Going backwards, this train climbs the middle leg of a double switchback, with agents taking care of the air brake and communications with the engineer.
Fallen flag SD40-2's of Burlingotn Northern and Santa Fe heritage lead a BNSF yard transfer as it makes its final approach into BNSF's Argentine Yard in Kansas City after holding to let eastbound ... (more)
I miss the electrified Port Road, perhaps my favorite piece of railroad. The electric motors and catenary were gone before I knew enough to go railfanning down here. Note the two E44 motors in t... (more)
Six SD40-2 variants lead the westbound Trona interchange train into Searles Jct. In the foreground are empty hoppers on the stub-ended UP Lone Pine branch awaiting pickup.
With three step applied, the conductor on mine run C660 removes the EOT, before running the power around an empty train to be loaded at the Spurlock loadout near Printer, Kentucky.
Former Rock Island covered hopper used in silica sand service has spent it's retirement perched on top of a warehouse adjacent to the former Rock Island yard at West Davenport, now owned by the CP... (more)
"The Lonely Boxcar of Buda"
A single boxcar sits alone on the Great Western Railway's Welty Branch just off of Interstate 25 in Buda, Colorado. The boxcar is painted in GWR orang... (more)
Northshore Mining's new locomotive positions ore cars at the dumper in Silver Bay.
Built in 1959 to shunt suburban rolling stock through the Jolimont wash plant, diesel hydraulic loco V56 is shown stored with a VTQF tank wagon in Melbourne Yard. This loco now resides in the ARHS... (more)
Many of RTD's commuter rail cars are wrapped with colorful vinyl graphics. Here we see RTD 4056 running along the elevated section that spans the UP's North Yard in Denver.
A single ACu pulls a westbound grain train into Roanoke, Va.
Recently overhauled and and sporting new paint, Missouri and Northern Arkansas 3070 sits at the Arkansas Midland diesel service shop. Photo taken with permission.
Blades built by LM Wind Power Canada in Gaspé, Quebec are seen on CN X325.
Due to excessive leaks, freezing, etc. BN utilized these converted boxcars, fitted out with Diesel engines and air compressors. Used in the winter, they maintained trainline pressure on long cons... (more)