The topic of backwoods shortline railroading finds the GNRR Tate Local with it's three empties behind GP20 316 and three loads on the bottom in Marble Hill. The crew prepares for a shove before sp... (more)
Bellying Up to the BarEven on a cool, misty Maine morning, Wiscasset; Waterville & Farmington #9 is a thirsty beast. Prior to the first passenger run of the day, steam swirls aroun... (more)
Lighting by Kevin BurkholderThe power for Pan Am Railways train BF-1 sat in White River Junction, Vermont, for several days following the town's 2016 - 24th Annual - Glory Days of t... (more)
CNW 6890 brings the first cut of steaming taconite pellets to Empire Junction in Negaunee, MI in October of 1988. The ore came from the Empire Mine, which has recently closed.
CNW 4194 crosses the Milwaukee River bridge with a short train in November of 1995. This bridge is no longer used and was once the route of the famed "400" fleet.
A dirty DRGW 5381 leads 4 other units on a coal train on the Joint Line near Colorado Springs in June of 1989.
The Morristown & Erie Railway has purchased three Norfolk Southern MP15 locomotives. The NS 2378 is the last of the MP15s to arrive on Morristown & Erie property.
G521 with 9342 up quarry freight from Kilmore East to Brooklyn drifts downgrade towards Albion Junction.
The Canadian hits the rails out of Winnipeg on the first day of fall, still pulling a full summer consist of 23 cars.
A KCS Belle unit leads an eastbound autorack train through West Newton.
A trio of light EMD engines pull the previous days A703 train (Cartersville to Atlanta freight) over the fill at Emerson, GA, as they return the train back to the yard in Cartersville.
A snoot nosed KCS SD40-2 leads three other KCS units south through Notasulga on the old Western Railway of Alabama. Consists like this one were not the norm around these parts and I've always been... (more)
The NS 1066 "New York Central" leads the NS 54W south on the Vine at Starkey, leaving a cloud of corn dust behind.
UP's West Colton, CA - North Platte, NE manifest claws up the main at Canyon, tackling the stiff grade over Cajon Pass.
FEC 226 big champ, little champ on this beautiful morning in St. Augustine.