On June 28, 2014 CN 908 Herzog ballast train had engine problems at Gravenhurst. After a half day of messing around down there they finally set out the majority of the hoppers on the siding there ... (more)
After Sunset at Union station, with an Amtrak train departing
Looks like this former SP veteran has a new prime mover. Today it is resting in the quietness of the former Louisiana & Arkansas shops, now mostly unused buildings.
The spigot and the drain of the Transcon is a small highway overpass on the east side of Barstow, near the McDonalds. Here is why - three stacks, two westbound and one eastbound all moving apace a... (more)
NYSW 4050 on lease to the Indiana & Ohio Railway rests at McCullough Yard in Norwood, Ohio on December 24, 2007. Norfolk Southern recently purchased 4050 and her two sisters, so they will be retu... (more)
Remnants of snow fences can still be found along the line. These fences were designed to control the wind-created snowdrifts, keeping them away from the railroad, and not allowing them to drift ac... (more)
We're stopped westbound just west of the "four mile curve" (old Milwaukee Road geography) on what appears to be a manifest freight with coal for Madison or the Valley on the head end. Co... (more)
Now designated as an E8, cab unit 80L was rebuilt in 1953 from an E-1, and leads westbound Train 11, The Kansas Cityan, at Tecumseh, Kansas, headed for Topeka and on to Texas on Aug. 27, 1967. S... (more)
D&NE 29 steams down the main line on the PVH&M loop. Volunteers at Historic Prairie Village have spent the past three years making repairs to the 1944-built Lima 0-6-0, which last ran at the vill... (more)
Airplanes stay afloat! KCS 4817 and a BNSF GP39 lead a Boeing special over the 10th Subdivision. This train was the hottest train on the railroad after the major derailment on MRL's 4th Sub... (more)
Chicago Markham-Vancouver Robert's Bank train Q119 hustles towards Jasper behind CN ES44AC 2838 and ES44DC 2295 with 177 intermodal platforms in tow. Jasper Lake and the Miette Range provide the b... (more)
A moment of poor judgement in the yard at Montgomery means 713 is headed for some shop time.
Pacing the Rio Grande Zephyr along Highway 6, as the fireman peers into the rising Utah sun.
Streamlined steam - Canadian vs. British. CP 2850 (the original Royal Hudson) and the Dominion of Canada are side by side in the center of Exporail's main building. They represent Ca... (more)
The contrasting profiles of EMD and GE locomotion rust away in storage at South Yard in Salt Lake City.