After an incredibly successful day on the Pocahontas Division, I didn't think the weekend could get much better until a message came saying that this unit was set to lead the Gainesville, GA-Green... (more)
With 13,200 horsepower on the head end and another 12,800 on the rear U85 makes its way up the grade on the soon to be taken out of service former Virginian Railroad mainline crossing the curved t... (more)
Wisconsin Great Northern's pair of former GN F7As, recently acquired from the defunct Columbia Star dinner train operation and painted in Wabash colors, poses for photographers. Thanks to coordina... (more)
"Bringing Out a Line of Stacks" New York Container Terminal (NYCT) Rail CLCX 2058 drags a cut of double stacks to the nearby Arlington Yard for pick up by Shared Assests. MORE INFO ON TH... (more)
Double zebra cowls. CN's first four SD60F's (CN 5500-5503) are alternately known as SD50AF's and were numbered 9900-9903 from 1985 to 1988. They differ from the rest of the SD60F's by havin... (more)
Can you say looong? At 79" 6", it is hard to think of any locomotive longer. At least for me.
Big kudos to URHS for this magnificent restoration of one of the 16 extant GG-1's. This ... (more)
The three QCR locomotives about 3 weeks before being scrapped.
We're at Waukesha,WI. and we've just finished our lunch at the local Sentry store. Conductor Joe Bruckner and Brakeman Dave Thompson walk toward the rear unit while I snap a photo of our interesti... (more)
An old grain elevator, an MOW track cart, jointed rail with some spare sticks alongside. I imagine not much has changed since the Milwaukee Road bankruptcy other than the locomotive paint.
A smelly garbage train heads east along the mighty Columbia River George. A Dash-9 wearing the new BNSF scheme, over powers the sound of westward winds as fall approaches.
By the looks of this FL9, it won't be back on the rails anytime soon.
When one stops by the BNSF Galesburg Yard's "engine pit", it's always a treat, and today is no exception. Although for the most part there are BNSF and ex-BN locomotives seen, there are ... (more)
The only SDP40 to receive the "Whiteface" scheme, BN 6399 heads West with the "Beer Run" that is heading to the Coors brewery located in Golden. It is passing an old Rotary sno... (more)
A panned shot of Ex-LMS 2-6-0 No. 13065 on Sunday morning at Burrs on the East Lancashire Railway. This class of loco was nicknamed "Crab" because of the action of the valve gear from th... (more)
Waccamaw Coast Line southbound freight at Red Hill, SC || July 1993