Not a great place to suffer a derailment. A light power set running around its ore train on the approach to Dock 6 had the lead truck of 6252 derail at a crossover, fortunately at slow speed. This... (more)
On a beautiful summer afternoon in Erwin, Tennessee, two Generations of GE locomotives await assignment at the former Clinchfield Diesel Shop. CSXT 3251 is a new GE ET44AH, and meets all of the T... (more)
Horseshoe Curve In my first trip across the USA, I saw the especial train of Norfolk Southern. Export GE locomotives for Transnet (South Africa) passing throught the Horseshoe Curve.
My wi... (more)
After a day of spotting and switching grain cars around, the switchers of the CHS elevator is Superior are done for the day and tied up and the crews have gone home until they come back and start ... (more)
As the 1,000-foot M/V Indiana Harbor prepares to dock at its namesake port a SW1200 handles a short cut of hoppers loaded with coke coal. The Indiana Harbor will unload 70,000 tons of Minnesota ir... (more)
The Arcelor Mittal's Quebec Cartier Mining Railway weekly freight is seen rolling out of Tunnel 29 on the Southern Subdivision on the way to Mont-Wright. QCM AC4400CW 17 leads the mixed freight t... (more)
Not a bad place to ride around the steel mill in the summer but not so sure I would want to be on this in January with the wind whipping down Lake Michigan.
Due to a derailment on the Overland Route in Wyoming, the NPLAT makes a rare detour via Utah's spectacular Bear River Gorge on April 30, 1994.
On a hazy day in October 1977, a Santa Fe eastbound roars slowly upgrade at Woodford with an SP and Santa Fe manifest in the hole in the long siding. A U-boat in 5936's consist is sending a plume ... (more)
Sitting on Display at the Danbury Railway Museum is New York Central E8A 4096, this engine as some history behind her and we found out just before she was retired that she was working for Amtrak f... (more)
Canada's "Rosie" After spending an afternoon making her CN Mogul look pristine, this Canadian "Rosie" takes a minute to enjoy the warm evening light that's bathing the T... (more)
Green Goats with southern California heritage markings
Freshly painted Cincinnati East Terminal Railway GP49 2806 rests at the CCET facility in Newtown on a mild summer evening in the Ohio River Valley. CCET 2806 carried the same number when built new... (more)
645 brand new block ready to be assembled. G12 A623 seen behind.
"Scrap Tie Removal"
Both of Pan Am's heritage GP9s bracket four ex-Delaware & Hudson hoppers full of scrapped ties from Athol, MA.