Locomotives were stationed in Opelika, Alabama for decades, starting back in the days of Central of Georgia and Western Railway of Alabama. The practice continued through years of corporate chang... (more)
CP 3029 handles a local freight comprised exclusively of grain hoppers being pedaled to elevators along the line at Assiniboine, Manitoba. The crew is stopping to do some switching at the elevator... (more)
Conrail ME-2 shoves east on track 1 toward Metuchen Yard and will soon be in the clear at Lincoln interlocking. The consist includes cars from both the National Can and General Tire leads as well... (more)
UP# 546 leads the Plaster City local westbound towards Plaster City on the UP EL Centro Sub. There the train will work the US Gypsum plant before returning back to El Centro.
UP's Marsh Job works west past a bridge being rebuilt with a pair of leasers back to Butler Yard on main track 1 after picking up a cut of cars at Jones Island.
A beautiful sunset greets the crew of a BNSF local switching near Flynn yard in Oklahoma City.
Utah Ry. #2003 leads six other mates eastbound through downtown Price, Utah. This huge 7 unit helper set is destined for the wye for the Savage Spur between Price and Wellington, Utah. It will mee... (more)
CA51 running to Tuckahoe with cars to be stored at CMSL.
A former Norfolk & Western GP38AC spend the night at the end of Seaman's Lead along the Pascack Valley Line. Along side the 4-axel beast is an international 18-... (more)
CP's Clinton Local in the siding passing the old DRI&NW Bettendorf,IA. yard office.
Conrail Oak Island local OI10 is lead by a very clean YN2 geep. A crewman just flipped the switch so the train can get onto the Irvington Branch to service customers.
CP 3078 + CP 3098 have a rail train in hand passing through Steel.
"Morning Eastbound through Wyckoff"
As I laid awake in bed on a warm Spring morning I heard horns echoing from the nearby crossings on the NYS&W. After assessing th... (more)
The Conductor for D775 realigns the switch to allow his train to depart Wilsmere yard. In the background the power for the D776 train sits waiting for its fresh crew.
The clouds continue to stick around central Illinois as two matched IAIS GP38-2's bring down a 24-car Bureau JCT to Peoria road freight (BUSW-21) through the small community of Rome, IL on a drear... (more)