Aftermath of catastrophic head-on collision. Southbound lead by RS-32 2020 and GP-35 2384 hit 4 FA's. Note FB tossed up on the embankment. 2020 remains are under the coach. The fuel fire delayed c... (more)
Oops! Somebody should probably tell the helper crew that you shouldn't put empty flat cars between the helpers and loaded lumber cars.
This westbound intermodal with its three UP locomotives is about to disappear into the fog at 10:02 this morning. Canon 20D and 24-70mm lens.
After a 2 hour wait with no trains, the last light of day sees an empty garbage train heading West along the Columbia River
Two new locomotives head west.
Big meets small as the LS&M's GE centercab rolls a cut of empty Detroit Edison coal cars out of BNSF's Mikes Yard in West Duluth. The tourist railroad is storing a train of hoppers this winter as ... (more)
VIA 15 passed through the ice storm in eastern Quebec last night.
Movie stunt train once belonging to the Santa Clarita Railroad (SCRX) performing a stunt with a Pontiac Firebird. Note part of vehicle firewall on right side of the locomotive.
In the quietest moments of a winter storm, fire and ice converge in the tangled trackwork at Metra's busiest interlocking in the Chicagoland area.
What attracted gricers from around the world to this obscure line was this viaduct, which had an almost surreal quality about it, especially in the hazy lighting that is typical of this area due t... (more)
Santa Fe 800 East crosses the Colorado River at Topock.
New GM70, EMD's SD70ACe Tier-2 emissions unit, was at the EMD Plant at LaGrange Illinois for more testing.
The “Infiernillo” (little hell) is a very narrow gorge or canyon shared by the Rio Rimac river, the “Carretera Central” main highway, and the railroad. In addition, t... (more)
UH That'll Do! The sometimes not so glamorous side of railroading and some of the things that can happen. Here is what happens when the load out chute of a taconite pellet bin fails to close dur... (more)
Southbound Grangeville local crosses a wooden matchstick trestle north of Cottonwood