A star filled sky glows over an almost empty Martin Yard on a quiet, dead night in March. The only thing in all of the yard is this veteran dash-8 and three hoppers.
A patch of flowers offers a burst of color on a grey day as Q230 pulls racks eastbound across the former B&O main between St. Louis and Cincinnati.
'Ease up' says the writing found underneath the builders plate of this Dash8, which was rebuilt and repainted by GE in 2016. It is seen here laying over at Beauharnois.
In the driving late fall rain, CSX V134-05 (Calhoun,GA-Terra Hute,IN) streak around the curve at Lookout Valley on the old main where the inbound crew is bringing the empty train up to the crew ch... (more)
Part of a morning fleet of Santa Fe westbounds, 844 West rounds the sweeping curve at Sandcut before starting the long descent to Bakersfield and the San Joaquin Valley.
A Santa Fe intermodal train drops downgrade through the curves at the west switch of Bealville siding on California’s Tehachapi Pass route on March 10, 1995. A trio of Super Fleet GE C40-8Ws power... (more)
CN C40-8W 2147 + BCOL C40-8M 4625 pull away from Armstrong after a crew change with Winnipeg Symington, MB - Memphis Harrison, TN freight #326.
After sneaking out of Atlanta in the fading light, CSX 7793 charges south through the humid Georgia woods with a load of tanks and army vehicles as it rushes through the night to the coast or some... (more)
Santa Fe's daily Barstow to San Diego freight nicknamed SDX was approaching Helendale on it's 228 mile run to San Diego.
It's good to see that CN still has some faith in their old C40-8Ws. Hotshot Q101 departs Jasper with CN 2137 providing all of the power for its 95 intermodal platforms.
CN 585 (with TankTrain cars at the rear) is heading towards Coteau where it will work the yard. Power is spotless CN 2137 and CN 5719.
A Union Pacific westbound mixed freight with head end coal and some interesting dogs breakfast eastern power passes the distinctive "Morman Rocks" on the south track off the pass on a warm April a... (more)