BNSF 6081 waits patiently for the two dpu helpers at the rear of its coal train to be fueled as a USAF C-17 practices touch-and-go landings at the Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport.
"Condemned" Santa Fe Chief boxcar 32150 sits among the trees near the east end of the BNSF Clovis yard. On the other side of the trees and only a couple hundred yards away, is the busy ... (more)
The blue flags are out as a crew prepares a colorful lash-up to head south with a loaded coal train over the KCS's Rich Mountain.
UP 8430 and UP 5058 sit outside the North Little Rock Jenks Shops, waiting to be taken back into the shops for more engine work.
All is quiet at the south end of the Palm Bay siding as a Falcon 9 rocket lifts two satellites into space at 10:50 pm. Four minutes before the launch, the southbound FEC train 335 cleared the bloc... (more)
Henry Morrison Flagler's private railcar, number 91, on display in the Flagler Kenan Pavilion at the Flagler Museum in Palm Beach, Florida. Flagler's private railcar was built in 1886 by the Jack... (more)
Message received. CSXT 1130 switches the west end of Moncrief Yard. Photo taken from Old Kings Road, which is public road that dead ends at this location.
Long nose SD40-2 UP 3267 leads an eastbound up Cima Hill near Kelso, California.
Santa Fe yellowbonnet 5922 leads a hot intermodal eastbound as it crests Cajon Summit on a clear summer morning.
A group of railfans enjoy watching Santa Fe 508 lead an impressive set of red and silver warbonnets around Tehachapi Loop.
FEC 811 and 822 lead a solid set of 87 loaded NS coal cars across the very long Roseland Bridge.
FEC 811 and 822 lead a solid set of 87 loaded NS coal cars across the Turkey Creek Bridge in Palm Bay.
FEC 811 and 822 lead a solid set of 87 loaded NS coal cars across the Crane Creek Bridge in downtown Melbourne.
Close but no cigar! It is 6:12:30 pm, and FEC train 101 arrived about 4 minutes before a Falcon 9 rocket was scheduled to launch behind the locomotives at 6:10:12 pm. The rocket launch was scrubb... (more)
FEC 817 and 806 begin to accelerate train 101 out of Bowden Yard and Sunbeam siding on their journey to Miami.