2 fresh looking GE's lead a hot 19 car special over the Tehachapi Mountains as it nears Tunnel 2.
A 19 car UP special races along the Mojave Sub just south of Fleta on a beautiful afternoon.
A POWER SHORTAGE TAKING IT'S TOLL A shortage of power all across the nation is beginning to take its toll on the Piedmont Division. Atlanta based 204, which is supposed to have three locomo... (more)
After meeting 313 at Ferland, an Extra Section of 318 passes over the Little Jackfish River bridge, 799' long.
An F59PHI and genset switcher sit outside the shop at night.
The snow is done falling and the sun has come out, so with a couple of westbounds showing on ATCS, I trudged out of the office and headed for home via the tracks. I had no clue what was coming, a... (more)
The mail and the railroad: two things that keep moving no matter what the weather. A westbound CP train heads through town on a windy and snowy day and past a local's mailbox.
Snow has been pretty scarce around here this winter, but the flakes are flying in early March as the H55 wayfreight rolls into Brooten from the west to do some work. Two former Soo Line GP38-2s l... (more)
Foreign power is definitely more common along here than it used to be, mostly thanks to oil trains like this one. Here, a standard cab Dash 9 and relatively new SD70ACe from Norfolk Southern hust... (more)
A CN Dash 9 leads another seemingly endless stack train through Fairlane, MN. *Note: Taken from the roadway.
As a trio of SD60's lead limestone loads out of Proctor, ore loads wait for permission into the yard.
SOO Line lives! A SOO SD60 and a CP GEVO are the power for ethanol train K418. The string of cars it brought are off getting unloaded while another ethanol train waits up the track.
It's a traffic jam at Proctor as a CN SD60F leads a southbound freight into the yard.