While working as agent/operator at Minturn I must have been combining job and railfanning on a splendid October day as a coal train arrives to pick up half a dozen or more helpers for a boost over... (more)
You're Going the Wrong Way!: GP40-2 #4302 is running light and long hood forward through Princeton Junction on Track 4. Note that this means it is running east towards New Brunswick on a t... (more)
Every one of the nine EMDs on this eastbound SP coal drag--including the four here on the rear--are screaming in notch 8 to lift 10,000 tons up the steep grade at the east end of Cliff. The coal i... (more)
Having just gone through the interlocking at Carroll, W054-27, with a Balfour-Beaty under cutter in tow, approaches the Bush St grade crossing, eastbound on track 2 of the Baltimore Terminal Subdi... (more)
At dusk, Rio Grande GP40-2 No. 3090 idles in the company of other EMDs. Here she'll be fueled and sanded.
The daily week-night Millville-Camden freight transfer passes under the twin steel girder bridges that carry NJ State Route 55 above. The driveway beside the track leads to local stone supplier EP... (more)
Before departing Hayden, Arizona, for a trip to the Asarco’s Ray copper mine, the conductor of Copper Basin Railway’s OT-1 makes a roll-by inspection of the train on April 20, 2017.
Having just knocked down the signal at West Van Bibber, W054-27, with a Balfour-Beaty under cutter in tow, is east on the single main, with a very nice standard cab EMD leader.
NS H02 coupling up to its cars at Borealis Compounds LLC in Port Murray.
NS H02 "in the hole" at Denville picking up cars it set off earlier in the day.
The Friday New Smyrna Beach to Jax forwarded by 905 freight. Sometimes this move has an odd lashup as like today due to power being brought up from the shops.
NS H02 passes by the "work zone" of the bridge in Boonton. If you look closely, you'll see the conductor in charge of the work zone sitting on the other side of the bridge. During the wo... (more)
FEC 905 heads away from tropical thunderstorms, bound for Jacksonville after a hard days work. 422 wears the Retro Blue scheme being applied to 4 axle EMD's
NS H02 heading east through Mountain Lakes Train Station bound for the Pompton and Totowa Industrial Tracks.