Alexandria was well known as the home of the RF&P's Potomac Yard, but it wasn't the only yard in town. The Southern had a small yard and engine house near Duke St., all of which was redeveloped i... (more)
Before all of the NS/CR interchange traffic shifted to the Hagerstown gateway, a set of Conrail SDs lays over in PY's engine terminal.
Growing up just a few miles away from PY, I don't think I fully appreciated the variety that could be seen there. Looking back on it two decades later makes me wish I had visited more often - and... (more)
Ex-C&NW 1304, sitting outside of the M19a shops.
The UP A-B-A set of E9's sits outside the steam shops on a glorious November day. Taken with permission.
A rare C32-8 mingles with CSX power at Pot Yard. Between CSX, RF&P, NS, CR, and the D&H, one never knew what interesting power might show up at PY!
A Chessie Geep shares the ready tracks at PY with a relatively rare Conrail C32-8.
Past, present, future! After shuffling sheeple between Sacramento and the Bay Area, CDTX 2009, 2010, and 2011 recieve their TLC, quietly tucked away within the confines of the Kirkham Stree... (more)
The (very clean!) power for Edson's local job idles on the shop track.
The 1512 is sitting at the depot in Walled Lake just prior to pulling a Santa themed train.
WC 3026, still resplendent in the "map" scheme, idles in the yard in Swan Landing. Later in the afternoon it'll head north on the Grande Cache Sub to Grande Prairie on train A458.
The sun has been set for a few hours and locomotives await for repair within the gates of Amtrak's Kirkham Street Facility.
An old, battered warrior idles on Jasper's shop track.
The sun is shining but temps still hover in the minus teens while two IAIS products, one new from GE and the other built decades before my birth, of the EMD company, idle out a work window before ... (more)
After a hard day switching baretables for an outbound Seattle bound train, BNSF 1884 takes a nap within the gates of the OIG Yard.