In '79 during a traffic surge resulting in a power shortage Santa Fe leased perhaps it's first ever power bringing foreign power to the west coast in the form of units from NW CSX and CN as well ... (more)
N&W 611 rolls through Shawsville in a drenching rain.
N&W 611 is down to an absolute crawl through Shawsville, nearly stalling on the grade but putting on a fantastic show.
N&W 611 puts on its own fireworks show as it climbs Christiansbug Mountain on the fourth of July.
Classic N&W: As clouds cover the Blue Ridge Mountains, N&W J Class 611 marches up the steep grade and splits the iconic CPL's at Blue Ridge, Virginia.
On a beautiful late afternoon there is a lot of cool looking power sitting around at the WSOR yard near downtown Madison, Wisconsin. Visible is WSOR 1503 (MP15AC), 4053 (SD40-2), 4007 (SD40-2), ... (more)
Southern Visitor from Georgia
Southern E8A number 6901j is resting in front of Norfolk Southern's Roanoke shops as a heavy rain squall passes through the area. The unit belongs... (more)
EX: White Pass & Yukon Route 2-8-2 #190 running over the trestle that has been decorated for the 4th of July at Tweetsie Railroad.
The NS 1068 Erie along with the NS 1065 Savannah and Atlanta and 2 other units sit in the south end of the yard at Belews Creek, waiting for the hoppers to be unloaded. This plant normally burns 2... (more)
Our last shot of the Fourth of July Weekend, N&W J Class 611 walks across a former N&W bridge in Wabun, Virginia on her way back home to Roanoke.
Two Union Pacific ES44AC's lead the westbound Phippsburg, Colo., manifest through the gorgeous canyon between Tolland and Rollinsville along South Boulder Creek on May 26, 2015.
The weather is perfect as an eastbound stack train rolls right along the Mississippi River just outside of Savanna, Illinois on June 23, 2015.
An inbound Metra train to Chicago is seen departing the La Fox station as a few of my friends grab their shots and watch the train depart east towards Geneva.
Special train to event "Levocska pilgrimage". Passenger traffic on this line is cancelled since 2003.
Yard power in the Sunday morning sun. 8886 is an ex-Erie Lackawanna SD45-2 that was rebuilt by Conrail to SD40 specs. Over 40 years in service, it still runs on a daily basis, currently running on... (more)