Forty years ago, in 1973, the last train rumbled across this line. Today, this is a place for the intrepid explorer to enjoy solitude while pondering the vestiges of a lost way of rural life. It... (more)
September 11th, 1996 - The day that the Southern Pacific was officially merged with the Union Pacific. And on that day, Southern Pacific GP40-2 7677 was found in the SP's yard in City of Industry... (more)
It was the end of a legendary railroad on this July 31, 1984, when Conrail was lifting the 26-mile Lackawanna Cut-off across the western third of Northern New Jersey. To keep the line out of the h... (more)
What was once new, will become new once again! NS 3214's high nose and cab are cut off to make way for a Admiral Cab. This SD40-2 will also receive a complete overhaul, under-floor air conditionin... (more)
The serenity of a peaceful Midwestern scene is broken by a BNSF stack train as it rockets towards Argentine Yard, and points west on a humid late summer morning.
Under an incredibly dramatic sunset, eastbound Q382 throttles up and enters the plant at West Deshler, where they'll cross over to main one to get around stopped traffic ahead. Just one of those "... (more)
Five stout beasts ply the fiery rails of the BNSF Transcom at sunset. Even the relatively light load of a double stack train keeps these locomotives working hard, as they hit the halfway mark in ... (more)
Lightning Stripes and Bluebirds. Mass Central's main power, the 960, sits with its replacement, two GP38's painted in a B&M bluebird scheme. Permission required for photo.
Work Train 95Q at County Line Road location of new two mile sliding .
PASSING SIDING WILL INCREASE FREIGHT TRAIN CAPACITY ON THE NORTH CAROLINA RAILROAD
Construction is underway on a new passi... (more)
The last bit of setting sun glints off the side of a fast moving east bound CSX train.
Passenger train St.-Petersburg - Voronezh
A rare visitor for the BNSF
Western Rail (WRIX) has bought this ex-Canadian National GMD1 switching locomotive, most likely for scrap or surplus parts. The conductor for this e... (more)
New SD's waiting for paint.
Some Conrail trade-in covered wagons were on display at the open house at EMD.