Remnants of a Bygone Era : Deep in the woods of the Steep Rock Preserve, sits one of the few remaining landmarks of what once was the Shepaug Railroad. The Shepaug Railroad was chartered i... (more)
Classic Alco power rests at the end of the day. In 45 years of watching trains (yes I started young) these are the first mainline Alcos I have ever seen.
The result of a switch left open. Around 40 loads of coal derailed near Stanwood, Iowa. No reports of injuries.
Lightning illuminates the sky reminding the photographer of the Netflix series "Stranger Things." Approaching the PRR position light signal bridge at Summerhill, PA from the east is a we... (more)
Smokin’ in the Windy City. Metra 100 (F40PH-3) is the nominal class unit, and was originally built in 1977 by EMD as an F40PH. Seen here on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 under the tri-light signal bridg... (more)
It's not the Big Boy but how many regional railroads can boast the have steam on their roster? After a short stop to check the bearings 6988 heads east through Kellogg, Iowa on a test run from New... (more)
A derailment on the morning of Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Tifft Yard in Buffalo, New York lead to an extensive and rapid clean up. A cut of tank cars found their way off the rails at the interchang... (more)
If you rewind to 2015 you would find that both of these beauties looked nothing like they do today. They had seen better days. Both were in different colors and badly faded. 5940, an EMD GP9 buil... (more)
FEC 438 leads the 905 back north.
An eastbound approaches the automatic signals at PT 218 near Birmingham, PA along the Little Juniata Narrows of the "Broadway of Steel" east out of Altoona. These signals, like those eas... (more)
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