CSX Transportation's Queensgate Yard in Cincinnati, Ohio is one of four hump yards still active on the CSX system. The bowl of the hump seems to fill the entire valley in order to sort rail cars.
The control point at Maben on Norfolk Southern's Princeton-Deepwater District displays stop signals for trains coming off of Watco's Kanawha River Railroad. Here, Watco trains have trackage rights... (more)
At Union Pacific’s car shop in De Soto, Missouri, a welder repairs a freight car part in a fury of molten metal and flying sparks on the evening of September 28, 2011.
The property at Superior was still a tidy place in the autumn of 1967 on the onetime route of the Olympian Hiawatha.
Workers in Union Pacific’s De Soto, Missouri, car shop break down a freight car truck to individual components for rebuilding on September 29, 2011. Here they are removing the springs before separ... (more)
The NP depot at the lonely outpost of Bonner looks sharp to passing patrons on NP passenger trains.
From onboard Pennsy's train #90, The South Wind, we get a highball from the rear brakeman aboard a NYC freight waiting in the hole. Burr Siding was south of Lebanon on PRR's I&F, and was improved ... (more)
Christmas Time At McAdam The railway station at McAdam, New Brunswick, is lit up for Christmas. It's quite a sight to see. All that was missing was some snow.
You can buy tickets and wait for your Metra commuter train bound for Chicago, inside the Aurora Transportation Center and at Aurora, Illinois, as seen on November 10, 2017. The ATC is located in ... (more)
The sun has set on AT&O... In more ways than one sadly.
This critter sat at the Deer Lodge engine facility. Looks like a Joe is getting ready over at the next stall, just another day for the laborer.
Rolling by with 10-year old NP 298 pulling general manifest through the NP yard limits, wooden caboose #1367 brings up the markers.
A western diamondback rattlesnake has awakened from a nap while warming itself along a rail of the Copper Basin Railway main line near Tunnel 3 at Riverside, Arizona, on the afternoon of March 18,... (more)
NS 83J with 110 loads has a stop signal just west of Flat Top yard, leaving the train stopped on the main line waiting to do a hill start once the main is clear again.
Cedar Rapids has the markers on the Morning Hiawatha as it stops at the Dells, the bulk of the train sitting on the impressive steel bridge over the Wisconsin River. Summer 1967