At 12:12 p.m. on January 13, 1990, Conrail ELPR3 (Elkhart to Proviso) freight swings through the curves at New Carlisle, Indiana, powered by C40-8 No. 6033 and EMD SD40 No. 6359. No. 6033 was only... (more)
An amply powered eastbound descends the west slope of Oregon's Cascade Range on a 1987 spring afternoon.
An eastbound Santa Fe manifest crosses the landmark Santa Fe trestle at Larkspur, Colorado. During this era, Santa Fe trains were in the minority on the Joint Line. Traffic was dominated by Burlin... (more)
For decades, the position light signals of the Pennsylvania RR have stood the test of time. But all things must eventually come to an end. By the close of April 2019, these signals will fall victi... (more)
CNW SD38-2s 6655 and 6659 team up on the hump at Proviso Yard, C&NW's only hump yard at Bellwood, IL on Chicago's west side. This photo was taken from the main tower. The railroad ordered 10 SD38-... (more)
Out in the vastness of central Wyoming, the 9731 East is climbing the grade toward Percy as it passes the control point at Walcott, WY. Fuji Provia.
North Platte to Pocatello manifest MNPPC-09 is rolling along the UP Trail just west of Chappell, NE on an early March afternoon.
On a beautiful September afternoon, CR freight FRSE-28 rumbles west by the former Blue Seal Feeds facility in Chatham Village. The days are ticking down for Conrail, the handsome MACs and the fe... (more)
NS 376 continues the northbound parade across High Bridge with the Reading and Conrail heritage units leading the way
Penn Central F7A 1509 (former PRR 9809A) with Penn Central F7A 1646 (former NYC 1646) Photo from my collection, no photographer's name listed on slide.
TAKE A LAP! Q350 makes use of the lap siding at Cairo to meet southbound coal train T700. A Medium Approach signal is displayed on the B&O CPL for T700 to take the west siding.
A quartet of 45T-2's are leading an eastbound train climbing the Tehachapi grade at Woodford.
A venerable SD70MAC, UP 4166, brings up the rear of a West Colton-bound manifest at Ilmon as its train slowly approaches the "narrows" where it will stop to wait for the northbound ZLCLT.
With air rushing from the lead truck and kicking up a slight cloud of ballast dust, BNSF 8022 eases a heavy grain train downgrade and into Woodford with a small splash of orange foliage providing ... (more)
The San Francisco Peaks tower over the scene as a westbound BNSF train snakes through the Northern AZ terrain between Maine and Chalendar.