While pulling out of the Smart Paper mill on a wet winter day, we connected at the crossing with the blue car shown here. A slow speed impact, but not a good feeling. Driver wasn't injured, but I'... (more)
Unit is ex-PRR 9169
Weather in Minneapolis is still pretty wintery as a CNW crew handles some switching with a vintage NW2 switch engine of Minneapolis & St. Louis origin. CNW had an NW1 and a couple TR2 sets, but NW... (more)
...or should I say NREX 8814? Can't see any visible reporting mark for that....but we all know it likely doesn't matter, it'll be here for a long, long time....can say that most of what ends up h... (more)
BN 474, a vintage NW2 is parked at Stacy St. Yard with celebrity caboose, BN 11444. This one of a kind caboose was built by Great Northern at St. Cloud, MN shops as a prototype that led to their X... (more)
Looking for that perfect fixer-upper switcher? Look no further than Retsof, New York, where the former Philadelphia Bethlehem & New England NW2 #21 now resides as a burned out hulk of its former ... (more)
MKT EMD NW2 No.7 at Denison, Texas.
Yard power wait at engine track
Old and Weary is a good description. Yhis Susquehanna NW2 was on the OOS line within the year.
Osborn Interlocking in Hammond is where the Indiana Harbor Belt's Kankakee Line crosses the former Nickel Plate Chicago to Fort Wayne mainline. Just west of the interlocking, Osborn Yard is a sma... (more)
The Boston & Maine painted GP38-2 200 in a bicentennial scheme as seen in an RP photo by ... (more)
WP NW2 No. 608 sits on the turntable tracks next to Tidewater Southern Alco RS1 No. 746. No. 608 is now on display in restored paint at the Portola Railroad Museum.
Hallett Dock's former N&W NW-2 positions cars of bentonite clay for unloading at their number 5 dock in Duluth. Piles of limestone are on the right.
Independent Locomotive Service uses the elevator siding in Middle River to store a unique variety of reserve locomotives including: ILSX 922 (ex-LT 1015), ILSX 320 (ex-SOO 320), ILSX 9565 (ex-ABE... (more)
NW2 No. 459 idles not far from downtown Seattle.