Is it a coincidence?
This ominous dark cloud came out of nowhere on an otherwise bright overcast day right before the Hornell Turn passed through. It foreshadowed the crew’s trouble, as the lead engine would cut out a... (more)
Nice to see and hear three six axles on this turn. Lead unit would shortly stall and conk out by the time the crew reached Andover.
On a wonderful day to be on this old Erie Line, three big Alcos are ready to continue east for Hornell after dropping some tankers. Don't forget to visit the "Texas Hot" in town for some great ... (more)
CP 4715,4705 have come to a stop at West Williamston to wait for an eastbound to take siding so they can proceed to the west with the COFC traffic on train #503. Long after US roads had retired Bi... (more)
Two "big sixes" lead the Hornell Turn through a rural scene as they head back towards Olean.
Four CPR MLWs including a couple of spotless M636's, get an eastbound with 91 cars moving at Brownsville Jct. On this day units were 4719,4727,8787,8756.
CP 4725,4559,4721,5012,CN 3702,3698 lead an extra west past Carlton Place. The CP was short power at this time and had leased the CN RS-18's that were trailing in this consist.
CP 4727 takes a spin on the turntable as it is readied to lead train #926 east to Toronto later that night.
At the time when we took this shot we had no idea of the tragedy taking place in New York City. Everyone remembers 9/11 and where they were. It is 8:50a.m. on September 11, 2001 and we are follo... (more)
Enroute to Olean, the Hornell Turn cruises alongside Andover Pond with eight cars in tow. Click here for a video.
WNYP M636 #638 rests under the sand tower at Olean, in front of the new shops, with fellow alco companions.
One of CP's behemoth M636s snuggles up to the wall of the Tecumseh Road roundhouse during the infamous Winter of Seventy-Eight. Wonder if it helped?
Trio of M-636's pulling through the loader at the Mont Wright ore mine.
With the valley ablaze in fall colors and the mountain tops shrouded in mist, light power RRPX 43 and WNYP 637, 631, and 630 make up train DFT as it crosses Sinnemahoning Creek, just north of Drif... (more)