WE 611 crew with WE 6347 and 6989 crosses the bridge no. 50.75, the bridge is a 7-span steel beam bridge built by N&W (in the late 60s or early 70s?) due to a unstable hillside that was constantly... (more)
Six graduates of Electro-motive's La Grande, IL erecting hall, class of the SD40 series, bring the westbound empty Trona 'coal buckets' out of the Searles Valley and towards an interchange with th... (more)
A place I hated to pickup was here at Hollandale Jct on the Wells line. As you can see, the elevator loaded 50 car sets on a steep grade that used to be a branch off the mainline. Bad part was whe... (more)
Westbound freight EDMO (East Deerfield, MA - Mohawk Yard, NY) works its way west along the former B&M west end at a location known as "Zoar". In a few miles the train will enter the 4.75... (more)
In August 1986 the farmers in the southeastern part of the US were going through a nasty drought. The Soo Line RR and The CSX under the direction of SOO General Manager G A Jonasson ran a special ... (more)
Supposed to have left eastbound around midnight, very thankful W99015 with these loads from the DC Cook Nuke Plant left late and into some morning sunlight when the colors were starting to turn. T... (more)
One of the "new" MEC/Pan Am SD40-2s sits at Enola awaiting for its return home. Unit is owned by GATX leasing and is Ex QNSL 254..
It's a year into the SOO's purchase of whats left of the Milwaukee Road. The Ford train departs Portage with one of the Art Danz designed last Milwaukee paint jobs on the point of a bunch of SOO u... (more)
Northbound CSX train of empty hoppers headed back to Loyall, KY with a motive power consist that was becoming more rare event then.
Running westbound on NS this northbound CSX train of empty hoppers will regain home rails at Big Stone Gap, back when four units on a train was an everyday event.
Wheeling 611 slowly walks across and over giant Monongahela River valley bridge with a pair of Wheeling SD40-2's. The leader is former MJRX 6989, originally built as CN 5041 before becoming BNSF 7... (more)
Two SD40-2's and a spreader. A pair of CP SD40-2's (CP 5788 & CP 5926) along with spreader CP 402893 are stopped in front of Montreal West station after clearing the Westmount sub. This was... (more)