The latest in Norfolk Southern’s DC to AC conversion program is SD70ACC 1800, seen here fresh out of the Juniata Paint Shop in Altoona, PA. Original built in 9/1994 as EMD SD70 #2537, 1800 was reb... (more)
The Death of an Alco - After hitting a crossing packed with ice and snow, the #3002 derailed and rolled on its side. Eight days later sister engine #3004 hit a crossing packed with ice & snow at ... (more)
Aftermath of vandals putting ties on the tracks. That's the power off Q226 in the background pulling two rerailed cars west.
Steam Capital of America! With six locomotives in steam the Cass Scenic Railroad State Park has made geared steam history. Standing infront of each engine are the men and women that made th... (more)
This Fife based UP local ends up T-Boning a Wood chip trailer with their caboose, after the driver's ill advised right turn. A crowd of officials, police officers and bystanders watch as the Con... (more)
Intermountain Rigging and HeavyHaul of Salt Lake City, UT, hauled three ex-NdeM E60C's from UP's rail at Craig, CO, to Deseret Power near Dinsaur, CO. Truck climbs hill with two trucks pushing!
Elk River Coal & Lumber shay #19 has five loads of logs en route from the lumber camp to Avoco, W. Va. on Nov. 24, 1961. They didn't build bridges, they just forded the creeks. A watchman ri... (more)
Look out! A plow extra with a GP9 pushing explodes into a cut near Barrett. This was one of three plow trains running on this day to Glenwood, MN - one from Minneapolis, one from Thief River Falls... (more)
One of the world's most beautiful trains, CP Rails 10th annual Holiday Train is seen deadheading past the ex-D&H Station in Plattsburgh, NY at 00:34. What a sight at night!
Two of the units from the derailment on 8/26 in San Timoteo Cyn in Redlands are now set to become scrap. These engines were part of a lightpower move that became a runaway train. The crew survived... (more)
A railfan takes video of 11V with three EMD leaders as it heads west through the Cassandra Railroad Overlook as the sun burns off the morning fog.
Plow extra running westbound into Morant's Curve.
CP's fleet of SD90MACs sit idle in the yard. These units have been inactive for over a year, victims of the economic down turn. During the month of March CP began mechanical evaluations on these u... (more)
Stuff happens! You've heard the news, here is the visual. CP 8628 was the mid-unit on the westbound, and CP 8874 was the lead unit on the eastbound.
The piece of brake rigging that launched a GTW boxcar off the track after running over it's own brake rigging that fell off and was jammed into the frog. Canon EOS 20D.