The end of an era... On July 30, Norfolk Southern ran its last train across the NS Princeton-Deepwater District from Alloy Yard in Deepwater, W.Va., south to Elmore Yard in Mullens, W.Va. W... (more)
Norfolk Southern Yardmaster Pete Hypes poses for a photo inside the Elmore Yard office in Mullens, W.Va. Just days after this photo was taken, Hypes celebrates his 60th year of working for the rai... (more)
One of the last Norfolk Southern-operated local freight jobs returns to NS' Dickinson Yard on the West Virginia Secondary near Charleston. In the coming days, NS power would be moved out of the Se... (more)
A former MARC commuter rail engine rebuilt to serve as CSX's Geometry train power leads the CSX W002 through downtown St. Albans during a muggy July 8 morning.
An export coal train en route to the coastal ports of Virginia eases past Milepost 3.6 on CSX's Logan Subdivision in Barboursville. This interlocking is one of the last remaining control points on... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief splits the Santa Fe semaphore signals at Wagon Mound on the afternoon of June 7.
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief rolls east along the outskirts of Raton, N.M., at a track speed of 79 MPH.
Former Denver & Rio Grande Western EMD GP30 No. 3011 is one of the many unique Rio Grande artifacts collected at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden. Here, a faded Rio Grande logo still spreads... (more)
Norfolk & Western 4-8-4 J-Class No. 611 leads the Roanoke-Lynchburg round trip excursion westbound past the N&W CPL's at Blue Ridge, Va.
A string of EMD and some GE locomotive sit in Norfolk Southern's storage line at Roanoke, Va., during the morning hours of May 8. 2016 was a tough year for Class I railroads, idling older locomoti... (more)
Norfolk Southern GE B32-8 No. 524, formerly numbered NS 3524, sits in Progress Rail' Roanoke facility where it, along with a fleet of retired boxcars, are being scrapped. NS retired much of its B3... (more)
A manifest freight gets head room in Canadian National's Homewood Yard, sporting former Bessemer & Lake Erie No. 878 on the head end.
Ready. Set. Go. Metra's evening rushhour lineup sits near Amtrak's Chicago and Metra facility near downtown.
An afternoon Metra commuter is posed in front of the Chicago skyline in a typical spring day in the windy city.
A Canadian Pacific local switches a fleet of covered hoppers on Duluth's south side.