It is the CTC Board Day in North America as CP 5727 rolls through the scenic mountains in British Columbia.
NS SD40-2 3547, leads local train D32 towards Bloomington, Illinois.
Four different paints schemes can be seen as Ferromex 5723, CP 5723 and Ferromex 4619 sit by the west end yard office in Tucson. Notice the happy face, sad face and cross that someone added to the... (more)
EMD visitors from the Midwest parked along Jersey's chemical coast.
Norfolk Southern H87 switches Anchor Glass Container with sand for Sam Adams bottles in afternoon sun and high temperature. Locomotives: NS 3283 and NS 3474
A CSX yard job shoves a cut of cars back from the north end of the hump bowl so that the hump job can pick them up for sorting. Meanwhile, a reefer gets some quick repairs done on a RIP track. more)
A colorful consist led by CSX 8139 prepares to depart from the Tucson yard. Photo taken with permission.
HLCX 6226 is a sample of the many different lease units I saw pass through the Tucson yard. Photo taken with permission.
NS 6103 is running long hood forward, minus ditch lights, as an eastbound hopper car train waits in the former Nickel Plate Road (Chicago-Fort Wayne line) passing siding, adjacent the yard at West... (more)
Unknown northbound local entering Norris Yard in Irondale, Al.
Four different paint schemes, CEFX 3163, CSX 8210, HLCX 6077, and in the distance a Central Oregon & Pacific in the Tucson yard, two days before Christmas. Photo taken with permission.
The daily HUTR manifest cruises east into the morning sun at Arlington, SD. They'll stop to set out cars for the ethanol plant at Aurora and soybean plant Volga at the small yard at Aurora. They'... (more)
NS 3394 leads a 36 car 19G under the PRR signals at Tipton. A Classic Scene.
After a westbound has passed, UP 3463 comes out of the siding at Chase and heads up the hill towards the summit on Cima Hill.