Industrial-strength hair dryer parked at Dupo
Interesting sight - an FRA test car prepares to depart Howell northbound. The poor thing was equipped with an annoying electronic bell and a pathetic, whiny little two-chime airhorn. Not very aw... (more)
A long way from home, this former Westrail (Australia) A Class (G12) sits at NRE's shop awaiting refurbishment and export to South America.
An EMD export locomotive bound for Argentina sits on roller-bearing trucks amid the clutter of the NRE facilities on a frosty morning.
Two of EVWR's units and a blue leaser add a cut of cars from the Southwind Maritime Center to their consist. Just wish that they could have picked a different paint scheme than that of their pare... (more)
Interesting foreign power at Howell on Saturday. Second unit, LLPX 2039, is ex B&O 4817
And to think that I used to have difficulty getting the cars on the tracks with my little HO set all those years ago...
A brand-new GE leads a short westbound consist towards the NS Princeton Terminal.
A brand new SD70MAC in CSX's new 'Dark Future' livery leads an intermodal south over the Ohio on a sunny Saturday morning.
The newly-formed shortline on what was originally Louisville & Nashville trackage is seeing a lot of action - here a westbound crosses aptly named L&N Street, about to duck under the overpass at M... (more)
This hopper had run aground along with three boxcars. Here it is being lowered back onto the rails.
The morning westbound rolls into Kirkwood Depot just a few minutes behind schedule.
Some of EVWR's units chill by the old Mount Vernon depot in downtown Mount Vernon on a lovely spring afternoon.
St. Louis' pitiful excuse for a train station sees a fair amount of traffic in the chilly pre-dawn hours this Thanksgiving.
Two old Geeps struggle valiantly to bring their colossal train into Fort Madison.