southbound DMIR taconite train headed for Duluth, MN ore docks.
Back in the 1990's the BN still used Clyde Yard in Chicago to classify manifest traffic.Nice older power was used to work the yard such as this SD-9 working the East-End in early 1997.
DMIR 129,222 swing around the wye in Powers with a Minoreca enpty.
Old rusty wheels describe the fate of the Port of Tillamook Bay very well. With a good part of the mainline destroyed in a rainstorm a couple years ago, these old BN GP9's are stranded in Tillamo... (more)
The W&W's Inwood-Hagerstown turn heads south near Martinsburg with a very shiny SD9 on the point.
Heading back to Sparks on the, by then, truncated Mina Branch, SP #4391 has the Thorne Turn in tow as it leaves Silver Springs, Nevada
Nevada Northern's ex Southern Pacific SD9 hauls a local freight southbound through the Robinson Canyon in a light snow shower. The equipment depicted in this photo represents a rather wide interv... (more)
westbound SP East Pleasanton turn using steam generator equipped commuter power passing through Newark, CA
Perhaps the lonliest engine servicing area in America? MRL 610 is leased to work the new UP Intermodal Yard in San Antonio, TX, however, I don't think I've ever seen it move from the spot she is ... (more)
Head-end brakeman walking his train through the turnouts. Shot taken from the unique Steel Bridge (Google it). Note the slip and a half switch in the foreground.
DMIR 166, WC 588 westbound with 30 cars. The SD9 is paying back horsepower hours for WC units working ore trains on the DMIR.
Even at night this brightly colored engine puts off a glow
A friend and I finished the striping on 204 and it was finally uncoupled allowing for a nose shot.
The second day of operation of the Willits to Schellville portion of the Northwestern Pacific by the California Northern. #4314 has reached the top of Ridge Hill.
Ever popular Train of Lights at the Niles Canyon Railway being pulled by a SP Black Widow this evening.