An evolution of the rear of a train! BNSF 9179 shoves hard on the back of a loaded coal train as what we believe to be a former Rock Island caboose sits on display near the UP mainline. The lineag... (more)
A Conrail freight heads west from Chesterton through Porter on its way from Elkhart, IN to Chicago. The manifest features a group of auto parts cars on the head end. Son Robert, not quite three at... (more)
Bringing up the rear of the MEWEP, a freshly painted AC4400CW serves as the DPU on the daily El Paso to Houston manifest as the former Southern Pacific engine works hard pushing the train past San... (more)
BLS test train waiting at the signal for Eurocity 7 to pass.
After clocking out for the day, the light was perfect so I couldn't resist grabbing a photo. Black Hills Central Railroad #63 was built in 1956 for Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. It operates the ho... (more)
UP 6539 leads 2 CSX locomotives on a westbound coal train, passing through Elm Creek, NE. For a little bit, a power plant out east was experimenting with Colorado coal, so this train would go stra... (more)
Southbound freight train passing the small hamlet of Häggrigen on the Gotthard north ramp.
Running fast on the Union Pacific in the eastern Utah desert, #6 is just going over the switch at West Mounds. Mounds is where the Sunnyside Branch leaves the Green River Sub. to access the ECDC h... (more)
After coming in on 223 earlier in the day, a rare appearance of Ex. Santa Fe "Warbonnets" lead 224 out of Atlanta, GA around 9:45PM. They are on their way to Austell, GA to make a few pick ups bef... (more)
NKP 765 rolls over the Rock River in Janesville, where shortly the whole train will be turned and head back south towards Chicagoland.
Cogwheel trains on 80 centimeter and 1 meter gauge near Kleine Scheidegg. In the foreground the brand new Bhe 4/8 # 221 of the Jungfraubahn near the depot, not in regular service in the moment. In... (more)
A bit of variety on CN 149. Instead of the more common trio of GEVO's, CN 149 has Dash8-40CW CN 2163, SD70 IC 1027 & SD75I CN 5711 for power as it crosses the Lachine canal as it slowly exi... (more)
Although the season has certainly changed since the last time I was here in February, the power definitely has not. The 5741 and 6201 ... (more)
The sun plays off the noses of a pair of ICE-1 trains and a regional EMU set at Munich Hauptbahnhof.