The old N&W signals that have guarded the East End of Elkhorn Tunnel are, sadly, no more. May they rust (er, rest) in peace...
The northbound and southbound tubes are clearly visible on the left, with a Northeast Regional about to emerge from the jaunt under the Hudson River. To the right, the tracks ascend up to the LIR... (more)
Action at A Interlocking is now covered over, however LED lighting still allows for brighter than usual scenes at night.
With their drop in Port Reading Yard completed and a loaded ethanol train safely tucked away at Motiva, OI-16 appears out of Port Reading Yard, crossing the Garden State Secondary. After a quick ... (more)
A southbound freight has come off of the high line freight bypass of 30th Street station, and is now heading south on the Northeast Corridor. Seen here passing under the competing B&O Philadelphia... (more)
Eastbound trains when seeing these signals know they have reached the summit of the Alleghenies on the former PRR mainline. From here it's all downhill heading ea... (more)
SPG3 arrives in Scranton at sunset with M636 3643 leading the return trip, the train is seen passing the University of Scranton. Before the day's end, the crew will deliver the train to CP's Taylo... (more)
Taking the curve at Adolph, heading to Proctor Yard.
Triple Seven approaches the PRR style position light signals at Lilly on the mainlines West Slope.
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Before triple tracking. AMT 1352 pushes a deadhead movement west on CP's Westmount sub during the morning rush hour this past March. In the far distance three more AMT trains can be seen ne... (more)
Hello from the Windy City, where it feels like January rather than late March. Or perhaps it feels like late March. Either way, I had a few minutes to spend at OTC watching the scoots whiz by the... (more)
Howard Terminal 8 passes the searchlight at White Rock Road on the old SP Placerville Branch as part of the 2015 Southern Pacific Historical and Technical Society Convention
"Relics of the Past"
An old Wabash searchlight signal that used to protect the N&W/WAB and IC diamond just north of Strawn, IL, stands dark. This trackage is now part of the Bloomer L... (more)
TTI #5815 leading 60 loads of Limestone eastbound through Maysville, KY.
A high hood SD40-2 gets a 117 car transfer moving up the steep grade from Mecaslin to Howell Tower.