TIBR's Silsbee yard job switches with a pair of former CN GP40-2LW's, while the Jasper-Silsbee Turn (far left, in background) prepares to head north after outlawing the day before.
Just west of the village of Bertram, a matched 4-pack of Austin Western GP50’s lead empty rock hoppers from Oldcastle’s rock yard at Seward Junction (Liberty Hill), TX to the massive quarry at Sud... (more)
A trio of GC U-boats pull a westbound through Dudley, GA on their way back to Macon in April 2011. They would get recrewed by the trainmaster before hitting Montrose.
Scanned from a Fujichrome... (more)
The west side of Lawton, OK has an ample amount of industrial business for a shortline, in this case the Stillwater Central (SLWC). The 275-mile line is a former SLSF route owned by the state of ... (more)
The dry riverbed of the Pecos River is obvious here as Southwestern’s R81 turn (Carlsbad - Mosaic Mine) crosses the Pecos River trestle 3 miles from Loving, NM.
This former ATSF branch was spun... (more)
There isn’t too much scenery to be had in the salt flats & high desert of southeastern New Mexico, but here is one shot I’ve been planning to hit the past month or two.
A pair of former Austin ... (more)
A pair of YN2-schemed, former Conrail geeps kills mosquitos on the scrap-heavy J716, which is departing Garrett Yard en route to the Steel Dynamics mill near Butler, IN.
Scanned with Vuescan on... (more)
Seen from atop a wooden-deck bridge, on a rural road in south central Nebraska, this westbound BNSF manifest plows through some track work on their way to McCook. Within a month, the ties -- new ... (more)
A single widecab leads three geeps on this day’s NS 365 (Fort Wayne to Elkhart, IN) into the afternoon sun.
Scanned with Vuescan on Nikon LS-50 from a Fuji Provia 100F 35mm slide.
On a late summer evening, NKCR #7427 is in charge of a SD45 / GP30 / GP50 trio on the westbound transload train. The train consists of corn that is loaded & shipped by rail from a handful of term... (more)