Don’t tread on me
The “ACF Freight Saver” cushioned center sills of two coil cars gallop along the WofA mainline as the background blurs into the rearview. The 20 inch travel cushioned un... (more)
A pair of Union Pacific MoW rail flat cars show off nearly perfect symmetry in the UP Pueblo yard. If these flat cars look somewhat solid, that's because they are. These cars were built by Gener... (more)
A pair of GEVOs wait for their empty hoppers to be filled with rock as the Vulcan switchers, seen on the right, take a break for the weekend. Railroad: Chattahoochee Locomotive CompanyLocomotive: EMD GP16Location: Loachapoka, Alabama, USALocomotive #: CLCX 6120Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: February 03, 2008
Enclosed merchandise is not the only thing boxcars carry.
Four Boeing 737 fuselages fly through Fountain as the KCKSPO enters into a curve to the right and continues north through the Centennial state.
A relatively clean and brand new Union Pacific GEVO pulls a train of propylene tank cars out of one of the 44 classification tracks in the Blue Island hump yard. Since the yard lacks a designated... (more)
Mid-car America has been fixing up locomotives in the Kansa city area since 1978. Today a good variety of class I and leased power reside at their shops in a plethora of paint schemes.
Nose to nose.
Purr-fect Transportation Thirty-nine years later, Chessie can still be found sleeping on her pillow. This pop art style of logo was the brainchild of Franklyn Carr in 1972 by combining a s... (more)
As it zigzags around the current UP locomotive servicing terminal and what’s left of the roundhouse and turntable from the Rio Grande steam days, a unit tower train from the Vestas Wind Tower plan... (more)
Sitting beneath a blue hour sky on an Independence Day morning is the Patriotic DOT 001, a GE U30C built for the TTCI test center and was used for powering their subway car test tracks. No longer... (more)
The remote control units of 202 work on a string of cars while in the background a BNSF Gevo and visiting Canadian Pacific unit sit tied up to an empty rail train.
I’m sure the famous and historic Pueblo Union Depot has seen a lot of trains and interesting loads come past its windows sinc... (more)
A little off the top
When brand new rail is connected to an existing one there is going to be the problem of matching the top of the rail heads to form a smooth running surface. Since the... (more)
Fast Freight Racing along the Western Railway of Alabama mainline and into Auburn at a cool 45MPH, this loaded tank car and the extended drawbar coupler of a boxcar roll past the blurring s... (more)