When I lived on the west side of West Allis this was one of my favorite trains to chase. C&NW 569 ran from Butler Yard to Madison,WI. daily. The train always had neat power(older stuff). On this d... (more)
Due to mechanical problems the Grand Canyon Railway's GP7 work locomotive had to be used to power the Cataract Creek Rambler in place of the scheduled Alco.
One of the few GP7's the SOO had is parked at Portage next to some C&NW coal power. The Geep may have been protection for the switch job.
The rust buster for the 2013 Indiana Transportation Museum Fairtrain is well on its way through downtown Noblesville on a Thursday evening after just departing Hobbs Station.
The train will be... (more)
Boston & Maine GP7 #1567 was built February 1951
Conway Scenic's GP-7 #573 takes the Valley Train through Bartlett. Back in it's glory days, the 573 was the locomotive of choice for Maine Central's president E.Spencer Miller and his business tra... (more)
Salford shops on a beautiful Summer morning.
The sun has just risen above the horizon as Minnesota Southern's daily train to the Union Pacific interchange at Worthington rocks and rolls over the deteriorating and overgrown tracks through Mag... (more)
Eastbound Minnesota Southern train creeps through the small town of Adrian with four tank cars for the UP interchange.
Eastbound Minnesota Southern train creeps along the former Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Ry just east of Magnolia with four tank cars for the UP interchange at Worthington.
Minnesota Southern's Illinois Terminal-esque paint scheme shines in the morning sun as it crawls over a bridge just west of Adrian, Minnesota.
CNRY 55 takes a breather between runs at the depot in Lebanon while Old Glory flies over the town in the background.
On display at the John Street Roundhouse, with downtown Toronto in the background. A thanks to fellow contributor Cameron Applegath for letting me borrow his wide angle lens!
Prior to the opening of the Boonton equipment storage facility, the URHS had equipment stored at various locations around Northern New Jersey. One location was the former DL&W MU yard, just west o... (more)
A short four car train trundles across a trestle headed for interchange.