The loaded tank cars full of Phenol show off their rail bending abilities as they move along the jointed rail of the State Do... (more)
An interesting looking unit train of sand in gondolas rolls through Opelika after a meet with Q145. Usually sand travels i... (more)
Safety First. Decked out in their new fluorescent safety vests, a pair of crews exchange pleasantries and the controls of Q145 as it prepares to depart Montgomery southward. The piles of ... (more)
Four Boeing 737 fuselages fly through Fountain as the KCKSPO enters into a curve to the right and continues north through the Centennial state.
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 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
With the July 4th holiday weekend approaching, this yard switcher gets an early day off and basks in the July sun.
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)
Not your Father's Scale Test Car Wearing the eye catching orange paint typically found in MoW cars, this former Pullman Standard 4 bay covered hopper has been reclassified to another use. ... (more)
With the train safe across the road, the conductor radios back to his engineer and discusses how far they are about to shove in these former ACL/SCL phosphate hoppers that have now been reassigned... (more)
It’s been nearly two weeks since an 18-wheeler collided with A84 collided just outside of Calera. The remains of the two SD40-2 locomotives involved sit upright against the rebuilt mainline as th... (more)
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)
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.
Homemade Designed and built by the quality UP Employees at the railroad's DeSoto Shops in Missouri, the UP AutoFlex holds 15 patents and is the only auto rack that can be adjusted to the c... (more)
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)