Southbound loaded X94 departing Canguera with four units working hard as helpers. The brand new AC4400 with less than a month is not enought to handle the 8000 ton train through the hills, so, the... (more)
UP's HKYR heads west up Erda Hill with 32 cars for Yermo.
New Hope & Ivyland #7087 brings a charter back into town.
With nine blue and yellow engines on the point, a westbound Santa Fe freight tackles the Crookton Cutoff on the Seligman Subdivision.
Maneuvers being made at Joaquim Murtinho Yard over a nice spring morning.
This is the same type of crude oil train that derailed and exploded at Lac-Megantic in July 2013. How long before these tired workhorses are withdrawn from service. Meanwhile, I'm enjoying the smo... (more)
Sunset at Guaiana yard, and the northbound FCA U59 headed by PRSX C30-7 #8409 standing by.
The engineer opens the throttle of the former C30-7 #8405 refurbished by Progress Rail Services, to handle the grade between the yards of Acrisio and Catarina, at region of Mairink.
The 4:00 p.m. train for Lahaska is almost ready to depart from the former Reading Company New Hope depot. Power for the train is a long hood first C30-7. The 3000 horsepower is more than enough po... (more)
A well worn GE C30-7 leads an export coal train west out of Provo Yard on March 7, 1993. The UP 2482 is from a roster of 140 units the Union Pacific acquired between July 1977 and Oct. 1980. The 2... (more)
Southbound FCA U76 with lease C30-7 from Progress Rail Services arriving at Guaiana yard.
MMA freight train headed west crossing Ships Pond Stream on Onawa Trestle. From Brownville bound for Montreal carrying a few freight and many empty oil cans. Photographer: Tim Smith
ATSF 8010,5922,5666 head east with a short 17 car train near Fort Madison.
Three C30-7s and a six axle EMD power a loaded coal train through Pineville. For the leased power, its a long way from the Kentucky coal mines to the California sun.
Having just departed Farnham, a Montreal Maine & Atlantic crude oil train charges eastward at Brookport.