The United States' tallest building looms overhead as various Amtrak units await assignments and repairs.
A profile of locomotives featuring 1970s technology line up at Union Pacific's North Yard shops: Amtrak F40PH #310, built by EMD in July 1979, is serving today as Metro-North Commuter Railroad #41... (more)
Flagged while the set of units is inspected, the 5850 rests on the wye waiting for its train to be emptied at the Pleasant Prairie power plant.
303 sleeps the night away in Barton, across the street from the town post office.
Various units linger around the Amtrak shops in Chicago between runs.
With the family in the truck anxiously awaiting to get home, I took a few seconds to roster the ex-CNW GP35 holding the mainline. Truck, built 2011. GP35, built 1965... Lets see which one will las... (more)
ex-BCOL 738 idles in the siding in Minot, on the point of a work train awaiting next assignment.
On New Years Eve, two GP's mingle on the mainline awaiting service on a very warm afternoon.
The Western Maryland has been gone for decades, but you wouldn't know it by looking at this scene from Barton. Chop nose GP9 #25 and FA-2 #303 wear full WM speed lettering and look great for thei... (more)
VIA 6404-6408 relax outside the large wash building at VIA's TMC while a REN set (most likely VIA 66) is prepped for a trip to Montréal.
A string of EMD hulks sit at the east end of the Silvis shops, waiting further disposition.
CN 6077 sits on display way up in Capreol, Ontario along side a whole bunch of Inco mining electric engines and other railway paraphernalia.
Two power setups sit basking in the chilly sunset at TMC.
CSX 1316 sits in a desolate Demmler yard during the Christmas shut down. Two GP38-2's a GP15 and 3 road engines that recently came in on a coke train are also in the yard awaiting for regular busi... (more)
Tied down in Westward Siding for the night, Loram's "Railgrinder 319" undergoes numerous repairs from a long day of grinding along the former C&O mainline.