It is October 1981, in less than 6 months, the ferries would stop traversing Lake Michigan, and the end of this line would be set, but, prior to this, 4 Ann Arbor units roll through the beautiful ... (more)
A colourful Conrail unit leads 3 Norfolk Southerns upgrade from Conemaugh. Relics of the former steel industry form the backdrop
There is nothing else I've seen of Man's industrial might more impressive than a blast furnace being tapped. Here we see a line of bottle cars spotted under the cast house, with one being filled ... (more)
The ex Norfolk and Western Big Prater Creek Branch was biuilt in 1977, and runs from Vansant Jct. to Deskins, to serve the Island Creek Coal Company's Pocahontas Loader, which was the sole purpose... (more)
We've been the SOO for about a year now and most of us Milwaukee guys are still in shock. The poor SOO guys are in even more shock as they will soon lose their RR to the WC and have to come over t... (more)
Standing tall and glaring down on this streamliner in its final hour, the scrapper looks like he's just slain a mighty beast as smoke rises from the wounds. The 486 was built in 1957 for the New ... (more)
Passing through downtown Westminster, MMID 2060 - (ex-MMID 300) the Maryland Midland's Heritage Unit, leads 5 CORP painted units on UBEG's return to Union Bridge after visiting the CSX interchange... (more)
A short Hutchinson, KS to Oakland, CA freight passes the signal at the east end of Minturn siding. Chasing this afternoon westbound was the perfect way to end a day of railfanning Tennessee Pass ... (more)
...and that's a wrap, folks. Not only is this the last Q170 to run between Taft & Jax, it is the last intermodal to operate to or from Taft. Seen passing Auto Train. The entire Central FL inter... (more)
Old steam crane out of service for many years, with many passenger cars in scrapping, in the old yard and workshops of Temuco, the great deposit of coal is observed.
The first ACS-64 continues to earn its keep as more sister units are accepted for revenue service. Before long, these and the Acela will dominate the NEC.
A crew change was made on this westbound J-train.
Maryland Midland 300 is seen leading two sister units that have been recently repainted into the G&W corporate scheme as they prepare to pull rock loads from the quarry in Woodsboro, MD.
A westbound J-train was seen sitting at Edmonds as the crew waits for their crew van to arrive for a crew change.
DMIR 403 and CN 6013 rest on a track at the diesel house after being towed to Proctor after being involved in a derailment of a loaded ore train at Fairbanks earlier in the week. Both suffered gea... (more)