Spring thaw means Mississippi River flooding in downtown Davenport. The CP will run trains through the floodwaters for as long as they can, until the River gets too high. Another engine was on the... (more)
At what first might not seem very exciting, that changes when you realize you are seeing the tender to the BIG BOY UP 4014 that is being restored behind those closed roundhouse doors. The adjacen... (more)
With newly rebuilt AC44C6M locomotives being added to the roster with numbers in the 4000 series, the Norfolk Southern Executive units had to be renumbered and repainted. Here, in Altoona, the F ... (more)
Apparently the Ex-Conrail GP8 at the grain elevator in Tamora, Nebraska needed a little help building air. The folks at the Co-Op strapped an air compressor up on the front pilot.
A limestone train for United Taconite departs Duluth while another train dumps its load of iron ore on Dock 6. The James R Barker is at the shiploader while the Roger Blough is on the east (right)... (more)
A former BN unit leads a lite engine set out of the Springfield Underground. This facility was opened as a quarry, for mining limestone, in 1946 on Route 66 and was served originally by Frisco. To... (more)
Down to his CB&Q cap and overalls, Roger was the engineer this day. The cab of the BN 9908.
A pair of CP ECOs switch Duluth's Port Terminal in a thick fog on a quiet Sunday morning.
Flood waters have consumed the low lying Arkansas side of the Mississippi River as BNSF 5402 & 8974 cross over on the Frisco Bridge in the center of this trio of bridges leading into Memphis. On t... (more)
Among the hoppers, gondolas, tanks cars and an autorack, here is a wide angle look of UP 9135, UP 9295, UP 9230, UP 9184 (C40-8's) and UPY 940 (ex-MP 3503) a S6-1B, at Progress Rail Services, on P... (more)
Penn Central E44s and a train stuck in the Assunpink Creek flooding of 1975. The USGS investigation of the flooding can be found here... (more)
It’s almost 9:00 p.m. on the evening of July 16, 1998, at Colorado’s Denver Union Station. Rio Grande EMD GP60s sit on one of the station tracks and are being used as protection power for the next... (more)
Dateline Tillamook Oregon…. The Columbia River Belt Line Railway #7, aka The Skookum, is all packed up and ready for its road trip to The Niles Canyon Railway in Sunol California.
Limestone loads behind a trio of C40-8 variants begins its climb up Proctor Hill while three DM&IR tunnel motors spot ore cars for dumping at Dock 6.