The first ex-ATSF GP39 painted for new owner Willamette & Pacific shows off in downtown McMinnville on the Fourth of July 1993.
T59 drops off five cars at the west end of Hazelwood siding before returning eastbound light engine to Waynesville. I jumped out of my car on my way to work and shot this with my cell phone. It tu... (more)
Copper Basin Railway EMD GP39-2 No. 502 is in the shop at Hayden, Arizona, on April 20, 2017. This former Kennecott Copper locomotive is having its 360 day (annual) inspection done.
The Portland & Western's Vancouver, WA-bound train passes the Oregon Rail Heritage Center, where the SP 4449 is seen still steaming after its adventure on the same railroad.
Impressive consist on this local! They often will just put a Geep on top of the inbound road power from Q455.
"Triple Seven" now works a daylight shift in the industries west of Taft Yard on the expansive Sexton Branch. This single empty is coming from the absolute end of the branch which sits ... (more)
Two men from the mechanical department of the Copper Basin Railway work on EMD GP39-2 No. 502 at Hayden, Arizona, on April 20, 2017. This former Kennecott Copper locomotive is having its 360 day (... (more)
The first local of the day makes it`s way out of Springfield Yard in the early morning hours.
Ann Arbor Railroad No. 2373 is back on the move north after picking up 3 boxcars from the Diann Interchange, while passing by the MoW Building in Dundee, Michigan after crossing over the Raisin Ri... (more)
ATSF 3604 leading the inbound transfer from Corwith Yard. Tom Golden photo.
A couple of Kennecott Copper's unique GP39 high cabs pull out of the Garfield yard to head back towards the smelter. Garfield is the interchange point with Union Pacific.
Logs on Logs as the Harbor Turn rolls over the Holcomb Creek road. This train usually passes over this bridge and back in the night making a pretty rare day run due to track work.
Portland & Westerns "Harbor Turn" rolls up downtown Hillsboro. This run is usually nocturnal, so it's pretty cool seeing a predominately log train run the route in the day.
L CHI101 died on M1 last night in Hodgkins and two Geeps were sent to the rescue this morning. Bluebonnet 2846 leads the way through CP Harbor (MP 14.4). Once clear of the plant, the train will ma... (more)
Just Your Average Spring Morning: Trees turning green, birds chirping, neighbors going for a walk. Oh, and SOO 4598 shoving 1500 tons of flour to the ADM mill. This is the old MILW Hastings... (more)