Used to be, I'd go out in search of SD40-2 in specific paint. Now, I go out in search of SD40-2. Period. Thankfully, many of them are finding new lives with new assignments, in this case an att... (more)
Built in 1901, demolished on June 21, 2016 by the IL-DOT for the new I-74 bridge over the Mississippi River. History is lost after preservationists failed to save the building.
IHB transfer job from the Lakefront Yard to Michigan Ave shoves north at Cal Tower where EJ&E's Whiting Line (in the foreground) crosses the IHB along with the old B&O.
An eastbound South Shore rail train heads out of downtown Gary along Rte 20. This is on the stretch of single track between Gary Metro and the west end of Wilson, just a mile east of Miller.
Eastbound South Shore rail train heads into Gary running along the Indiana Toll Road.
A line of Housatonic equipment sits next to the engine shops on this sunday evening, the Alco CS RS-3M is used on only special reason, the other 3 havent moved in years.
Quiet Sunday evening at the Housatonic engine shops, a Pair of GP35s & their "Newest" member of the fleet, an Old GP7 from up north in Maine.
Some old abandoned rail from the Oliver Iron Mining Rouchleau Mine operations laying in the woods near the edge of the pit near Virginia, MN. The Rouchleau Mine is an abandoned open-pit mine and i... (more)
Milepost 48 On The Housatonic Line.
At their final resting place, 2 Ex Norfolk Southern High Hood EMD GP38s sit at the Housatonic engine shops baking in the sun, these units have been here for years and have not moved since, the 2 u... (more)
Up close in person with the EMD GP35
On the Way home, my friend Johnnie Mac and myself stopped by the Housatonic engine shops for some shots of the power sitting out in the sun.
Former Wisconsin & Calumet A-B-A F7's soak up the late evening sun at the Escanaba & Lake Superior shops in Wells, MI. The EL&S shops are also home to a decent collection of old Baldwin locomotive... (more)
BNSF 5360 glides down the hill into La Plata, Missouri in the early morning hours.
A zooming intermodal train lights up the eastbound signals at Bucklin, Missouri at 1:07 AM. The fate of these signals are unknown, but for now they stand tall.