RP contributor Maryann Pickering waves at one of the few manifests we saw among fleets of intermodals. Today had been largely cloudy but for a few minutes we did get a ray of sun.
A pair of IDTX Chargers lead the westbound California Zephyr through Brookfield. This is the first time a Charger has led a live long distance Amtrak train. This is preparation for when Amtrak's o... (more)
Light snow is falling as Central Maine & Quebec Job 2 is heading east toward Sherbrooke.
Black River and Western 60 passes the former Hunterton Concrete facility just outside of Flemington, NJ
Waiting for its swan song, the Rio Grande Zephyr cools its heels at Grand Junction, Colorado before making its last ever run to Denver. Normally the train would be in the Wasatch at this ti... (more)
Action at Keddie in February 1971, shows a train coming off the 4th Sub the High Line from Bieber. Powered by a solid set of first generation F's and a Geep, this was a rare sight at this late da... (more)
A U33C and two U30Cs growl west through Natick, MA, on the former Boston & Albany with a Selkirk-bound Conrail freight out of Boston. Conrail was just over a year old and the paint shop had a lot ... (more)
An F59PHI shoves an inbound to Chicago Union Station as it passes the still manned Tower A2. An outbound can be seen approaching as well. Numerous Metra lines pass through this location, making it... (more)
An extremely rare SDP35 awaits its fate in the CEMEX plant yard in Victorville, California. The unit seems to have been parked in this spot for some time now (although this is just from passing ob... (more)
“A Tale of Fire and Ice”
High above the nearly frozen Rio De Las Animas Perdidas, Locomotive No. 493 of the Durango and Silverton Railroad makes her return to active service af... (more)
Brand new SJVR 2407 at Ventura Street in Fresno.
I don't have any information on this picture other than it is of an LV eastbound at Bound Brook in the Winter. I'm guessing my father took this in the early 1960s.
R.T. Steinbrenner Photo
A group of EMD locomotives (SD40-2, SD39-2M), along with an ALCO RSD34 is waiting for service in Alameda Yard during the afternoon.
"L&I SW awaits It's Fate in Brooklyn"
Louisville & Indiana Railroad SW1200 #9321 sits dormant on the "Heritage Paper" track just off of the Bay Ridge Branch in the Brownsville area of Broo... (more)
Newcomer Conrail SD7 6999 is met by RS11 7643 as the Alco rolls off of the turntable in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. It’s interesting that the RS11’s short hood has the large block lettering “Lehigh” ... (more)