Fresh from the factory! Brand new Iowa Interstate ES44AC's 502 (closest to camera) 503, 504, 508 & 510 are sitting in the NS Bellevue yard having come in two days prior. I wish they had been pai... (more)
Scenes like this used to be common on the MAW, but may not last for long on the new ND&W which is attacking decades of deferred maintenance with two track gangs working constantly to chip away at ... (more)
According to internet reports, CSX Q114 saw sparks flying from a car on loaded coal train CSX T909 and notified them. T909 was running Westbound coming into Hamler, OH and trying to bring the tra... (more)
Suffering from decades of deferred maintenance the Maumee & Western slowly rolls along their dilapidated mainline east of Okolona leaning so far at times I'm amazed the whole train didn't tip over... (more)
FEC 813 brings up the tail of 7 new FEC GEVO's in tow (810, 807, 811, 802, 801, 800 & 813) behind the road power of Q357-25 at Boughtonville, OH on their way to Willard where another train will fo... (more)
After sitting for two weeks after bringing in an empty train the Pennsylvania Railroad heritage unit is finally receiving some attention. The CP hopper ahead of it was a bad order set out from an... (more)
Classic NYC power! A Mohawk meets a lightning stripe E8 at the National NYC museum.
NS is cleaning out the ditches through the grade separated 'trench' between the Amtrak Depot and Toledo Yard. Here the work train's in action with debris flying off on the opposite side. Note th... (more)
After setting off one car on the elevator lead the A&M Monett turn with new SD70ACe's 70 & 71 is continuing their trek south. Note the new bell applied to 70's nose between the number boards. Th... (more)
A Hospital train being run from Detroit to Indy with damaged equipment gets a new crew in Walbridge, Ohio. The damaged P42 and coach were from the 2/1/12 accident in Jackson county Michigan when ... (more)
Reflected in the window you can see the wonder in a boy's eyes, face up against the window as another train passes our train while we hold the main.
How many covered hopper parts can you recognize? Several covered hoppers derailed on an interchange run to Walbridge more than a year ago and were finally cut up for scrap. Here, half a dozen go... (more)
The sign may say Goshen but the museum grounds are actually in Elkhart. 4085 had the honor of leading the last 20th Century Limited long before making this "station stop" their resting place.
The West Virginia Rails festival offered the opportunity to get a cab-view peek of the engineer's seat of SBVR 181 with other SBVR units parked alongside.
From left to right, PRR + NYC = Conrail!