NS 056 had quite the train on 8/18/2014, amongst the CAT equipment, pipe loads, and Trucks for these units, were these 10 brand new BB40-9W GE's, heading for Mozambique,Africa.. Photo at Johnstow... (more)
Rows of stored SD9043MACs sit idle at UP's massive Bailey Yard, seen from the Golden Spike Tower. They may be on the sidelines for now, but the non-stop work of the world's largest freight classi... (more)
Due to a combination of a harsh winter, booming oil industry, and aggressive trackwork, Amtrak's Prized train, the Empire Builder detours over the KO Sub. While the eastbound train 8 still uses i... (more)
THIS HOUSE IS FOR SALE!!! Seriously, if you are interested in having this view from your porch, this property is on the market. I have no idea if the porch furniture is included. :) What y... (more)
With three GEs on the point and two more bringing up the rear, all working hard to keep it's battle with gravity in check, a Roseville bound manifest negotiates the most famous portion of rail on ... (more)
CRDC job with new paint scheme on newly built unit from RELCO looking somewhat like a strangely modified MK1500D
This one had been sitting a while. Originally an L&N unit, it probably never ran again for anyone. No information but from the looks of the damage I'd guess they hit a derailed car that had leane... (more)
On August 17th, the NS 8020 lost the #6 traction motor while being the trailing unit on a coal train to Belews Creek Steam Station. The unit sat on the siding at Watkins until this date for a crew... (more)
A Union Pacific intermodal train heads past the Temco grain silos at the south end of Commencement Bay. The fog has receded just enough to reveal a ship loading at the silos.
On a foggy and misty day the anchor off the USS Duluth (LPD-6) is moved from a flatcar onto its concrete display stand along Duluth's Lakewalk near the Vietnam Veteran's War Memorial. The USS Dulu... (more)
This large cut of cars from Albina yard makes it's way to the BNSF yard in the northwest side if the city
The workers in UP's North Yard take a moment to admire the beauty of UP 951 (an E9A built in 1955) as it is repositioned for a run later to its home base in Wyoming.
UFOs on the rail! Empty nuclear rod cars enter Enola yard off the Pittsburgh line
One never has to work very hard to figure out a line operated by R.J. Corman, the name is abundantly placed on everything. Here two SD45 display shells are bracketed by a couple of cabooses placed... (more)
The MMC Yardmaster's tower was the perfect place for a front row seat to the ballet of intense lightning that followed up a thunderstorm. Huge bol... (more)