Adam Farence Photo.....I got to thinkin about this location....in the Milwaukee Road days when I (Tom)ran trains by this spot there was an old farm house on the north side of the track structure ... (more)
An eastbound Conrail manifest stands at the sweeping curve at Cove, Pennsylvania. With headlights off, no crew in the cab, and parked on the track least likely to have an eastbound train, the trai... (more)
The tenth day of Conrail’s existence finds a meet near JU tower in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. A 30-car local train in the charge of two Lehigh Valley RS11’s waits to proceed east, while a 58-car wes... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
This train apparently was the hottest train on the railroad in August 1975. This relatively short hotshot just met an eastbound freight at Savona siding and is hightailing it west toward Ashcroft ... (more)
Lots of differences between then and now, as this Southern Railway manifest heads south out of Potomac Yard.
CNW SD40 883 leads a trio of power including a former Southern SD24 and torpedo-tube equipped GP35 on train 406 at Yukon Jct. as the train arrives in Eau Claire from Spooner, WI on its way to the ... (more)
Adam Farence Photo
Wow, I went to the Utah Railway in 2002 as an "emergency" trip because the MK5000Cs were having trouble, hoping to get some in the consists. And here we are in 2017, and the Utah railwa... (more)
GM&O EMD SD40 numbered 901-921, built in 1966.
Soo Line 751 is crossing 1st Street as it switches the yard in Marquette, IA in September of 1993. The view is from the HWY 18 bridge that crosses the Mississippi River.
The Escalante Western Railway coal train has traversed the winding route through the hills from the Lee Ranch mine, and is on the long tangent stretch at the southwes... (more)