During its last weeks of operation, the Ozark turn trundles through the rural emptiness of Barbour County Alabama with just five cars.
An elderly GP7 powers a short work train just south of downtown Dothan. The crew is picking up salvageable materials along the right-of-way.
Southbound train leaving Holbrook
Returning to Virginia City
It was a nice day six years ago, if somewhat cold, so I trekked down muddy ruts to the ledge high above the lake to catch this southbound double stack train charging uphill at the beginning of the... (more)
BNSF 5860 (ES44AC) passes through Palmer Lake and heads to Monument, Colorado
Back in the day...the Apache Railway traverses a typically lush Arizona landscape, though on this day the ground had scattered patches of some strange white stuff stuck to it. Six Alco's may have... (more)
whos train is this?? Oh it surely belongs to the NS. Heading northbound towards Detroit MI, NS train 29E has a sole CSXT leader today.
A first since Amtrak was born! All cleaned and polished, the 04' leads The Washington & Idaho VIP passenger special between Plaza and Marshall, making it the first passenger train on the li... (more)
Burlington Northern split pea soup. Behind the power rolls a load of dried peas heading out of the Palouse.
One of the 12 Re 4/4 II locos purchased from the SBB by the BLS, No 504 formerly SBB No 11123, heads the 12.37 Berne to Luzern train formed of former SBB Swiss Express stock. With the recession ma... (more)
Where the derailment began.
Today was not a good day.
Xpress Railer swings out from the yard and prepares to race south to Atlanta.