Final Rays of Light
Today is Coaster's final day of operating trains with F40s. These F40s were purchased new at the railroad's inception in 1995 and have been workhorses for Coaster since... (more)
Seminole Gulf Railway's Murder Mystery train crossing the Caloosahatchee River as the sun sets.
An MBTA test train sits next to the MBTA Rochester shop, a locomotive shop in Rochester, just north of Cape Cod. MBTA often sends locomotives down here to be serviced a... (more)
MBTA Freight Service?
MBTX 1057 waits in Framingham after being dropped off earlier in the day. This unit is waiting to be sent south to Middleboro, where MBTA will prepare it for service ... (more)
MBTA's duo of gensets idle at the BET. These two units are plagued with engine issues and are rarely used for operations that aren't within a few miles of somewhere the... (more)
CSX B725's power sits in Framingham after a long trip back north from Attleboro early in the day.
MBTA 517 coast out of Framingham with MassDOT blue geep #1136 in the lead.
New Kid on the Block
Amtrak 874, the Avelia Liberty deadhead passes Sharon on its way to Boston to test over the next week.
HelperLink-Converted SD70ACUs #7241 and #7243 bring up the rear on 25Z, an intermodal to Chicago. To the right is the iconic ALTO Tower. ALTO controlled this part of Altoona for 9... (more)
Spiders, Rust, and Grafitti
MPEX 57, an ex-MARC GP40WH-2 is seen rusting away in the Columbia dead line. This unit was retired from MARC service and sold off to MPI a few years ago and i... (more)
Broken Beyond Repair
MBTA screamer #1007 built in 1978 sits abandoned in the Rochester dead line. At some point, vandals got to these units and stole horns, bells, numberboards, broke wi... (more)
CSX Q003, high priority stacks to Chicago passes Canal Lock 10 on the Erie Canal.
Diesels With Saftey Stripes
The Lehigh Gorge Railway Bike Train arrives back at Jim Thorpe Station with an ex-NS GP38 with a previously proprietary "Admiral Cab." To the right of the Bik... (more)
The 425 excursion backs into Jim Thorpe Station after it's 1:00PM excursion as newly acquired ex-CSX SD50-2 sits in display with the new paint scheme that all 4 of the railr... (more)
No Longer Screaming
The MBTA F40PH "Screamer" dead line sits in Rochester with 15 long-retired F40s. The future of these units is still uncertain, with only 3 units (1009, 1014, 1016) so... (more)