Norfolk Southern local A02 has finished its work at AOC Aliancys in Piperton, Tennessee. This former Conrail unit (CR 6464) is preparing to head west back to Memphis with its tank cars on the Memp... (more)
The Lehigh Valley heritage unit works as the DPU on the rear of train 23G seen here passing several rail cars being used at a local industrial park. This train will proceed on and meet a westbound... (more)
One of Armco Steel's SW 1001's switches the plant in Butler, PA, along the B&LE main line.
After dropping off cars and moving around cars at the Silica Sand Plant the power for UP Jeff City Sub Local LSE59 06 heads back to its train occupying main one on the Jeff City Sub.
For the first time in many months, ex ATSF CF7 #2627 returns to service on the Clinton Terminal, hauling a cut of scrap gons into Clinton. This engine had been "deadlined" for months pri... (more)
The well known "Dirt Train Local" has spotted its inbound loads out of sight in the background and is now putting together its outbound train of empties. The SD40N #1595 is seen here backing up th... (more)
These trackmobiles aren't as exciting as an industrial locomotive but they certainly are flexible. Here one switches covered hoppers at the Graymont lime plant in Superior's North End. You can usu... (more)
Nosed into a snow bank, this GP35 provides back-up power for a GP9 that does most of the switching here.
Utah Railway's RUT309 local works at Thatcher Chemical via trackage rights on UP's Small Arms Plant Industrial Lead in the Glendale neighborhood of Salt Lake City. The 3000 is approaching its 42 b... (more)
Often forgotten amidst the jaw-dropping images of glistening world-class passenger trains or 6-packs of shiny SD70MACs leading coal hoppers or Geep-led freight trains all running in overwhelmingly... (more)
GONE: On the afternoon of Oct. 28, 2008, the log yard at Clarkia, Idaho was a busy place, as the empty St. Maries River Railroad train arrives to pick up another train of logs headed for th... (more)
Vintage B&P power leads a manifest to Butler, passing one of the P&W Sub's biggest customers - Veka Plastics.
Utah Railway's 309 local works Thatcher Chemical along Union Pacific's SAP Industrial Lead. The rugged Wasatch Mountains offer a stunning backdrop to this industrial setting.