This shot was taken around 1969 or 1970, shortly after the transition from NYC to PC. The view is looking east on the Michigan Central Porter Branch, with the N&W ex Wabash 4th District crossing i... (more)
At 89 Years Old, She Still Looks Like She Just Rolled Out of Baldwin. Easing her way up Amtrak's 8th Street Coach Yard, Santa Fe 3751 passes by the passenger rail company's service and in... (more)
Honorning America's Veterans Cabbage Style Warming itself in the morning light, AMTK 90208, poses on the original, 1927-built Redondo turntable prior to taking part in its official unveili... (more)
With a day of four round trips complete, Fillmore & Western No. 14 rests in the yard as the crew begins to thoroughly inspect the locomotive prior to putting her to bed for the night. One of these... (more)
The morning light spills over the hillsides and onto the town of Fillmore as the Fillmore & Western's pride of the fleet, No. 14, builds pressure in the yard prior to shuffling over to its train f... (more)
A colorful array of units sits in and around the Galesburg BNSF yard.
So I drove from Las Vegas out to Kingman ("lots of trains out there!" they said) only to find the transcon shut down for the whole morning. A couple hours of wandering around, and I stum... (more)
What used to be Milwaukee Road 457 is now a lonely GMTX leaser, with its last former line's colors to show for its service. The MP15AC is on loan to the PVJR in Clark County, Washington while thei... (more)
The NKP signal that guarded the diamond between the NKP and PC stands tall at Oakland as the ILSX 180 pulls a grain train south to clear the switch so the HLCX 3834 can hook up to the north end of... (more)
Took a stop by the Eastern Illinois Railroad Company's "headquarters" in Charleston, IL yesterday. Not expecting to run into anyone, I talked to their manager for over an hour about oper... (more)
Gloomy sky, gloomy future. The gloomy morning sky over the Chama Yard pretty well reflects the prospects for the old soldier seen here. The former D&RGW #483, a Baldwin K-36 Locomotive, w... (more)
AMTK 42 poses in the afternoon light with Redondo turntable stall mate 795 as a northbound Surfliner crosses over the flyover with its next stop of Los Angeles Union Station.
Tanks for the memories! A line-up of 6 Union Tank Car Company (UTLX), narrow frame tanks sit idle in front of the old Gramps Oil Loading Dock in the Chama Yard in early October of 2016. ... (more)
Located in the appropriately named 'Locomotive Park' in downtown Kingman, ATSF 3759 spends another lonely night in the desert/canyon town as the park's sprinkler system comes to life - making phot... (more)