A pleasant surprise this morning: The last green Re 4/4 II of the passenger division and one of two Re 4/4 II (N° 11108) still in Swiss Express paint scheme lead Intercity 181 from Singen to Züric... (more)
A quartet of GE B36-7s drift downgrade towards Maysville with a 45 car coal train in tow. At Maysville, the coal will be loaded onto awaiting barges to be taken down the Ohio River. In November, C... (more)
The GNRR Tate to Elizabeth freight is dwarfed by the old Canton Textile Mills Plant #1, which is now re-purposed as an industrial park for multiple businesses.
Old Train Replaces New Trains
The New Alstom Coradia Continental EMU's seems to have some problems at the Wheelsets. Only 9 of 29 Units are in Service, so MRB needed some help and the ... (more)
White Pine Copper Refinery's SW1 does some light switching in the small yard. The future was uncertain at this point and the plant shut down a year later.
A widecab CNW GE leads a standard cab UP toaster on a southbound (railroad east) NIPSCO coal train on the IHB mainline over the Cal Sag Channel. Tom Golden photo.
As the sun begins to rise over Amtrak's Albany-Rensselaer Station, the 18th annual Capital Region Toys for Tots train prepares for its second and day of operations.
Flying into Mentone is NS 4271 and train with CEO Jim Squires, headed for Cincinnati.
Spotting cars at the International Paper plant.
BR&W 60 at Ringoes.
Two U-boats are kicking up the leaves along the old Reading main line somewhere south of Schuylkill Haven, on their way to Tremont. No. 2398 was built for Conrail in May, 1977.
East Siding Switch at Ash Hill - An eastbound stack train crests the summit at Ash Hill on the BNSF Needles Subdivision as it starts the 20 mile and 1,200 foot decent into Amboy.
Klondike - A westbound stack train climbs the east side of Ash Hill out of the Bristol Dry Lake basin.
Amboy lies roughly 20 miles and 1,200 feet down the hill to the right in the pict... (more)
SOO 1003 leads the Santa Train east into Hartford.