Time really does fly, it's hard to believe that this shot was taken 22 years ago to the day!
Heavy snowfall to the south caused delays for this Q272, which is running nearly 12 hours late at this point. Delays or not, it showed up at MP 102 at the correct time this morning as the sunrise ... (more)
The engineer of CNIC's Santa Train works power out of Gibson City, with the carbon build up in Illinois Central E9 101 wafting back along the train as it heads for its next stop in Melvin, Saturda... (more)
CP # 298 rolls down the main thru the small hamlet of Loretto with a rebuilt SOO SD60 trailing while a #603 empty oil train waits on the siding. The Minneapolis & Pacific RR laid tracks to Lorett... (more)
Looking down the engineer's side of UP 3985 hammering upgrade on the Harriman Line. "UP 3985: clear signal westbound--five three nine dot one, track 3..."
UP 3985 pours on the coal (yes, it was still coal-fired at the time) on a run-by coming down Sherman Hill toward Cheyenne. This was an all-day Cheyenne to Laramie R/T.
On the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Amtrak P42DC 42, painted to commemorate America's military veterans, leads train #573 as it departs the station in Anaheim, California. The ... (more)
Fireman George Hatcher is throwing the bituminous into the firebox of Clinchfield's "One Spot" on the last downgrade into Erwin. From here on in, however, it's all downhill. This was an all-day st... (more)
The Toys for Tots Train heads north over Harpursville Trestle in perhaps the only perfect sunlight that illuminated the train all day.
It's a clear winter day when Conrail's TV16 heads past the railfan gathering spot in Haworth NJ (sadly later treed in). This train was usually a mix of autoracks and piggybacks. I don't see any ra... (more)
Train 490 cuts thru the -10 degree F air after the seasons first snowfall.
Charging uphill in a downpour of rain, No. 23G rolls underneath the coaling dock at Vicker, Va., led by NS's Central of Georgia heritage locomotive, with a double-stack train en-route to Norfolk i... (more)
The CNJ leads a 414 coke train north to Detroit on a cold December day.
CN 2282 and CN 2526 lead an 122 car M309 west at Devona.
Thunder Junction, WY to Prince Rupert, BC coal loads have just taken the approach signal to Fitzwilliam on CN's Albreda Sub with CN/BNSF runthrough power.