Running partly in green undercoat in preparation for its repaint, 50033 “Glorious” approaches Foley Park tunnel on the return of the first loaded test run of the day, the 11:36 Highley–Kidderminst... (more)
50044 “Exeter” leaves Foley Park tunnel on the first loaded test run of the day for 50033 “Glorious” (on the rear), the 10:35 Kidderminster–Highley.
What do you do to make two different things come together and work as one?... "COMPROMISE" That's exactly what is done to join two different size rails. A 136 lb rail and 100 lb rail a... (more)
NKC 2 works ADM Terminal Services just outside Ottawa, IL.
With more than fifty years of service behind them, these former Lackawanna heavyweight MUs now employed by New Jersey Transit deserved a day of rest. They were spending the weekend laying over at ... (more)
The rock cut near MP 8 was once a tight cut. I don't remember when, but they had a train hit a big rock here, and it was discovered that the cut was unstable. The IMRL or IC&E blasted away some of... (more)
A southbound heads to Rapids City on the Valley Sub as the sky breaks in the afternoon. The train is south of Junction City. Pretty sure this train came out of Wausau? CN took over the WC in 2001,... (more)
This is the UP Gila Sub that was once the ex-Southern Pacific Sunset Route that runs 255 miles from Yuma, AZ, to Tuscon, AZ.
Between Dome and Wellton, there is 16 miles of original SP double t... (more)
Cleveland Works SW1500 1550 heads light into the mill. This railroad is known as "The Crow" and has a awesome looking paint scheme!
Flats Industrial SW1200 1202 rests in Cleveland. This appears to be a former Lake Terminal unit.
Fog rolls into the Shenandoah valley at CP Arcadia under clear skies.
A somewhat recently rebuilt CVSR 365 brings up the tail of the northbound Cuyahoga Valley Scenic excursion train as it passes a small pond and fountain near Smith Road in Akron.
Two old tonnage-maulers, comparing notes and giving us a chance to examine their different front-end styles.
End of an era. After serving the Boston & Maine and it's successors since 1957, the GP9 era on the B&M is coming to an end. Parked at the extreme western end of the former Boston & Maine, the 2 Pa... (more)