BN 2701 leads a trio of GP39-2s through the semaphores at Belknap, MT on NP's former mainline along the Clark Fork west of Thompson Falls, MT. In 15 months the ownership of this line would be tran... (more)
For the second operating day in a row, T59 has went on the law in Sylva. According to a friend, the delays are due to track work east of town. I'm sure the nasty weather and long hood forward trip... (more)
After waiting for CP to clear Robert St, TCW pulls past Western Ave against the industrial backdrop of the Kellogg facility. They will drop the CP and UP engines here at UP's yard before continuin... (more)
PNWR 664-18 rounds the curve at Canby in last light. This train typically uses Portland & Western rails on this stretch, but a very late departure necessitated a "straight shot" (they en... (more)
T59 went through Waynesville several hours late so I somewhat expected them to be tied down in Sylva. They were.
Taft local sits by while the Silver Star passes by on the mainline. The GP39's had been in fairly captive Winston/Tampa service for years, but have been wandering up to the Sanford side now.
WAMX 3931 leads this Kansas City Terminal train to KCT's Mill Street Yard after crossing the Kansas River via the lower section of the KCT Highline Bridge.
UP's Plummer Turn skirts the northern edge of the Palouse farmlands near Freeman on its journey back to Spokane. The train is composed of 23 loads from the St. Maries River Railroad and 2 loads fr... (more)
Blue Ridge Southern job T59 slowly makes the eastbound return trip to Canton as it begins the climb up the Balsam grade.
Blue Ridge Southern job T59 slowly makes the eastbound return trip to Canton on this cool March morning in western North Carolina.
TC&W light power pauses outside the Minnesota Commercial engine facility in Saint Paul. The engine facility is filled with various power, including a high-hood GE B30-7A, now used as a slug.
A trio of TCW's attractive Geeps make a delivery to Minnesota Commercial's Midway Yard in Saint Paul.
Reading train BH-15 (Bethlehem - Harrisburg). with 122 cars, makes its way through Allentown yard on the LV (ex-CNJ) main line. Originating in Saucon Yard, the train will get back on Reading rails... (more)
The backbone of the Reading's second-generation fleet was four-axle EMD units. One of the newest additions, a GP39-2, lays over in Bethlehem with a GP35 and a GP30.