As the sunny +13 degrees March weather comes, I am able to head down to Hilda for a few hours to watch some trains. In a short time, we get this train lined and we see it come around the bend as w... (more)
First E-Rail of the year struggles to regain 40 mph just south of Rockmont. This was basically a "free" shot, if you will. My other shots were planned and when I realized they were going slow enou... (more)
These three DPUs bringing up the rear of a Seward-bound coal drag have been mainly window dressing for the majority of the trip out of Anchorage as the line to this point is pretty much eastern No... (more)
SOO 2500A leads it's train of coal empties across Highway 61 as they roar back to Duluth to a waiting BNSF who will put them back in service hauling coal ASAP.
Six inches of fresh snow has every pine tree and boulder glistening in the bright Colorado sunshine on a perfect March morning. Down below an eastbound UP freight rounds a curve near Pinecliffe on... (more)
A pair of D9-40CWs fight the west slope under a heavy snowfall at Lilly, PA with a hot intermodal for the east coast.
Eastbound stacks under code blue conditions with a -24F air temp. On this day Essex recorded a record low of -35F and it was -40F just before dawn at this spot at the summit of Marias Pass.
Eastbound VIA Rail train #14 the 'Ocean' with MLW FPA-4 #6786 and FPB-4 #6860 in eastern New Brunswick.
ARR 4327 leads the charge of a southbound coal train on its way to Seward not long after the sun has peaked over the Chugach Mountains behind me. This is a seldom photographed view taken from a f... (more)
MRL 4301 starts shoving on a westbound coal train over Bozeman Pass as it departs Livingston. The thermostat on the car read -1 degF on that afternoon, quite a contrast from the 71 degF Texas I h... (more)
MRL 4306 leads a helper set downgrade and back to Livingston to get ready for the next shove up the hill.
A MRL helper set shoves a loaded coal drag over Bozeman Pass while an eastbound empty waits in the siding to proceed down the mountain to Livingston and beyond.
I am partial to blue schemes, and this is no exception. Seen in the company notch as the oft troubled DPU, former EMDX #1209, the first E-Rail of the year heads through Bear Creek on an AMAZING 57... (more)
During the Occupy Ridgefield Park event, Q268 made an appearance 2 towns up with a rare UP AC6000CW idling in the lead towards Bellmans and beyond!
Northbound manifest 16T heads through the snowy countryside at Arcadia.