The fireman checks the fire on 1911 built "Mikado" #4501 as the train pulls out of Grand Junction in Chattanooga, TN during the March 2018 Lerro Productions photo charter,
Two freshly-rebuilt and repainted Chicago & North Western covered hoppers (Nos. 490213 and 490878) sit just outside the Union Pacific’s De Soto Car Shop in Missouri on the afternoon of September 2... (more)
A worker in the Union Pacific car shop at De Soto, Missouri applies Union Pacific logos and “Building America” slogans to the side of Chicago & North Western covered hopper No. 490093 on September... (more)
Undecorated (almost) A Chicago & North Western covered hopper gets a fresh coat of gray in the paint shop at Union Pacific’s car shop in De Soto, Missouri, on September 28, 2011. Most o... (more)
Copper Basin Railway locomotive mechanic Owen Boehm inspects the trucks of CBRY EMD GP39-2 No. 502 in the shop at Hayden, Arizona, on April 20, 2017. This former Kennecott Copper locomotive is hav... (more)
UP 2691 sits outside the Jenks Locomotive Shops, with UP 5017 sitting across the transfer pit. Photo taken with permission.
A new prime mover is being prepared for installation in Union Pacific GE AC4400CW No. 6704 during an overhaul at UP’s South Morrill Locomotive Facility on September 14, 2017. The old prime mover i... (more)
The old prime mover and generator are carefully lifted out of Union Pacific GE AC4400CW No. 6704 at the railroad’s South Morrill Locomotive Facility on September 14, 2017. During this overhaul, th... (more)
Duct Tape Can't Fix Everything...
...despite popular belief. Though the talented shop force at Juniata probably can fix anything. NS 4001, the AC44C6M that was involved in the 59... (more)
Stranded and abandoned for approximately a year due to a derailment which led to an embargo of the Stanbridge Subdivision in 2013, MMA 8583 (nee LMX 8583) has recently
been cut up for scrap at ... (more)
Snow Squall Shifting
Norfolk Southern keeps a couple of ex-Reading SW1001s on the roster, at least two of which hang around Altoona for use as the shop goat. Here we find the regul... (more)
Long hood forward. ALP-45DP AMT 1369 is unusually running long hood forward as it heads west on CN's Montreal Sub with multilevel coach AMT 3002 in tow. It will run this way for about 7.5 m... (more)
Uncommon flatcar loads are heading west through La Porte Indiana. Photo by Jeff Stupar.
A true heritage unit with a special dedication. Pete Grosso began his Amtrak career in 1994 and worked his way up through several crafts, ranging from servicing toilets, to working in K To... (more)
The MOW crew is working on the South Shore Line catenary system in September 1983.