads a westbound IDULB stack around the Betram area of the Salton Sea on a pleasant winter evening.
A UP SD70ACe guides this Intermodal train through the twists and turns of San Timeteo Canyon.
After hearing that H76 was heading to Portland with the New York Central & me having no plans I made the quick half hour drive over to Slateford Yard for my 1st time to see this interesting local ... (more)
NS SD70ACe #1074--the Lackawanna heritage unit--leads Train 939 across Harpursville Trestle, as viewed from the north side of the bridge.
One of the several BNSF/NS Plant Scherer coal trains to traverse CSX's Chattanooga Subdivision is seen here, preparing to make its trek up Raccoon Mountain.
The Lackawanna heritage unit leads 205 west through Toledo past the former NYC station still served by Amtrak.