1973 I took an extended trip west in my Maverick with my Collie and made an early morning stop in Chihuahua at the shops.
Amtrak CF7 583 in faded Santa Fe paint has just pushed an outgoing equipment draft from Southampton Street Yard into Boston's South Station, while F40 228 prepares to depart from the adjoining tra... (more)
Freeport Switcher waits at Wallace Yard Freeport with the former Illinois Central offices in the background. At one time Freeport was a major junction. In addition to the Chicago to Iowa line Fr... (more)
Remote controlled GP38-2's move cars around in CN's Mobile Yard beneath Interstate 165.
SW1200 works the massive old style grain elevator in the old bottoms of central Des Moines. When loaded the cars will be picked up by Iowa Interstate to be handed off to NS at Peoria.
Portland Terminal S-4 sits between assignments at South Rigby Yard.
More commonly seen as road power, ES40DC 5476 shoves back on a cut of box cars while switching Pascagoula Yard.
GTW 5833 idles in Amtrak's 14th Street Yard preparing to switch out coaches in Union Station.
Cleaning out a bit of carbon, this 1951 GP7, built as ATSF 2688, shoves back on a stretch of hoppers unloading limestone at Vulcan Materials in Gautier, MS on the CSX NO&M sub. A common but good r... (more)
MP15 1144 sits tied up in Sibert Yard. The switcher is on home rails, originally serving as L&N 5034, evident by the classic Leslie RS5T air horn.
Western Avenue Switch dropped of an F-40 at Union station and is headed back to yard.
Back when Amtrak handled mail in the Northeast Corridor and South Station was switched by CF7s that still wore Santa Fe yellow and blue, the evening switch job posed with a string of MHCs that wil... (more)
Marshalltown switcher takes two cars to spot inside warehouse on the east industrial track off the old M & St.L
Norfolk Southern arrives from their Ashland Ave yard to switch the ADM milling plant west of Racine Ave.
Former Panhandle Line to Union Station.