A couple GP38's on a 75 car autorack train was something common but always appreciated growing up on the Grand Trunk Western in Michigan. Unheard of these days, a Crewe, VA to Lincoln, AL autorac... (more)
For a couple of weeks in August 2013, there were as many as 11 forest and grass fires burning in the state of Utah, transforming the typically deep azure blue skies to a smoky brown. Gold hued lig... (more)
Utah Railway's RUT311 local ducks in the clear off Main 3 at Becks while UP's ACYRO awaits a signal to depart for Roper Yard. CP North Salt Lake and CP Becks on Main 3 feature the last active sear... (more)
Southbound CA turn passes through the massive grain facility in Edinburgh.
One of the new arrivals commands a southbound Columbus to Avon turn past a Pennsy era semaphore in southern Indianapolis.
This UP transfer passes litterally above the rooftops of buildings on 1rst street as it brings cars to Lesperance street yard.
The 724 is on the pit. Photo taken on rr property with permission.
The Columbus to Jeffersonville turn runs the streets of Seymour and will hammer the B&O daimonds a few feet ahead.
Got three trains for the price of one on August 9, 2013: UP's YSC25R switcher meets a Utah Railway RUT312 local at 6th North Street in Salt Lake City. Meanwhile, a UTA FrontRunner commute departs ... (more)
Never got the story on a few ex-UP geeps that arrived at KCS Dallas yard. I noticed they had 2-3 of them for a short time.
Utah Railway's RUT311 local squeals through Grant Tower with 14 cars for Midvale Yard.
Utah Railway's RUT311 local departs Salt Lake City for the Holly Refining Co. in Woods Cross. A bit of history: the UTAH 2001 is ex-Rio Grande GP35 No. 3032 and the track is a segment of the forme... (more)
C46 Pulling out on the Latrobe Industrial track
723 is one of just a handful of classic geeps customized for NEC MOW service with a notched fuel tank and low profile roof that includes recessed cooling fans.
It's rather rare to see an old GM builders plate in such good condition still in service these days.