The sun has set in the western sky as a fast moving eastbound Z-Train led by Union Pacific ES44AH No. 8155 with a new North Platte crew races around the big curve at Archer Hill east of Cheyenne, ... (more)
UP 8444 (now 844) gets some TLC during its overnight layover at La Grande, OR. The train came east from Portland and in the morning will head back with a stop at the Pendleton Roundup. UP 844 is t... (more)
When it was initially painted in 2003 to honor the B&O anniversary, the original anniversary number on the banner was 175 since the B&O began construction in 1828. As another decade has gone by s... (more)
El Centro Hauler -A mixed merchandise train (aka the El Centro Hauler) with interchange cars brought up and out of Mexico by way of the Mexicali - Calexico Port of Entry, pulls off the El C... (more)
Meet at West Amboy - An eastbound manifest train passes a high speed pig train headed to Hobart Yard in Los Angeles.
Metra 196, normally assigned to the BNSF line, sits in Joliet after arriving with a outbound.
NS ECO 4711 sits in Manhattan with the local, awaiting a crew.
After a day of unloading crossties, a couple of EMDs cool off in the Roanoke siding on a cold night. Tomorrow will be another day with the same duties until all the ties have been removed.
The view out the back of the 10001 "Beech Grove" Amfleet Office Car as the 2016 Capital Region Toys for Tots train passes over Livingston Avenue Bridge after a full day of bringing toys,... (more)
AVR 1 returns east to Glenwood Yard crossing over the appropriately named Allegheny River as the Pittsburgh skyline casts a silhouette on the 33rd Street Railroad Bridge.
Old Train Replaces New Trains
The New Alstom Coradia Continental EMU's seems to have some problems at the Wheelsets. Only 9 of 29 Units are in Service, so MRB needed some help and the ... (more)
The Blue Hour has arrived as it begins to snow once again and the temperature continues to drop. Seen here, BNSF ET44C4 No. 3997 leads the daily hot Alliance, Texas to Portland, Oregon Q-Train out... (more)
BNSF 7065 at Klondike - A eastbound stack train decends the east side of Ash Hill towards Amboy at the bottom of the Bristol Dry Lake basin.
Amboy lies roughly 20 miles and 1,200 feet ... (more)
Silhouette of an American Workhorse: On an undoubtedly chilly November night, a tried and true EMD SD40-2 is on the point of a NB train, waiting for a signal at ICG, just outside of Dupo. O... (more)