The test train pulls up to Forbes to add a truck load of food and some important people from BNSF, EMD and a couple other railroads. Once the stop is over they will head deep into La Veta Pass to ... (more)
MQT's turn job arrives into Sparta MI to end out their round trip from Sparta to Baldwin and back. In a few hours the night Z151 crew will come on duty and take the train south to CSX.
After cutting their empty auto racks off east of town, the Woodstock brings some manifest through town to be left in the siding for the next days job.
A pair of RS23's lead a cut of loaded auto racks out of Cami to the CN interchange where they will drop them off and pick up a cut of empties.
Running right on time a solid set of chocolate and orange roll past the Amtrak facilities at 18th street, between multiple Amtrak moves that were taking place at the same time.
The quiet, cool, crisp foggy air is briefly broken by the sound of a Canadian tuned K3 blowing for the M-35 Crossing south of Little Lake and the sound of a SD40-2 notched out with a decent sized ... (more)
The Upper Peninsula of of Michigan has always been the land of Misfit power for the railroads from the days of the CNW Fairbanks Morse trainmasters, CNW high hood C628's, MILW F Units, to even tod... (more)
After shuffling loads and empties in a packed/limited space area the 811 and 818 spot a cut of their loaded fertilizer cars at the elevator in Union Mills.
After working the NS interchange a pair of IBCX's SD-M's lead a train of fertilizer north for Union Mills.
The Ice Cream train is about to pull up to the station to load the evenings group of passengers. At this time there was about 1 maybe two freight moves a week and the ice cream trains. Now with fr... (more)
After working a couple Plastic pellet plants on the south side of Scranton a pair of RS3's sore high above the valley on the old trolley line as they head back to town.
After getting a track warrant train PISB leaves the yard limits at Muller and heads for the industrial parks outside of Scranton.
There is not a whole lot that sounds and looks better than a pair of Lima built Berks hauling a freight train at sunrise... it really doesn't get much better at all.