Mixed freight with a clean six pack traveling east on the UP Portland Sub.
Taurus 183 004 waits with two coaches for The Allgäu-Express from Hof, which is until here pulled by a diesel locomotive, to bring thetrain to Munich.
A UP manifest curves into the early morning sun above Bealville at the site of old tunnel 6 that was delighted some years ago.
If this were 35 years ago, you might have found the 5247 at this same location wearing her Southern Tuxedo colors, leading one of the DT&I-Southern run-through trains that used this line on tracka... (more)
Tehachapi's greatest show on rails slowly weaves its way in and out of the curves in Allard on a spring afternoon. A passing storm system begins to clear as this UP QRVWC manifest battles up the h... (more)
A "light engine" with 9 narrow gauge steam locomotives on the way back "Mont Blanc Hill" - St Valery.
Obvious HeritageMKMX SD45 5373 and Santa Fe SD40-2 5052 switch out some cars in Fullerton, California, on December 1st, 1997. The Morrison-Knudsen engine was built as ATSF 5621, an... (more)
NS 189 departs a barren Bluefield Yard with the classy Nickel Plate heritage locomotive on the point. Once a bustling coal hub, the yard plays host to a few cuts of stored cars and three helper lo... (more)
A R.J. Corman crew runs a freshly loaded train down to the junction for CSX pick up later on.
Super "C" accelerates through Joliet.
As a little trivia, when I was hanging around near the end of Joliet Union Station as a passenger station(2014) I spent several nice evenings ta... (more)
An appropriate flower combination (Texas Bluebonnets and Indian Paint Brush) greet the Phase I Amtrak heritage unit on a beautiful spring evening.
A game of 52-car pickup.
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Westbound empty oil train.