One of the old IC EMD SD70's idles away by a grain elevator in Gilman, IL. It appears that most of these big standard cabs have been placed in local service throughout the CN system.
CSX was several months old when the former B&O Vincennes local "The Wabash Flash" was on the River Main to switch a customer further in town. It is crossing the former B&O line from Cin... (more)
Shoving six cars to the southwestern end of the Kaw River Railroad’s trackage in North Kansas City is Webb Asset Management SW1500 1507, wearing a Kansas City Terminal logo. This engine was bui... (more)
The Shenandoah Valley Railroad Local with a hand full of hoppers on the way back to their yard for the day with GP9 5940 in C&O colors running Long Hood Forward
East Side Local builds it train before crossing Fox River to switch paper plants.
Switching cars at the Blandin Paper Company, BNSF 3136 goes about it's duties on an early weekday morning. That's the BNSF Lakes sub running straight through the yard. This is the eastern end, t... (more)
GP15-1 on a local out of Coffeyville has a split personality.
NS 1098 leads a local East past the old NKP milepost in Hammond.
"The Local" pulls two sugar cane syrup tank cars from Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida. Growing up in Michigan, I likely rode in this locomotive at some point, it being a forme... (more)
The CMR uses the decrepit former Rock Island siding to access the lead to spot hoppers of plastic pellets for the Silgan Plastic Containers.
With all the work completed at the industries served by the CMR in Union, MO, the train heads east on the former Rock Island to the yard at Lackland, MO.
The CMR local based at Union, MO starts its work week by picking up empty CSX boxcars at Esselte Corporation and climbing the grade from the warehouse to the former Rock Island mainline.
Austrian Narrow Gauge Branch Line
A beautiful late summer's day found the heat haze hanging in the valley, and a vintage 1936-built diesel hauling a mixed train on the Ybbsitz bra... (more)
Narrow gauge in Austria
Most people will think of the Zillertalbahn when mention is made of narrow gauge in Austria. But the OBB ran 760mm gauge (roughly 2'6") regular serv... (more)
A CSX local works at a industry in Rockdale.