For the first time ever, three of the FEC Champion schemed locomotives lead 101. The FEC currently rosters 5 of the reborn liveried motors, more repaints are on the way.
Westbound Chicago/Tacoma time freight 263 is about to cross the BN at Grand Crossing tower on the east side of Lacrosse,WI.. I'm standing on the top of the tower steps to get a better vantage poi... (more)
Westbound CP 411 passes through Meadows at sunrise.
The Longmont Switch power idles on the house track in Longmont after doing work up in Loveland and Fort Collins earlier in the day.
With his work at Auburn complete, local A746 continues on south toward Montgomery. Sadly, this classic scene once known as "the cotton patch" at Chadwick Lane has succumbed to an RV park that I co... (more)
Daily local to Golden stretches out of Cranbrook Yard. It will meet its counterpart half way to Golden, it is doing the same move up there at this moment.
On a perfect September morning, Columbus and Chattahoochee SD40-2's nos. 3348 and 3349 amble through the lush Alabama countryside on their southward journey to the Mahrt mill in Cottonton - air co... (more)
Early in the morning on a very foggy day in February 1985, the eastbound Krannert (GA) unit coal train is stopped, holding the main, for a meet at the siding at Tito, VA. At the time, the Appalach... (more)
The local out of Bellevue, OH< had to make a stop at Monroeville and pickup this passenger car and 1 unit of the stub track. The trainmaster helped the crew, who stuck the car and unit on the rear... (more)
This one didn't keep its as-delivered Family Lines paint job for very long. It was probably an L&N unit. The chain is ususally a dead giveaway.
Not as sole was to be found as a gaggle of EMDs sit idle in the Pan Am Rotterdam Jct. yard basking in the morning sun. It appears that a couple of the HLCX lease units have also returned to the Pa... (more)
W&LE train 261 breaks down its train in Brittain yard in Akron this afternoon 8/17/13. They had W&LE 6310, 6351, 106, and 101 for power.
Sporting the new Champion Heritage paint scheme, long nose "snoot" SD40-2 FEC 716 and standard FEC 714 races north with train 210 towards Jacksonville.
Eric let me know that CP train #234 had an SD40-2 leading, so of course I didn't hesitate to snag this decent power setup at Rosedale.
Cruising west towards Terre Haute with a Baker turn is a fine looking SD 40-2.