Twilight along the old Reading & Columbia Railroad, which opened for service during the Civil War, connecting Reading with the Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal at Columbia. The old American House ... (more)
A single passenger awaits an eastbound Keystone Express as a Conrail local switches the M&M-Mars Candy Co. siding. The 7558, originally built by EMD as a GP9 in November of 1955, was numbered 703... (more)
An N-11E transfer caboose, still in its original Penn Central Deepwater Green paint scheme is westbound out of Lancaster, having just come off the Columbia Branch. The crewman on the leading plat... (more)
Wearing the classic blue and gray Eagle passenger scheme, Missouri Pacific GP7’s 186 and 221 hustle a local freight east towards Herrington on the Kansas City-Pueblo main line, MP’s westernmost e... (more)
A GP9 still in its Penn Central paint scheme heads east through Lancaster's station on the center main line tracks. Today, the two center tracks are gone, but the two platform tracks have been up... (more)
An afternoon CSX local works in the CSX yard in West Springfield, MA.
Those accustomed to Rock Island in maroon or red were startled in 1975 when the road’s new president John Ingram started painting cars and locomotives in white and blue. But Ingram had come out of... (more)
Just three weeks out of the Capital Rebuild Program at Silvis shops, new image GP7 4517 ambles through the old riverfront town of Peru, Illinois, in the historic heart of the Rock Island. Rails we... (more)
On a bright but very cold February 20, 1969, GP7 2811 rolls the (almost) daily local out of Santa Fe, headed down the 18-mile branch to a connection with the main line at Lamy. In 1880, the AT&SF ... (more)
Colorado & Southern 809, just arrived in Loveland with the Fort Collins local, has set out with three cars for lineside businesses. That accomplished, she’ll haul the rest of her train -- boxcars ... (more)
Colorado & Southern 809 is rolling into Loveland with the local from Ft. Collins on a pleasantly warm November afternoon, 1958. The heavy U.S.R.A. 2-8-2 was, until recently, Chicago Burlington & Q... (more)
A WSOR GP38-2 leads a local as it passes through the University of Wisconsin Madison campus.
A E&E local freight switches a cement distribution facility at Sioux Falls, SD on Oct. 9, 2013 w/ SW900 No. 17 and SW1200RS No. 7.
The southbound Hudson-Sioux City Local crosses the Big Sioux River in Riverside, IA on Oct. 7, 2013 with GP39-2s No's. 2511 and 2510.
The southbound Hudson-Sioux City Local passes the old grain elevator at Westfield, IA on Oct. 7, 2013 with GP39-2s No's. 2511 and 2510.