I was not planning on catching this, but when it got hit by the detector for a sticking brake, i flew trackside to get some last light shots of this beautiful unit. Shortly after I arrived it bega... (more)
It’s still strange to me seeing the Empire Builder stopping in Sturtevant, as the hiawathas stopped running because of covid. Even stranger is that BNSF didn’t mess this one up and it was even 3 m... (more)
C&O 2765 (NKP 765 in disguise) makes a brief stop in Connersville. The steam and a string of covered hoppers hiding the CSX U-boat that was tagging along.
A misty and cold Saturday morning finds a hint of ground fog at Wisconsin Great Northern's base in Trego, WI.
123 breaks the silence in Old Fort on a cold January evening.
Empty ethanol from Charlotte passes through Spruce Pine, NC on it's return trip to Clearing yard in Chicago.
A nice line-up of first generation EMD diesels for a special photo shoot at the Wisconsin Great Northern. Lighting by Steve Smedley and Jeffy Terry.
UP 4014 readies for departure at 8 am July 24, 2019 about to leave Altoona, WI for Adams, WI on its way to Chicago over the next few days.
A properly attired conductor bids farewell to one of thousands of people who enjoyed touring the passenger train at Altoona.
Engineer Ted Schulte has whistle duty as crowds enjoy the experience of seeing and hearing steam in action, many for their first time ever.
Reports estimated more than 10,000 visitors to the UP 4014 display in Altoona, WI the afternoon of July 23, 2019. The historic event also quietly celebrated the 56th anniversary of the last Twin C... (more)
Altoona's 400 Club likely had its busiest day of the year, maybe the decade with all the activity just outside its front door. The train remained at this location overnight.
UP displayed their train at Altoona from 2 to 5 PM on July 23. The train was well received with several thousand people enjoying its visit and special festivities.
ICG's train Chicago - Council Bluffs making its way West.