The Troy grove Sub needed the tracks to be plowed from Drifts and plow lines Due a Blizzard that dumped 14 inches of snow on 02/01/2015. They cleared the line with just the power before they could... (more)
Starting the daily run to McNeil across the newly prepared soil where the local authorities hope industry will grow. Ex-CR now owned by LTEX leased to Patriot Rail and looking great.
CNW 4406 and 4401, GP15-1s, pair up on a transfer to/from the DWP connection in downtown Duluth on a beautiful summer day in 1977. By the mid-80s everything would change and this area would be par... (more)
UPY 715 rip's through the plowed crossing at Mcgirr Rd. Shabbona, IL on the Troy Grove Sub. 2-3-15
A CNW way freight heads north from Rice Lake, WI towards Spooner powered by GP15-1 4404. The unit may be new, but the 40 ft. boxcars still give a vintage feel to the train. This location is near T... (more)
On a cold and Cloudy New Years Day of 2014, I was lucky enough to catch the Piedmont & Northern in operation. Here they are seen near Belmont, NC.
On a cold and Cloudy New Years Day of 2014, I was lucky enough to catch the Piedmont & Northern in operation. Here they are seen passing under Main Street just outside of Lowell, NC.
UPY 625 (GP15-1) and UP 9769 (Dash9) team up for an afternoon of sorting freight cars and agitating the feeding pigeons, who have found the yards to be a veritable buffet of contents spilled from ... (more)
With the emergence of remote control engineers, there appears to be no need to man the control tower overlooking the Union Pacific's North Yard - at least I have yet to see anyone up there. I bet... (more)
A trio of UP GP15-1’s (all ex-Missouri Pacific engines) work the 36th Street Yard. You can often find a number of these 30+ year-old ‘baby tunnel motor’ engines working the North and 36th Street y... (more)
Two Union Pacific remote control engineers head to the North Yard with UPY 625 (GP15-1) and UP 9769 (Dash944CW).
A new engine for the data base is UPY 546 (GP15-1), seen here sorting a string of grain cars in the North Yard.
The North Yard is active, with nearly every track holding cars.
UPY 629 (GP15-1) and partner are the 'monkey in the middle', sandwiched between two strings of freight.
Two weeks after this photo was taken, the Mare Island Rail Service (a subsidiary of Tri-City & Olympia Railroad) ceased operations on Mare Island when their operating contract was cancelled. Show... (more)