After meeting I028, the containers on I141 get underway behind two CSX engines. The wall of containers rolling on 300 axles split the signals on the southend.
I'm standing on the steps and the famous old tower, still manned at the time, probably sipping ice tea. Jay, the tower operator, allowed me to hang out in air conditioned comfort while waiting fo... (more)
BNSF ES44AC No. 5869 rolling stacks, departs Cooks Siding on the Fallbridge Subdivision along the Columbia River
A work in progress: CaterParrott Railnet 5000 will be the primary power for their Azalea Sprinter excursion train after mechanical and cosmetic upgrades are complete. 5000 has a colorful history: ... (more)
TPW westbound windmill train, passing west of Lake Cicott, IN, is headed to the Wolcott, IN yard during the evening of 04/25/12. At this point in time the NS was interchanging the windmill nacelle... (more)
Two car Northern Pacific train number 264 is seen on the curved trestle at Dorsey Idaho in 1931. Otto Perry photo, from my collection.
High above the Fox River in Geneva, IL, CSXs Law Enforcement promotional locomotive flies with ethanol empties. Since its unveiling not too long ago, this is only the second time that one of the C... (more)
DM&IR 215 and 211 switch the yard at Proctor before sunrise with an air temperature of -20F.
PAR 1 returning to Boston from Worcester Massachusetts after it was showcased for a railroad exposition along with some MBTA equipment.
From this angle, the immense bridge over the Sheyenne River at Valley City, ND looks like a wall of steel. An eastbound BNSF train makes the crossing in March 2017.
Coyote Sunset. When the GP40 trio of 4501-4504-4500 (ex-STBX [Sterling Bomba LLC], exx-Idaho Northern & Pacific, exxx-CSX) started their service careers with Atlantic Coast Line and Seaboa... (more)
Heading into Town. The C&O 1309 crosses over the Great Allegheny Passage.
Arriving new locomotive.
Still painted in CitiRail's scheme, CN ES44AC 2780 leads a 3rd section of G834 east along the shores of the Athabasca River on CN's Edson Sub.