I was able to catch this guy out in the open. Big West Oil / Flying J, 1 working the refinery in North Salt Lake.
A string of switcher locomotives is tied up on the west side of the GATX Car repair facility on a beautiful evening in Hearne Texas.
Fancifully lettered "Engine, engine, number 9" for the tourist train this rare model in fact is a working freight unit when not in that role. It was previously owned by Louisiana & Pine... (more)
KXHR 9 wobbles south over the second of three Island Home Ave crossings on the line. Engineer Rick will guide the single SW600 and load for Phillips 66 along-side Aultman Road for nearly a half mi... (more)
Long since devoid of cars to be loaded and unloaded, many former industrial buildings littering the northern end of KXHR's K-line have since been revitalized for use as restaurants and breweries. ... (more)
'Engine Engine Number 9' leans into the curve at Jones Street after retrieving a single load from The NS K&A interchange bound for Phillips 66.
With just a half mile left to Phillips 66, Rick Jones eases KXHR 9 through one last reverse curve into Mead's Quarry–a nature preserve maintained by Ijams. At one point in time, Mead's Quarry di... (more)
For the first time in 2022, KXHR's SW600–number 9, traverses the rather forlorn K-Line bound for Phillips 66 with a single car in tow and engineer Rick Jones at the throttle. Yesterday’s move ... (more)
SW600 No. 1280 is seen in fresh yellow and green paint at Trego, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Great Northern acquired the unit as a parts source for the Mark Twain Zephyr, currently under restoratio... (more)
After retrieving a single Asphalt tank from the Norfolk Southern interchange, KXHR 9 rolls deep into the heart of South Knoxville with Rick at the throttle and Austin riding shotgun. The rare Knox... (more)
Boral Material - EMD switcher at Wylie World.
It’s 9:40 AM and our charter train is ready for boarding on the riverfront. The rare unit, lettered ”Three Rivers Ramler” is enough to keep us interested, however there will be others. Aft... (more)
On a gloomy new years day one of the two SW600's built for the Chicago & NorthWestern switches the paper mill in Rothschild WI. The Packers helmet fits well with the NorthWestern's paint scheme.
Golden summer evening light reflects upon the bulk storage tanks at Holston Gases' terminal, located along the banks of the Tennessee River, and the Three River's Rambler Railroad tuxedo-painted S... (more)