MILW 136 and a sister SD40-2 serve as helper units stationed at Kittitas, Wash. in August 1978. they help handle trains east over the Saddle Mountains to Beverly and west again. The westbound grad... (more)
Purchased by short line holding company Genesee and Wyoming in 2008. The MMID underwent big changes in 2014. Of the 7 GP38-3s, only 2 remain, with 4 SD40-2s painted ... (more)
CNW train 408 headed up by class SD40-2 No. 6801 holds at Altoona Jct., the end of double track through the Eau Claire-Altoona, Wis. terminal area. After meeting a westbound freight, 408 will cont... (more)
After one of the P42DCs suffered mechanical failure at ABQ, BNSF provided a rescue unit in the form of an SD40-2. The unit lead the Southwest Chief all the way to Chicago.
On an unusually humid night, CSX Q698 eases into the curve at WD Cabin, eastbound on CSX's Big Sandy Subdivision with a leased SD40-2 in the lead. The nocturnal run adjacent to the Big Sandy River... (more)
A lot has changed here in Asheville yard. In the last few days, Blue Ridge Southern has changed all of their train symbols, what used to be T31 is now BLU 01. In the last few months, the historic ... (more)
Q200-29 finally heads through Fostoria behind a pair of leased CEFX SD40-2s. They'll turn north towards Toledo shortly.
CEFX SD40-2s 3119 and 3175 hold west of Godsend with Walbridge bound Q200-29, waiting for traffic to clear ahead in the busy town of Fostoria.
Just after 4:00 AM, rail train 913 and its lone locomotive sits tied down on track 2 between the Chicopee and Midland on a chilly winter morning. This former Southern Railway high hood SD40-2 was ... (more)
In 2012 lease units started to make more regular appearances on CSX trains throughout the system, one of these units happened to be an ex-Southern Pacific unit which still wore its original SP pai... (more)
As storm clouds brew above the San Francisco Peaks, a 94 car Santa Fe intermodal navigates a sweeping curve near Darling, Arizona on Sept. 30, 1994.
Passing the infamous "Pulpit Rock" the PNEX-16 pulls an empty Crude Oil train through Pulpit Rock Siding and into Port Clinton proper. Railroad photography off of this bridge has been a ... (more)
With a fresh recrew out of Russell, eastbound manifest Q698-15 heads south on the Big Sandy Subdivision, passing the northbound C&O era mast signal at WD Cabin just south of Catlettsburg.
A CSX grain train heads south on the KD subdivision at Williamsburg, KY.
An empty Crude Oil train fights upgrade at East Mahanoy Junction onto the M&S Branch. A late morning Port Clinton Extra crew picked this train up at North Reading Yard and is moving it north for t... (more)