Almost 4 months after the Metro North derailment at Spuyten Duyvil, the locomotive pushing the train that day, P32AC-DM #225 was finally released from investigation by the NTSB allowing Metro Nort... (more)
I'm home on my lay-over and the scanner crackles "train 213 hit a truck just east of Watertown,WI.." I grab my camera jump in the car and head east. The driver of the small rental truck apparently... (more)
Metro North GP40FH-2 4905 (right) and New Jersey Transit PL42AC 4029 (left) await departure from Hoboken at sunset with outbound commuter trains.
Just after returning from a trip back east, Union Pacific 4-6-6-4 No. 3985 shows some road dirt highlighting its massive boiler. After spotting a couple of cars, the locomotive will back into the ... (more)
Bee Rock Tunnel frames the defunct Westmoreland transloading facility along with the abandoned ROW of the former L&N Cumberland Valley Division main line near Appalachia Va.
malabar locomotive that fell and rolled..
Dangerous trip between Montandon and Potrerillos metric gauge line, in Diego de Almagro city (North of Chile) ... by FERRONOR train loaded with copper concentrate from Llanta, with a maximum slope... (more)
An 05:30 start was necessary to be here in time to see this. Absolutely still and near freezing temperatures that gave a good exhaust plume even though the loco wasn't working hard. If only the su... (more)
A BNSF TOFC/Reefer train crawls up the Tehachapi Loop.
An EMD F45 converted into luxury lodgings sits on the grounds of the Izaak Walton Inn in Essex, Montana. The locomotive, painted in Great Northern's "Big Sky Blue" scheme actually start... (more)
Santa Fe E8M's were rebuilt from old E1A units in 1952-53. They were numbered #80-87. The #80 is on the West Texas Express in Amarillo, Texas April 17, 1965.
With low clouds still veiling the distant mountains, a BNSF coal train heads west at Trout Creek, Montana, on February 10, 2014, kicking up its own snowstorm on this cold winter morning.
Burlington had lots of big, fast, busy lines in Illinois, but they also had an extensive web of branches. One such branch ran from connections with both mains just west of Aurora over to the Quad... (more)
Days before the end of ferry service by EL, the commuters from Hoboken to Manhattan via ferry started here on the New Jersey side of the river.