A pair of helpers on the rear of a westbound rumble across the middle fork of the Flathead River east of Essex.
Some aged UP power is illuminated by the full moon
A pair of light units roll back to Pokegama Yard after assisting M-347 up Steelton Hill in far western Duluth. A beautiful winter day to spend some time ice fishing on the St. Louis River. The six... (more)
The slo helper pool has been hosting some classic end power.
Helpers await their next call on this chilly december night.
Old power, new face.
The rain has stopped and a heavy mist sets over San Luis. With lack of sun these past few weeks, i took the opportunity to photograph the new set of helper power. Since storing or selling the UP s... (more)
NS 3427 is the lead locomotive of a four-pack of helpers moving about the Cresson Engine Terminal just before 9PM. The flashers of the Arch St. crossing are reflected in the side windows of the SD... (more)
Smell the fresh paint!! NS 6300 and NS 6303, two brand new SD40E rebuilds, roll west through Altoona in perfect light heading back west to Cresson for more fuel. NS 6300 is one of two SD40Es built... (more)
A group of photographers gather as an eastbound W&LE ore train crosses the Peters Creek valley. Units 3049 and 4025 are doing the honors as mid train helpers.
A pair of 40Es lend a helping hand to this eastbound freight, working upgrade at MP 253.
A blue & black helper set gets ready to shove another westbound over the mountain.
A pair of SD45-2s head back to Altoona while a westbound hopper train works upgrade.
A three unit helper set shoves a 58 car unit grain train from Green Spring, WV to Pilgrams Pride in Moorefield, WV.