All hooked up and ready to head for Fillmore and the next chapter in this railroads long history. The line is part of the original Southern Pacific Coast Route. Here's hoping for success.
Fillmore and Western Alco S6 ties onto the Sierra Railway RP20GE Gensets that will be used on the late Fillmore and Western Railway. The Sierra Railway has taken over operation of the line.
KCS 2919, a 48 year old GP40-2LW, idles away at the Meridian yard on this cold January morning. 2919 began life as CN 9496 in September of 1974. The unit was on CN until the mid 90's when KCS boug... (more)
LS&I's duo of C30-7s leads 3 Tilden out of the yard at Eagle Mills. One of the C30-7s has since suffered a major mechanical failure and was retired.
On a hot and sticky morning, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago's massive, water treatment plant is seen from above in Stickney. Times are busy as multiple trains of lo... (more)
In the setting sun, GBW 2407 shines in the sun outside of Barn 2 during Showcase Weekend 2020.
MCRY 1256 leads a excursion train through La Rue, WI.
A Pantograph on a Diesel?!? ¯\_(?)_/¯
Upon reviewing this photo of NICD GP38-2 1000, I discovered something interesting about this engine – a pantograph on the roof! Built b... (more)
Phantom letterers have struck and his critter will briefly be resplendent in shining black lettering. She will be renumbered, then return to anonymity. Too bad. Locomotives will all have number... (more)
Alco caboose hopChicago & North Western Alco RS32 No. 4243 on a caboose hop, rolls by at Green Bay, Wisconsin, on April 27, 1985. Both the RS32 and bay window caboose No. 11031 are pain... (more)
A couple of scrapped CSX locomotives sit outside of the Aberdeen Carolina & Western Railway locomotive shops.
On a cold January night, NS 29G rumbles west through Christiansburg, Va by the Cambria Depot with the 4001 in the lead.
Looking great in new paint, this unit, originally owned by Yankeetown Dock is back in business bringing up the end of a push-pull train returning to the prep plant on this line which connects wit... (more)
Ready to go but blocked in by a grain train at Richburg, these guys will have to wait til tomorrow. Sure would look nice in blue and gray, especially with that jaunty bell.