“Purple Haze” ~ Mused Jimi Hendrix - an avid science fiction fan - whilst being interviewed: “You know the song … It was about going through this land. This mythical [land] … because that’s what I... (more)
A northbound mty ore train for U.S. Steel Minntac runs through some remaining fall color and the remnants from the first snow to fall across NE Minnesota's Iron Range.
On a warm cloudy Saturday afternoon, PAS RJAY(the CSXT G-056 loaded grain train train with BNSF power) departs Rotterdam Yard with four dash 8s after swapping power sets. Leading the train is MEC ... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific grain train passes Martinez Siding, signaling that its climb up the east side of Cajon Pass is about done as Summit is just three miles ahead. This train is powered by s... (more)
"CHFP departing Cedar Hill"
Providence and Worcester train CHFP appears from under the Highgrade overhead bridge and proceeds toward the signal at the Amtrak controlled Interl... (more)
Ore vs. Oil at Ramshaw. Oil empties, U734, wait in the clear as taconite loads, U793, cross over the ex-DWP Rainy Sub while on the ex-DMIR Iron Range Sub.
Chasing the setting sun along the CN Iron Range Sub a trio of GE's with 145 ore cars trailing continue towards U.S. Steel's Minntac plant to load out more taconite pellets.
CN 2027 crawls up Byron Hill just after leaving Shops yard Fond du Lac, WI with GTW 5931 and IC 6203 attached on the rear as helpers.
CN 2010 passes one of the newly activated signals they have installed along the CN Iron Range Sub for CTC.
CN 2010 runs north along the CN Iron Range Sub at N. Biwabik on the first day of fall.
Canadian National C40-8 #2123 splits a country road near Rydal,GA leading CSX K423 south on a warm summer morning.
After several delays, Pan AM train POAY (Portland, ME to Ayer, MA) splits the signals at Cross Road in the Ward Hill section of Haverhill, MA.
A westbound Union Pacific intermodal train exits the Hermosa Tunnels on Track 2 on Wyoming’s Sherman Hill on September 24, 2003. Leading the train is GE C40-8 No. 9123 followed by an EMD SD70M.
A shiny new member to the CN ore pool on the Iron Range, CN 2015's train is loaded out at United Taconite but problems with the trailing unit will delay their departure back to Proctor until after... (more)