Probably the most unusual lashup you are going to see on a main line in America today was this GP9/SW10/F59PHI combo on Metrolink's rail train. Dumping rail up and down the system, the train is se... (more)
Two Yellow Line trains pass over the Potomac River near downtown Washington DC on a perfect blue sky day.
Among the grandest of grand railroad stations in the USA is the one in our nation's capital, Washington Union Station.
An Amtrak Northeast Direct heads south while an Acela express heads north, passing each other at a combined speed of holy crap in Newark.
Power for an eastbound empty coal train heads through the Amtrak Emeryville station on a gorgeous weekday afternoon in the Bay Area.
Union Pacific stacks exercise their trackage rights over BNSF's San Bernardino Sub (having just come off the Cajon Sub).
A Seattle bound stack train is lead by some older power today as an AC4400CW takes the reins on a sunny day by Mormon Rocks.
A Whisp-Spud begins its decent into Cajon Pass from Summit on a warm summer day in one of railroading's more iconic spots.
A pair of John Deere colored Katy SD40-2s lead up some Union Pacific units at Glen Park Yard back in 1986.
An ancient replica of an even more ancient DeWitt Clinton sits to the left of a very real Lima Allegheny at the Henry Ford Musuem in Dearborn.
A grainer heads south on the Toledo Sub.
They're only new once. A pair of smell-the-paint fresh GEVOS lead a stacker over Vickers Junction.
The still abandoned Michigan Central Station in Detroit awaits yet another planned reuse.
At the time I caught this D&H U23B leading a Norfolk & Western train, I was actually disappointed as I'd driven so far and wanted to see Norfolk & Western. In the 37 years, my opinion has changed.
A couple bricks in the pit - two GE E44s await their next assignment in Meadows Yard in Kearny. This area was known as the pit and soil there was always black, but with poisonous looking rainbows ... (more)