The daily Waterloo to Kirk Yard freight train is working down grade into Center Grove. The CN snakes its way down from Peosta into the Mississippi River Valley at Dubuque. Here the train crosses t... (more)
An NS haulage grain train on the IAIS from Des Moines to Peoria passes over a small creek west of Annawan. The NS has been using IAIS access to Des Moines to handle these trains for several years... (more)
A friend and myself ventured out the morning of February 3rd, 2017 with the goal of catching the once a week Loyall to Eastman coal train on the ex L&N Cumberland Valley. After arriving at Hagans ... (more)
M338 is departing Dubuque bound for Hawthorne. The train is crossing the Mississippi River and into Illinois. The train also crosses the BNSF Aurora Sub, then goes into a short tunnel, before comi... (more)
Beneath Dayton’s Bluff, a westbound freight picks its way through Hoffman Avenue in St. Paul, Minnesota, on the afternoon of March 22, 1986. Two Milwaukee Road GP20s lead the train, and were not t... (more)
Former Toronto unit now enjoying its golden years in sunny SoCal
The former Baltimore and Ohio Valley Line, from Harpers Ferry to Strasburg passes along the floor of the Shenandoah. In Charles Town the line crosses the former Norfolk and Western at grade and is... (more)
The owner and president of Dakota Southern Railway, Alex Huff (right) and one of his employees, pause a moment alongside Dakota Southern EMD SD9 No. 506 wearing a special scheme to celebrate the t... (more)
An eastbound Santa Fe intermodal kicks it into high gear along Route 66 between Bagdad and Amboy, California, in the Mojave Desert along Santa Fe’s Needles Subdivision. A pair each of GE B40-8Ws a... (more)
Metra EMD F40PH locomotives and their commuter trains wait out another weekend at Joliet, Illinois, on September 2, 1990.
Painted in CN's North America scheme, CN SD60F 5537 leads train Q193 towards Jasper.
The one thing that always captures my interest about Chicago is the complete maze of tracks you'll find there - here a Metra train weaves its way through said maze, and past the 16th Street Tower.
A trackage rights UP train races along the BNSF Transcon Main outside of Ethel in northern Missouri. The train is about to pass thru West Ethel, and is about 100 miles from the next crew change at... (more)
GTW SD40-3 5947 trundles away from Henry House heading towards Entrance to grab a ballast train for the undercutter.
Engineer D.S. on the CN 2417 eases UP train MCHPB slowly back into Villa Grove yard to make a setout/pickup.