Holding onto what little grab irons there are on a Difco dump gondola, the conductor of A746 keeps a 3 point stance as he rides the shove maneuver to place these gons or rip-rap into the Opelika s... (more)
A Lancaster & Chester crew is making up an empty unit train to return to home rails at Chester.
Housatonic Railroad NX-11 pulls a cut of empty trash cars for a nearby customer out of the siding at Berkshire Junction in Danbury. Their train of empty centerbeam lumber cars sits on the former N... (more)
A Santa Fe transfer arrives in the UP/RI yards in Kansas City, KS powered by Alco Alligator no. 9818 and a former RSD 4/5 slug. Meantime UP GP9 no. 237 handles switching chores. Not a car with gra... (more)
Four new Boeing 737 fuselages fly via rail in close formation. These new airplanes were built in Wichita, Kansas at Spirit Aerosystems (former Boeing plant) and are being rerouted due to flooding... (more)
NS local job GE80 with it's GP33ECO Nº4718 works a cut of racks at the south end of Industry Yard in East Point, Georgia on March 21, 2019
DMIR 402, DMIR 404 and IC 6252 pull 130 loads of taconite pellets leaving the U.S. Steel Minntac property via the CN Minntac sub heading south for the CN Missabe sub that will take them on a sever... (more)
The last car passes as Union Pacific’s MDVRO works upgrade through the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon at milepost 23 east of Plainview, Colorado, on September 17, 1999. Four Rio Grande EMD SD40T-2 “Tu... (more)
WAMX 4184 (SD40-2) waits on a siding for the call to shuffle cars full of fine-grained sand for use in fracking oil wells.
Colorado’s San Luis Valley is a huge high-altitude (average 7,664 feet above sea level) valley that is approximately 122 miles long and 74 miles wide with some of it used for grazing and growing c... (more)
A string of autoracks reflect the setting sun on an eastbound Union Pacific train traveling over the former Chicago & North Western main line at Flagg, Illinois, on December 28, 1995.
A interesting move on a fright train. 118 rolls north through Belmont with a beat up D9W 9102 on a flat bed. If anyone has any info on what derailment it was involved in post a comment below.
Burlington Northern Cascade green heritage of this woodchip gon at Woodlin, Montana, shows through current owner Montana Rail Link’s paint scheme and logo, which itself is almost weathered away.
This wooden Fruit Growers Express reefer and at least one companion were set off on an unused track in Conrail’s Enola Yard. I can’t determine for sure, but the car may have ... (more)
There are few freight cars that are more distinctive than the B&O’s “wagontop” box cars. Conceived out of the necessity to replace older double-sheathed boxcars with steel ones, the class M15K wag... (more)