The Paradise local scurries west from St. Regis, MT after switching the lumber mill along the Clark Fork. A pair of rebuilt GP9s are more than enough power for today's short train. Local traffic h... (more)
Although Chesapeake & Ohio was headquartered in Cleveland, they had no rails there. However, B&O had a branch into town and provided local service to connect with their east-west mainline that ran... (more)
Happy Presidents Day! It was 30 years ago when a decision to visit the Vancouver area and Fraser Canyon culminated in a blizzard that would close hwy 1 west of Boston Bar. But before getting caugh... (more)
Returning from Clear Brook, VA to pick up a few flat cars, The Sandman approaches Winchester on the former CVRR/PRR/PC/CONRAIL line.
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Train 4 - 124 The Banner Blue - Wabash Cannonball A Roger Puta Photograph
Grand Trunk Western GP9 4904 and a former Rock Island GP38-2 idle while Detroit and Toledo shoreline SW00s 119 and 121 handle switching chores on the hump at their yard on the north side of Toledo... (more)
Gerogia RR GP9 1011, then WRofA Geep, A&WP F-unit, Georgia Geep, F, Geep
A Roger Puta Photograph
Dubuque switcher sits at Dubuque Yard office (Dubuque Shops) while crew goes to beans.
GSMR's 2nd Polar Express run of the night departs the North Pole (Whitter, NC) for it's return run to Bryson City where it will load a third and final trip for the evening.
SOO 4225 rests in front of the long gone roundhouse and turntable in Sault Ste. Marie on the last day of April 1987.
A late evening sun lights train 12 as it prepares to depart Trout Lake with 408, 6241 and leased CR 7784. The head Brakie is making his way forward on 6241 after going back to reset a ground relay... (more)
Milwaukee Road GP9 285 was found in the railroad's Tacoma engine facility on September 17th, 1979. The next year, the Milwaukee would no longer serve Washington, Idaho or Montana.
Four GP9u's hauling freight in 2009 was a rare sight. The units are over 50 years old (rebuilt a time or two). They have now been transformed in GP22 ECO's.
Perfect Christmas Tree is Home Now. After a search through the woods of Illiana we had found a nice tree growing along the V V Main. The conductor, with chainsaw in hand, lopped this beauty... (more)