CN 5347 and 5318 idle in the snow at Hope, BC as a February blizzard shuts down Highway 1 and slows down both CN and CP. The only moving train on CN spotted this day was a work train.
With 16 loads of logs from Ashland, the local runs south into the winter morning sun along the Bad River in northern Wisconsin.
Keep left of Fence: Brush Tunnel Westbound. It's a small sign, but a serious warning. The 914 ft. long Brush Tunnel is the one place on the Great Allegheny Passage Rail Trail where the tr... (more)
WSOR Jordan Spreader train is west bound from Waukesha to Janesville at Eagle, WI
Fresh snow clings to the trees and surrounding scenery as the quiet, peacefull Taylorsville Metropark at Vandalia, OH is broken by 2 GE traction motors. Behind CSXT 3035 is a string of coal for, p... (more)
RRPX 41 and 43 lead Western New York and Pennsylvania
Hornell Turn nearing Hornell
It's a cold North Dakota morning as an empty coal train from Ardoch, ND, accelerates southward past the elevator at Merrifield.
Electro-Motive: The Next Generation of Progress...
They say the weather in Colorado can change within five minutes, and that is absolutely true. While chasing the "Demos" up the hill, gaining almost 3,500 - 4,000ft in elevation, it was a... (more)
One last ride. Western Maryland Consolidation #734 rides the Frostburg Turntable as the engine is turned during a Lerro Productions Freight Charter in February of 2016. The locomotive per... (more)
Frostburg Local. A short Western Maryland Freight winds its way around the contours of Piney Mountain, through a location known as "Lap" on its morning run from Cumberland to Fros... (more)
It's actually just before 6 AM and patrons begin to set up for a runby at the Port Clinton yard. Meanwhile - over by the roundhouse, the crew throttles #425 for a positioni... (more)
B&M 300, built 12/1977, is on train and ready to depart the Mechanicville Yard. This unit ended up on the Ontario Northland as ON2201 in 2005.
T'was the Night before Charter
While many patrons of an upcoming Lerro Productions charter were relaxing late at night in their rooms, things were a stir at the roundhouse in Port Clinton... (more)
BICB(Blue Island to Council Bluffs) led by 513 with 516 trailing crosses Nebraska Street in Bureau Junction. This is the junction of the E-W main with the branch to Peoria, IL.