CABOOSE IS GONE! On the right was standing a yellow CP caboose; it was torched last fall as it was litarally destroyed by vandalism... I was informed by the city that they had no plans to do so wi... (more)
CP 4719,4727,8787,8756 are about to pull away from a crew change with a 91 car eastbound. I was in Maine for a few days in May of 1981 and found rail action to be sparse. Normally I felt lucky if ... (more)
It's nearly sunset as CP train 503 passes through Lansing being lead by 4715 and 4705. The CPR Detroit-Chicago trackage rights trains on CSX were probably the last place in the USA where big Alco/... (more)
With a "Back to the '70's Show" Alco & EMD lashup, the DFT Turn heads north with it's NS pickup back to Olean Yard in the late evening light. The Big M's were a joy to chase on the old Buffalo ... (more)
A westbound unit train of sulfuric acid, headed up by M636 4739 and leased N&W SD40-2 6167, will top the grade shortly at Guelph Jct. Rare were the times it seems that CP didn't have some other r... (more)
Alco/MLW brutes 3643 and 3642 return from Portland back to Scranton and pass a small driving range just next to I-80 which gave the only chance to get the train in sunlight in the Delaware Waterga... (more)
Portland Turn drifts downgrade towards Stroudsburg.
At South Driftwood, the WYPA Driftwood Turn set outs its cars for the NS on the siding, and now they will come out to the main to head back to North Driftwood to pickup their 1 car for Olean. The ... (more)
Traffic on the WNY&PA has gone down quite a bit lately. Locals to Driftwood haven't been running as much either. Here the Wednesday Driftwood turn passes one of the many ex-Pennsy signals along th... (more)
Traffic on the WNY&PA has gone down quite a bit lately. Locals to Driftwood haven't been running as much either. Here the Wednesday Driftwood turn drops down the mountain grade from Keating Summit... (more)
WNYP 638 & 632 bracket a work train of ballast cars that is Southbound on the Buffalo Line on a nice fall morning. The work train was headed to Larabee, PA and onto the Farmers Valley branch.
The Alco/MLW Lineup at Olean...
The Driftwood turn eases south into Driftwood passing some changed trees where it will drop it's cars for NS on the siding.
Easing down the 2.5+ percent grade with a short train...
The Driftwood turn is just barely beginning it's trek up Keating Summit as it rolls through the valley south of Port Allegany.