A WB freight passes a yard full of derelict equipment as it enters Altoona on a steamy August morning. The pair of GP35 powering the train were built for the PRR in 1964.
A private corporation operated the Auto Train 1971-1981. One of the carrier's brightly colored locomotives idles prior to departure from Lorton, VA.
Noteable Oranges. The eyes of the Met Sub were fixated on an out of town duo for a few days in late June as BNSF Railway SD70ACes 9288 and 9037 arrived on CSX G124 and worked a variety of l... (more)
Waiting for an air hammer to clear a frozen switch.
Waiting for Hill 5 to finish loading.
Not Fooling Anoyone. On June 3, 2011, HLCX 5960 (ex-NS 6523 exx-HLCX 5960, exxx-CRIX 5960, exxxx-UP 5960, née-CNW 8030, SD60, 9/1986) leads a Norfolk Southern Corp manifest train over forme... (more)
Former Milwaukee Road E9 30-C, now Amtrak 406, slows to its station stop at Sturtevant, past the Klinkert Hotel, which was kiddy-corner from the Milwaukee Road station. The Klinkert dates to an e... (more)
South Shore freight engines make-up their train to head south to LaPorte and Kingsbury.
Second Generation Branch Line. On the evening of Tuesday, July 21, 2020, Genesee & Wyoming's San Joaquin Valley Railroad 2122 (BL20-2, EMD, 1992) leads SJVR 3000 (Progress Rail PR30B) and a... (more)
South Shore Style. In 1927, the Chicago, South Shore, and South Bend Railroad opened its 11th Street Station in Michigan City, Indiana. The station featured a retail outlets including a lun... (more)
Albany-Renssealer In Transition. Amtrak P32AC-DM 712 was painted in Phase IV when it was getting set to depart on May 24, 2000. The main station was under construction with a sign stating &... (more)
A CN crew switches the north end of the Wisconsin Rapids yard in preparation for a NB departure.
Sole Survivor. On February 16, 1993, STCUM control car 900 (Vickers, 1969) prepares to lead a commuter train from Gare Windsor in Montreal, Quebec. On April 23, 2021, after more than a deca... (more)
10 locomotives lead a SB UP manifest freight through rural Kenosha County.
A pair of GP20-ECO units kick cars at the east end of Muskegon Yard in Milwaukee's Menomonee Valley on a beautiful Saturday morning.