As new gets ready to depart, old awaits it's turn to show that it still has some life left in the tank. BNSF 6328 pulls out of the Peoria Power Plant to head west for another load while BNSF 9916 ... (more)
Black numberboards. CN 529 with 32 cars is through Montreal West with an interesting leader. NS 8168 is just one of three Tier 3 compliant ES44AC's built for NS a couple of months ago (NS 8... (more)
Illuminating the darkness in golden light, a westbound Canadian National coal train enters the 591-foot tunnel at mile 33.4 on CN’s Foothills Subdivision just west of Robb, Alberta, on August 8, 2... (more)
Q276 is seen here doubling up his 9000 feet of autos out of the auto yard on the side south of Walbridge Yard. The train is entering the main at CP Turnpike. Interesting ex-C&O signals are lowered... (more)
An over 9000 foot auto train is seen here passing under the classic ex-C&O signals bridge between Fostoria and Rising Sun. This is train Q276 that runs daily from Toledo, OH, at Walbridge Yard, t... (more)
Having just met an eastbound Metrolink at Vincent Hill on the ex-SP Saugus Line, a detouring UP Los Angeles to Denver Z train racks up some rare mileage as it heads north toward Bakersfield and th... (more)
Forced off its regular route through Cajon Pass due to a massive wildfire, the Union Pacific's Los Angeles to Denver Z train gains some rare mileage as it detours through Soledad Canyon on Metroli... (more)
Union Pacific's Los Angeles to Denver Z train is gaining some rare mileage as it detours north over Metrolink's Valley Subdivision due to a massive wildfire in Cajon Pass. The train has just met d... (more)
Getting its wings: Painter (carman by trade) Gary Dunlap applies Union Pacific wings and logo to the nose of ES44AC No. 5401 at Jenks Shop at North Little Rock, Arkansas, on May 18, 2015.
The Nickel Plate Road heritage unit heads East over the Ashtabula trestle on the former NKP main line to Buffalo. Work is progressing below on reinforcement of the concrete trestle supports.
UP 2538 leads a load of Vestas turbine parts through the south end of the North yard, while two loaded coal trains wait in the backgorund. The UP main line runs adjacent to the BNSF's intermodal ... (more)
With an unusually large cut of hoppers up front, a West Colton to Roseville train passes through Palmdale Junction on its way north through the state it will traverse for its entire run.
CN Q112 notches it up after Q193 tucks itself into the siding for a good meet.
A UP stack train utilizing trackage rights over the BNSF Transcon passes under the Santa Fe era searchlight signals at Edelstein Illinois.
UP 7977 (ES44AC) waits for a train to be assembled in the North Yard.