After a 28 mile descent from Soldier Summit, SP's Minntac to Geneva iron ore train throttles up for a short section of level track approaching the Thistle Tunnels on August 11, 1996.
Southbound general manifest train 11R is struggling through town as the second unit, a GE D9-44CW, pours smoke into the cold air breeze at milepost 112 on the NS Piedmont Division mainline.
The crew has just extracted 3 empties from the Berry Plastics Corporation, and are now shoving the remaining cars plus one additional car back.
One of only six surviving locomotives built by Lima-Hamilton, and the only one that has operated in at least the last decade (if not more), ex-Cincinnati Union Terminal No. 25 now makes its home o... (more)
Patriot Railroad's Columbia & Cowlitz Railway Woods line, runs from Longview, Washington to Headquarters, Washington, where there is a county owned land fill that the railroad services. Here we s... (more)
A RS1 is working the yard in Marquette.
Holy smokes! I remember some Amtrak F40s put on some blueish-white smoke shows, but nothing this dark.
Chicago and North Western GE AC4400CW No. 8825 storms out of Pinecliffe, Colorado, with a westbound Union Pacific coal train on the afternoon of June 22, 2000.
Hidden Ruby. This loco wears the paint scheme of its original owner. It was built for the Lehigh Valley as an NW2 and rebuilt in 1956. Here, we see it switching loaded gondolas of scrap metal d... (more)
The Big Show- It doesn't get to be much bigger a show then the WNYP Driftwood Turn climbing Keating Summit. Our buddy, Engineer Eric Bochman plays this M630 like a fiddle, as he approach's the sum... (more)
The power for the Albany & Eastern's Albany Hauler is seen rolling through a crossing as it runs around its train.
CNW 8831 belches smoke as another Powder River Basin Coal Train passes by.
The end of the 2014 Fall Foliage tourist trains on the Vermont Rail System was marked this evening by the return of the Alco RS-1-powered train's return to its winter location in North Walpole, Ne... (more)
A pair of old GE's are the DPU of southbound train X54, departing Guaiana yard. By the way, C30-7 #9241 had better days, specially when operating at U.S.