The Maple Leaf is officially in the United States and after a stop in Niagara Falls, wastes no time getting up to speed for the rest of the trip to New York City.
It’s a cold day in late December as Amtrak 824 leads the eastbound Toronto to New York City train the “Maple Leaf” over the unique double decked Whirlpool bridge a few miles down river of Ni... (more)
Well I was standin on a corner in Winslow Arizona, such a fine sight to see. Well sorry, no girl in a flat bed ford here! Only a late afternoon eastbound climbing a grade on the former Santa Fe ag... (more)
A classic Montreal built C424 number 98 sits outside the shops near Snowflake, AZ with sister 97 sitting just inside. This photo nearly sums up the Apache Railway's current operations. The company... (more)
The good old 99 leads an unusual, but welcomed southbound move with a unit train of empty well cars bound for storage on the Apache. The fact that this railroad can afford to operate at all is ast... (more)
Out of some crazy stroke of luck, I managed to pass the Apache Railway yard near Snowflake, AZ just as a three pack of rare Alco and MLW locomotives departed north for Holbrook, AZ. The trio went ... (more)
302 cruises along with a loaded smelter bound train between Kearny and Hayden, AZ.
The 505 takes the empties back to the mine as it approaches the second tunnel on the line. Getting to this location involved this Michigander's first encounter with cactus's and steep cliff's.
The first loaded ore train of the day begins pulling through the smelter with the 302 on the point.
The first loaded ore train of the day arrives at Hayden and approaches the smelter with the 302 on the point.