A quiet night with the Northern Lights doing their thing in the sky and the signal at S. Fairlane doing its thing.
All Just A Blur | Just a couple of hours after midnight on the morning of Sunday, June 25, 2023, southbound CPKC manifest train M262 cruises down the Rich Mountain grade at Eagleton, AR. Li... (more)
Not much going on trackside but the sky was full of action as the Northern Lights were dancing.
The northern lights shine bright in Duluth, Minnesota as the North Shore Scenic Railroad slumbers awaiting the day's excursions.
The Milky Way makes itself known in the sky on a Summer night over CP Summit in Vaughn on the Hagerstown District. The former Norfolk & Western CPLs stand guard just as they have for many, many ye... (more)
The Norfolk & Western era CPLs stand guard at CP Ellis Run in Lithia under a star filled sky.
Under the milky way
It's 0130 and nothing is southbound on the CN Iron Range sub, and nothing is southbound on the CN Rainy sub, but the northern lights above were full of action here at the Ramshaw diamond.
Under a plethora of stars on a clear Montana night, the Northern Pacific-era cantilevered signal announces the dispatcher’s decision to route a BNSF train west on Montana Rail Link’s main line... (more)
Green over red on the signal and red over green in the sky as a southbound CN freight hums along the Rainy sub about to cross over the Ramshaw diamond.
A northbound CN freight rumbles and bumbles along up the CN Missabe sub passing through the control points of S. and N. Fairlane while heading to Canada as the northern lights dance in the sky abo... (more)
A T-Bird has pulled up and called the CN RTC desk looking for lights to leave the plant and head back to the mine to reload. Seems to be lights all around.
A loaded all-rail ore train eases down Steelton Hill in western Duluth as northern lights put on a show above.
After being sold to a shortline in rural Saskatchewan, CN 1440 sits dead and drained under clear skies. A couple of weeks later it was stripped down for parts/scrapped.
The steam era cantilever at West Tuscor indicates a westbound is lined through on a cool Summer evening.