The pushers on NS 8704 East hammer through the turnout to the Clinch Valley District at Bluefield, VA (not West Virginia---that's still a bit further up the grade) on a rainy and gloomy spring day... (more)
Four elephant-style GE C30-7s pull a Santa Fe piggyback westbound over Media Trestle east of Media, Illinois, on the warm spring day of May 31, 1986. The lead and trailing locomotives are brightly... (more)
Probably the railfan event of the last century, at least here, was UP 3985's visit to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Clinchfield "Santa Train" disguised as CRR 676. Unfortunately the wye... (more)
A BN GE leads train 228 out of Northtown while a couple of SD9s sit between assignments and a Soo Line train rolls overhead.
The fog is pea soup-thick as an eastbound coal train slowly descends the East River grade through the reverse curves at Ingleside, WV. A combination of dynamic braking and good ol' Westinghouse ai... (more)
Southbound U66 headed by PRSX C30-7 #8410 departing Canguera.
Crew change at Canguera, Km 76. Northound empty U55 headed by PRSX C30-7 and the southbound U68 with SD70ACe, standing by.
This GE puts on a nice smoke show as it departs Livingston for the assault on Bozeman Pass.
CSX has painted up a C30-7 for Marshall University #1837 and is now on Display at the CSX Dispatcher Offices in Huntington, WV
CR 6571 crosses the Central Vermont as it glides by Palmer Union Station. The station looked rough then, but has since been restored and turned into a restaurant.
MMA's Montral-Millinocket train #2 rests in Farnham, PQ over the Christmas holidays behind a quartet of GE C30-7s.
A quartet of GE C30-7's leads this train eastwards over the ex-CP Eastman trestle on a gorgeous fall day in 2010. Power is MMA 5023, MMA 5017, MMA 3609 & MMA 3000. For more train photos, check out... (more)
FCCA's 1001 is making its way down from the pass (still at about 4500 m).
This FCCA train has just left the switchbacks of Casapalca and is now headed for Chinchan.
In addition to the pain in the head (due to the altitude if you didn't have time to acclim... (more)