After working a couple industries pickup and setout style, A&M Train MNTN, the Monett Turn, marches through Butterfield with a shiny, but still beat up pair of ACe's for power. The ACe's were all... (more)
Perhaps the first made from scratch SD70ACe is A&M 70. All of the hood doors were fabricated, the pilot sheet is new, but the inverter cabinet panels are coming from EMD. The trucks are just sho... (more)
Retro belles on KCS Train H-KCSH-11 pass genuine freight belle and caboose on display at the Decatur Depot. The sand is flying again as the power lays into more undulating terrain.
Slowing to meet a coal empty at Noel, KCS Train H-KCSH-11 passes the depot which I hadn't visited since late 2009. Had it really been over 5 years since I've been down here!? (Haven't really bee... (more)
The ever popular Indian Creek Bridge was our next target for KCS Train H-KCSH-11 as it passes through Ginger Blue.
Locomotives: KCS 4031, KCS 4851, KCS 3999
Ginger Blue, M... (more)
At the start of a great chase, KCS Train H-KCSH-11 passes the site of Joplin Union Depot on the KCS Heavener Sub.
Between the all Belle consist (the rear unit being one quarter of the former... (more)
A pair of clean, new, but frozen SD70AH's bring UP Train ARLNSR 31 through St. Louis Avenue on the UP KC Metro Sub. before climbing up The Gooseneck, bound for NS Avondale Yard in North Kansas Cit... (more)
UP 3014, an SD70ACe-T4, on its first revenue run leads the MWCRV through fog and light rain only to reach the top of Cajon Pass in a burst of sun!
A local Conrail crew brings a set of light power (plus a cover car) south to run around the wye at Port Reading. The rails at this private crossing are still covered with snow on this quiet morni... (more)
NS "Virginian" Heritage units leads empty autoracks from Ayer, MA as they head west over the Pan Am Southern Mainline
A Union Pacific SD70ACe leads eastbound coal train 744 into downtown Black Mountain.
A Pisgah to Hobart baretable train brings empty spine cars upgrade into Victorville.
One thing I've always loved about trains are DPU's. The rumble and the roar, from the opposite end of the train...
UP 8334 leading the West Colton, CA to Fort Worth, TX manifest curving through Cienega Creek