BNSF5888 lifts a Centailia, WA bound coal load over Skyline Trestle. The bridge is a favorite photo location for railfans visiting the pass. My favorite time to visit is at last light, like on th... (more)
H20 Runs hot into Donehower with a SD40-2 leading the way
The big celebrity is on the other end of the train, that is, UP3985, disguised as CRR 676. But the big celebrity couldn't get her centipede tender around the wye so a lowly freight unit gets the ... (more)
The colours of fall are starting to strut their stuff locally, and fiery scenes are kicking into high gear it's the middle of October and it is at it's peak, CN 5441 makes it's way down through th... (more)
A Boston-bound Amtrak train rolls across the Saugatuck River at Westport, Conn., making its way along the Northeast Corridor from Washington, D.C. The Saugatuck River bridge has a public walkway a... (more)
The rear helper units on CSXT 3016 East kick up fallen leaves going through a curve at Glenita. Natural Tunnel is just 300 yards behind, so the speed is picking back up after the 15 MPH restrictio... (more)
Harvey, VA---a.k.a. "Dip Crossing." The train is whining downgrade on dynamic brakes. There's no opposing train to meet at Jasper, so he'll be greeted with a clear block signal there.
Coming through Jones' Cut at Irondale, the engineer has to throttle back to about Run 4 until the first half of the train is over the sharp vertical curve in the cut. Otherwise, it's a made-to-ord... (more)
At "Fishertown"--the small community of homes originally occupied mostly by members of the Fisher family--the rear helper units are enveloped in a cloud of their own making---exhaust and... (more)
Ready for departure. Spokane, Portland & Seattle's massive Northern steams in the Portland Yard with a string of heavyweight coaches, looking for all the world like she's about to depart on... (more)
Former semaphores signaling in Empalme 2, near Diego de Almagro. There are very few semaphores of this type currently operating in Chilean railways. This is the railway junction from the north mai... (more)
With a nice looking set of similar power a southbound Electric Fuels unit train running on NS passes through the growing metropolis at the junction of US 23 and 58. I chased for hours.
By the advent of CSXT time was short for the 35s. A few got CSX but I didn't get many of the former Chessie units before they were gone.
Former CB&Q GP30 shuffles sister 2751 an ex-Southern GP30 and two GE's to the engine house.