Yard engines UP 3203 and UP 3150 are ready to start work for the day.
My first shots of an Illinois Central locomotive as it come out of the tunnel leading a CN train with mixed power.
IC 6004 waits for a signal
Air Products dimensional extra 052 heads east through Bethlehem with its usual caboose bringing up the rear.
IC 6059 and 6070 pass MP 233 west of Manchester. Rumor circulating is that when CN gets their new power towards the end 2007 the IC 6000's maybe on the retirement list? So pure black consists like... (more)
M337 works hard pulling their 123 cars out of Manchester. Manchester is pretty full place today with cars for Dubuque and Cedar Rapids in the siding and the south siding. A Cedar Rapids local and ... (more)
Coal drag with Conrail blue leader comes off the mountain and passes the still-manned Alto Tower.
UP 3530 is at one end of a string of power sitting at Watsonville Junction on a Saturday afternoon.
Originally numbered 8098 when delivered to UP in 1979 as a high speed (80 mph) SD40-2 with 88" hood this unit was renumbered in 1981 to 3607. Became a SD40-2R in 1999 and a remote controlled locom... (more)
The conductor use his light to signal that the loco set is ready to shove back.
This is a North Las Vegas local, tied down for the moment before begining work later in the day.
CN 411, the IC 6003 North crosses the CP diamond at Duplinville. Sanders on the 2nd unit are really "dumping"!
The conductor aboard CN 480 has the "Air Conditioning" on with the temps near 90 degrees as they prepare to pickup intermodal cars dropped off earlier in the morning by train 148.
This UP train coasts around the curve and downhill coming through St. Paul. Even though it doesn't look like it, the grade through here is quite steep and engineers needs to be rated high enough t... (more)