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)
After picking up and setting out cars on the "High Line" interchange tracks with NS seen over to the left, Y317 now starts the return back to Boyles yard while NS freight train 183 waits for a sig... (more)
A bridge used by the MoPac on its former mainline into Pueblo frames up the rear DPU on an empty BNSF coal train. Once this bridge used to carry the Colorado Eagle, today it carries the tags of g... (more)
A brand new Ace pulls hard on its train of double stack containers as it prepares to run through Auburn.
CAT-illac A set of Caterpillar 325D excavators work in tandem to lift and move a section of track into the void created by the removal of the old switch from the mainline into the Vulcan ... (more)
One of the more unique style of frogs found on the railroad, the Solid Manganese Self Guarded Frog is typically seen in yards and industries where speed is 30MPH or slower. C... (more)
This beautifully painted Burlington Northern caboose sits on a still night in Calera's Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum as rain from earlier in the day reflects the iconic BN logo.
The 4617 must love central Alabama (who could blame her?) and being coupled to SD50's, since this is the 2nd time (Photo ID ... (more)
Removing the frog is a pretty good way letting people know that a switch is permanently out of service.
With bright orange colors of rust on the couplers, nice blue bearing end cap covers and a shiny black skin on the bodies, one can easily tell these tank cars were recently built (April 2012 to be ... (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)
Splash! It seems that diamonds on any railroad are always difficult in draining water.
The engineer on the left of the picture shoves a cut of cars into the West Departure tracks at Norfolk Southern's Norris Yard on a very rainy day. Thanks to the Southern Railway Historical Associ... (more)
Flexible With a pair of UP 6 axle units pulling slowly, another Continues Welded Rail (CWR) train full of 136lb Rocky Mountain Steel departs the city of Pueblo and shows off the spaghetti ... (more)
A pair of BNSF's TEBC6 wait for work in the massive flat switching yard of East Thomas. Today they are found in the newest BNSF pain... (more)