Ramble OnA bit of Bee Line Service heads east towards 'home' rails, leaving the ex-PRR Middle Division in its wake. There's a rumor out that the Pittsburgh Line between Harrisburg a... (more)
The ATSF 2903, built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1943 for the Santa Fe, is displayed at IRM. The 2903 is a heavy Northern type locomotive, it weighs in over 510,000 pounds, while the FP45 next... (more)
Three-quarters of a Mile Wide and a Yard DeepAn eastbound container train crawls across the Rockville Bridge north of Harrisburg. At 3,820 feet, it remains the longest masonry arch ... (more)
Bigler StationRJ Corman brings a loaded train west through Bigler, PA, passing the former Beech Creek Railroad (New York Central) station. Some time post-Penn Central, the structure... (more)
Running ParallelThe track into Philipsburg is all ex-PRR, and runs closely parallel to US 322. RJ Corman typically stops loaded trains about a mile west of Philipsburg at Graham Sta... (more)
After making quick work of Pipeline, the Day Gas heads back to Missoula. It will be a little longer trip as they are a river runner, but they will make good time home nonetheless.
An all EMD consist that includes four KCS units and a CSX
GP38-2 lead northbound Q504 into Indiana as it proceeds over the LIRC.
The "David L. Gunn"
Making good time, the Day Gas is ambling along the gorgeous Flathead River as they head back to Missoula. Although they are a river runner both ways, they will still make good time home.
As an eastbound train drifts downgrade toward Altoona, an ex-Penn Central SD40 and an ex-Erie Lackawanna SD45 push a westbound up the last portion of the grade before entering the tunnel at Tunnel... (more)
NB CN Local L523 bucks some drifts as they continue north during Blizzard Evelyn.
Four Union Pacific six-motor GE locomotives hustle a coal empty over Logan Hill north of Bill, Wyoming, late in the day of June 22, 2018.
BNSF Cowley turn trundles northbound through the stark landscape of Himes Canyon along the Bighorn River between Himes and Kane, Wyoming, on the morning of June 27, 2018.
It’s late afternoon on June 6, 2001, as Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr emerges from the Moffat Tunnel raising trackside dust as it begins its descent of on 50 miles of two percent grades tow... (more)