One of the more uniquely painted BNSF power units was BNSF 2043 (GP38-2). This engine started life in 1971 as a GP38 for the Penn Central Railroad, then worked for Conrail and then GATX before be... (more)
Following the IAIS Board of Directors meeting, a business train takes the executives back to South Amana. The train is crossing the Mississippi River on the Government Bridge.
Following the IAIS Board of Directors meeting, a business train takes the executives back to South Amana. The train is pulling up to The Q, the future depot when train service to Moline starts.
A 90-car CSXT grain express rolls over the Swan River at Shields, MI on the Mid Michigan Railroad on the way to delivery to the Lake State Railway Paines Subdivision in another two miles. This is... (more)
Westbound Directors Special waits outside "The Q" lodging facilities and the site of the proposed Amtrak station in downtown Moline,IL..
Another recent purchase by the Tennessee Valley Railroad is another former Norfolk Southern GP38-2 now TVRM 5044. The locomotive is soaking up the sun as it sit cold at the Grand Jct. Display Yard... (more)
East Penn has been working on upgrading some track around Chadds Ford as seen here as WN14 rolls through, a few minutes before the MOW was on the tracks.
IAIS Directors Special departs downtown Moline,IL. for South Amana,IA..
UP 688 (GP38-2) and UPY 586 (GP15-1) have somehow avoided the refresh program. Here they team up to move cars in the UP's North Yard in Denver.
A cold Premium sounded delicious on one of the warmest days of 2018 for Minneapolis, and I'm sure the crew on TCW's SY Turn felt the same way as they crossed the Mississippi with 5300 feet of traf... (more)
A leased HLCX 8631 and a cut of catalyst hoppers sit tied down in Amelia Siding along Union Pacific's Beaumont Subdivision.