Entering the forest... TEM2U diesel locomotive moves cars with sand from "JSC Kvarcit" quarry. "JSC Kvarcit" is one of the largest and most reliable suppliers of quarz sand in cen... (more)
An afternoon westbound destined for Brady, TX winds down into a cut just west of the Colorado River.
As of late the CSX Selkirk yard has suffered from some major congestion making scenes like this fairly common. Trains frequently being tied down on any available siding along the Mohawk Sub to wai... (more)
Old and new (brand new 516, left) power fills the South Amana Yard on the 1st day of March
The historic Talgo III RD passing the Toses station on a special trial run without passengers between Barcelona and Puigcerdà. This is the first time a 252 locomotive runs by this line. Notice tha... (more)
516 along with heritage engine 513 idle on the fuel track at South Amana. This will be the first revenue run for the bright and bold 516.
The Conrail heritage unit leads NS 205 west as it crosses over the Cuyahoga River valley as a light snow continues to fall in Cleveland.
This is one of those unexpected cool surprises that can spin an ordinary day trackside to a special one. I had no intention of being trackside on the D&H until I received a phone call from a good... (more)
Kelly's Creek & Northwestern MP15 #2 resting at Ward, WV || June 1985
On the heavy grade of 2.2 % through the "Galgentobel" (gallows ravine) between Mörschwil and St.Fiden, the about 400 tons heavy 12 car train with B 3/4 # 1367 and A 3/5 # 705 in front, i... (more)
For a few weeks in December, the shop tracks at NSB were packed with EMD units being prepped for CSXT. The original SD70M-2 units 100-103 remain tied up in legal paperwork.
LCV 126 backs into the south end of the Spencer complex with the roundhouse and massive backshop in the background.
On the ride with DRGW Zephyr 17
Platform repos have become common again on the Union Pacific Coast Line, but this is the first one with a standard cab lead in quite some time. Having picked up a cut of platforms at Sudden the tr... (more)
"Taurus" of ÖBB Austria Rail with special livery commemorating the 200 years since the birth of the composers Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner. Evident the side dedicated to the German ... (more)