Cuesta ConqueredAmtrak's Transcontinental Steam Excursion crests the summit of Cuesta Grade, just north of San Luis Obispo, California, on April 27, 1977. In the process of ... (more)
A Conrail SW1500 pulls a string of loaded piggyback flats off the trailer loading tracks and past the yard office at Beacon Park Yard in Boston. The yard closed in 2013 as CSX moved intermodal ope... (more)
From 1890 to 2013, Beacon Park Yard in the Allston section of Boston was a busy terminal for the Boston & Albany and successors NYC, PC, CR, and CSX. It was closed in 2013 to free up the valuable ... (more)
With its work at Mount Carmel Junction complete, the Reading and Northern daily train passes through Locust Gap on its way to Port Clinton.
A BNSF manifest rolls south on UP's Cascade Subdivision. BNSF trains are operated on trackage rights originally granted to Great Northern by Southern Pacific. The peak in the distance is Mount Sco... (more)
Westmoreland Coal's Dump Train unloads at Wentz. The train was sequentially unloaded a car at a time via a conveyor belt that ran the length of the train. The conveyor on the hill in the backgroun... (more)
Ready for the invasion? I've seen a lot of unusual MOW vehicles, but this is certainly one of the most unusual. The E&LS painted up this ex-military 6x6 in their GN inspired scheme, see here at th... (more)
Former N&W SD40-2, 1639 and 6129, bring an eastbound coal train into Bluefield yard past N&W 611 waiting on an out-bound track to go west with a ferry run to Portsmouth, OH. Several freight cars h... (more)
NS 607, a Yuma Turn, has just exited Jones Cut and crosses Wildcat Creek approaching the Irondale section of Big Stone Gap. The crew is destined to the small yard at Yuma, Virginia to set off its ... (more)
The first Blue Goose excursion train operated by Yreka Western rolls eastward. Those White City Terminal boxcars in the foreground were stored on temporary 'tracks' with a tie placed about every t... (more)
NS 3553 brings up the rear of Westmoreland Coal's Dump Train as it begins its climb up Crest Hill en route to Westmoreland's Holton Complex for loading.
All in a Day’s Work
The Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern serves a small explosives manufacturing plant at Mount Carmel Junction, Pennsylvania. Since there is no runaround track ne... (more)
Wearing the special "Ballast Express" paint scheme, a pair of Conrail GE C32-8 units are working hard as they haul a loaded ballast train upgrade through Wyomissing Junction.
An interesting all Great Northern lash-up with in the lead GP35 no.3034, GP30, two GP35s, F3B, F3A and two Big Sky Blue GP9s are arriving Denver, Colorado on April 28, 1968.
Smoking in SLOAmtrak's Transcontinental Steam Excursion puts on a show as it departs San Luis Obispo, California, on the morning of April 27, 1977. This excursion, led by fo... (more)