Long Hood Forward
Running doubleheaded and long hood forward, a westbound shuttle bound for Bay Head passes through Deal. Mechanical problems with GP40PH-2B no. 4219 caused the ... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound "Empire Builder" speeds around a tight curve west of Browning, MT preparing for a station stop, about 15 minutes AHEAD of schedule! Strange....
BNSF 4611 leads the northbound Coast Starlight through Santa Barbara. This may be the first time a BNSF unit has traveled north on an Amtrak train on this subdivision.
The Civil War locomotive Texas, involved in the Great Locomotive Chase with the General, is being removed from the Cyclorama Building where it has been displayed since 1927. The locomotive is hea... (more)
A UP GEVO leads Amtrak 5 downgrade through Yuba Pass running several hours late
A Phillies Baseball Special is ready to depart from behind the old JFK (Municipal) Stadium, in the shadow of I-95. This was a doubleheaded GG1-powered all-Amfleet train from Harrisburg. Most bas... (more)
A heritage unit leading a road freight long hood forward isn't something you see everyday. Usually something out of the usual has to occur for this to happen and this was case was no different. Th... (more)
Amtrak's California Zephyr tackles the snow covered Sierra Nevada Mountains as it rolls along the frigid Truckee River at Boca. The high temperature on Donner Pass was in the mid 20s.
A pair of BN painted SD40-2's lead a 40 car ballast train bound for Cumberland, MD.
Running over nine hours late, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief makes a rare daylight run across the northwestern Arizona region as it gets some help from a BNSF locomotive.
BNSF 6617 leads a nearly 9 hour late westbound Southwest Chief down off Ash Hill.
Photo Stop! I forget how many times Steve Barry yelled the words "Photo Stop" during the Super Saturday PCC charter, but it was a lot.
Don't Be That Guy. When we got to 40th and Lancaster in the City Of Brotherly Love, we did a photo stop. Stopping the car to let 40 guys get out backed up quite a few vehicles behi... (more)
CSAO SA2 [NS 5280 (GP38-2)] makes the first delivery to Silver Line Windows since a few more safety improvements were made inside the factory. The spur was cleared out so that a steel safety net c... (more)