The Barrier Ahead. Making track speed as he heads west, 11J leans into the heavily-superelevated curve at Tipton. Nine miles ahead lie Altoona and the Alleghenies, which will slow ... (more)
Meet Me At Bartlett. CSRX 252 rolls into Bartlett with the Valley Train, catching a break from her usual Notch Train assignment. Holding the main is a photographer's mixed extra be... (more)
Southbound For A Change. Conway Scenic usually keeps #7470 facing north/west for practical reasons. This Sunday morning, however, was Railfan Weekend and thus, she faced toward the... (more)
One Last Thing. 7470 posed for a few night photos before she was put to bed for the night. After a Railfan's Weekend Saturday that would see her make a fairly rare trip to Bartlett... (more)
Storming Upgrade. Even though 4960 can easily handle six empty coaches up the grade at milepost 19, her crew still puts on an impressive show just before sunrise in the Arizona dese... (more)
New Arrival. The G&U's newly-acquired F7 sits under the full moon the yard at North Grafton. It will be interesting to see how much use this unit gets on the 15-mile short line.
ICE on the Mohawk. A loaded ethanol train for North Jersey, running on CSX as K644, rolls east along the Mohawk River at sunset behind IC&E/DM&E power. A nice way to end a sunny da... (more)
Supply Run. Returning from the Grand Canyon, the GCRY recreates what the weekly supply run to the South Rim looked like in the 1940s. In those days, the Grand Canyon Village, like ... (more)
High Desert Sunset. As the sun drops like a rock towards the horizon, GCRY 4960 drops down the grade towards milepost 36.
All The Way. After 26 years in operation, Conway Scenic finally ran a steam locomotive all the way to their outside connection at Hazens. Steam had not led a train here since the m... (more)