In the 1970’s, many of Penn Central’s customers were suffering from unreliable service, often because age and deferred maintenance had taken their toll on PC’s motive power. Two electric utilities... (more)
Canadian Pacific's B73 "Nitrin" local utilizes the Iowa Interstate between the Nitrin Sub in East Moline and Nahant Yard. The Nitrin is seen here crossing the Government Bridge, 2nd Str... (more)
Iowa Interstate's daily Blue Island to Council Bluffs manifest takes a stroll down the quasi street running in Davenport, passing numerous houses along 5th Street.
A Union Pacific local with leased power works Anchor Packaging adjacent to the Jonesboro Sub. HLCX 1083 has an interesting history. It was originally built as a GP40, ex-PC/CR 3159. It was late... (more)
Ex-Conrail Geeps in Quebec. A CSXT GP38-2 and GP40-2 (CSXT 2778 & CSXT 4422) are both in good paint as they switch in Beauharnois (a major producer of hydroelectricity, hence the poles, wir... (more)
The Beauharnois switcher is shunting cars in the industrial park. In the background, the abandoned '' Kathryn Spirit ''cargo ship listing in Lac St-Louis.
A baretable train led by a GP38-2/GP39-3 duo, heads east toward Memphis across the Frisco Bridge over the Mississippi River. The billboard is there for the benefit of drivers on the adjacent I-55... (more)
A CN yard job works the hump at Harrison Yard. A few tank cars can be seen rolling through the retarders on the other side of the hump.
Southbound Grenada Railway job heading south out of Grenada on old IC passenger main rocking along at ten mph with four empty center beam flats.
UP 695 (GP38-2) drops off a cut of freight and heads back for another string.
D788 notches by the corner of Cork and East in Winchester on the way to Straburg.
The Struggle is Real: A grain extra out of St. Paul comes as a surprise when it shows up with 103 mtys and just a pair of geeps. Don't see that much anymore! Here they round the curve at MP... (more)
A trio of GP38-2's is parked (likely for the entire weekend) at Delson on an intermittently sunny afternoon.
UP 828 & 798 arrive at Grand Island with the Kearney local.