A re-crewed MLIEW 19 departs the south siding at West Echo, following the Sunset Limited. A dogged MLIEWX 18 is in the north siding at it will be some time before it moves. Such is norm on UP an... (more)
Union Pacific still dates the Sunset Limited as if it was originating in Florida, however Amtrak #1 of the 20th is just entering Texas, being delayed by MOW and having to hand throw the switch at ... (more)
According to a friend, the southward absolute signals at Frenchmen Street are the last Southern riveted steel cantilever signal west of Birmingham and I believe it. Running as AV01 on NS, BNSF cr... (more)
QLIGNC 18 is stretched out over the magnificent Huey P. Long Bridge. Running with yard crew YAV26 19, this is the third Livonia, LA to CSX Gentilly Yard manifest of the day. Due to CSX no longer... (more)
The Crescent exits the New Orleans Terminal Back Belt Line and takes the wye onto the N.O.&N.E. District to Meridian, MS.
A New Orleans Public Belt job passes through one of the flood walls lining the "Industrial Canal" on the east side of town.
Luck was with me on the first morning of my Thanksgiving Vacation. The mostly cloudy weather forecast was completely wrong and New Orleans-Linwood 172 was the first of two NS trains fleeted out o... (more)
My first photograph in exactly a month, everything came together on this opportunity. The 7337 was trailing out of Sheffield, but the lead unit was removed at Chattanooga and when I checked on th... (more)
The Hugo Job passes Kasota Ponds on it's way north. 316 is one of only two operating RS-27s, both on the Commercial... not looking much different from it's birth, as GB&W 316.
This is as scenic as it gets in Dilworth, MN; where an empty train of system coal hoppers is pulling down to change crews, while passing intermodal Q SPOCHC1 11 speeding away with a fresh crew.
900 horsepower is enough to switch out 4 empty cement hoppers from the Rail to Road Transload north of Sioux Falls, SD.
RRVW train BRHA10, the Hankinson Turn, diverges off the BNSF Morris Subdivision. Utilizing BNSF trackage rights, it will serve customers on the CP all the way to Hankinson, ND.
An all EMD Northtown to Grand Forks manifest was a nice way to end our day. SD40-2, SD40-2, GP38-2 (with a reddish-orange patch to the conductor's side cab), SD40-2, SD40-2, MP15DC!
The old Northern Pacific paint scheme used by the St. Croix Valley goes very well with fall colors. They did a phenomenal job with the scheme on these locomotives.
A Casselton, ND to Interbay, WA grainer crosses the Sheyenne River on a beautiful fall day. We didn't see anymore westbounds the entire afternoon, so this would end up being the last train I phot... (more)