A healthy dose of sand is applied to the rail during an emergency brake application. Sand prevents the locomotive wheels from sliding when a train goes into emergency at speed. However, there was ... (more)
An afternoon CSX local pulls into Ayer yard.
A veteran BN GP50 switches out some tank cars at GM Yard.
A classic "whiteface" BN awaits the next assignment. *Note: This photo was taken on BNSF Railway property, with permission.
Burlington Northern GP50 #3104, built for the Frisco but delivered post-merger, on the Shop Track. #3104 was built December 1980 (was supposed to be Frisco #794 but was delivered with BN paint an... (more)
A six pack of former Chicago & Northwestern GP50's continue earn their keep hauling aggregate in the rolling Central Texas Hill Country terrain. Here the train is heading west to the Old Castle qu... (more)
Foster Townsend Rail Logistics owns a fleet of locomotives that serve industries all over the Saint Louis area, and many of their engines wear very bright and colorful paint schemes. FTRX GP50 19... (more)
NS 7003 kicks up leaves as it drags a lone coil car on transfer job B90 from Wayne to Jackson, MI.
A sign of things to come? From last winter is Indiana and Ohio 5001, proudly serving in hardly-faded BN cascade green. Before the year was up, this beautiful GP50 was repainted in G&W corporate co... (more)
Westbound freight led by GP50 #7039 at Ridgecrest, NC || June 1983
Westbound freight leaving Old Fort, NC in June 1983.