After years of watching these things on every UP train on Cajon Pass I can hardly believe I am glad to see them getting a new lease on life.
Turning an engine the old fashioned way. Two volunteers push Exporail's ex-CP turntable with CP 1608 on it. Behind it is Hays Station.
URHS GE 45-ton locomotive "Capitan Bill" and New York Central tavern-lounge 43 rest outside of the Star Track/URHS restoration facility.
Eastbound monster 600 plus axle eastbound on KCS Vicksburg Sub near Rayville
A heavy Wyoming Soda Train ascends the Pritchard Creek Horseshoe. A 2.2% Grade and Curvature test heavy westbound unit trains. This train 2x5x1, Eight massive AC locomotives make a mechanical symp... (more)
Shortline railroading at its finest. After switching out the plant in Rush City, the crew ties down the engines and gets to work helping the Section Crew. The SCXY has grown enough to where a dies... (more)
If you dont look too hard... well you know. Big girls pull by an ex BN nee GN #518. The little green guy will be shipped out the next day for other points on the ILSX grid. Was pretty neat seeing ... (more)
A lone survivor! No. 82 is the oldest surviving High Hood ALCO locomotive complete with its original prime mover, a McIntosh & Seymour 531T diesel engine. It is the only surviving HH900, and the o... (more)
Kyune.... The "S" curves at Kyune are the site of a center siding and the former site of a "Y" used to turn back helpers in the Steam Era. When trains were lighter and before D... (more)
A nice looking consist on a southbound ELFX coal train is running eastbound on NS trackage right after having just passed through Natural Tunnel.
Pushers returning light roll west towards Farm and pass a row of houses that have seen better days...
Southbound unit coal train on a lousy day has a great consist, not one of those 7FDLs has a muffler and the chugging would delight even a dedicated GE-hater.
BSRR HH900 #82 has just been restored By the Heart Of Dixie Railroad Museum & is seen here being pulled outside of the shops for a few Photographers to get some shots. This locomotive was built in... (more)