The first one and the only one. BN 8002 departs the Twin Cites for a trip along the Mississippi River in November of 1988. 8002 was the first unit to wear the Tiger Stripe scheme. It was also the ... (more)
Snow problem at all... VTR SD70M-2 431 moves some snow that was piled at a private crossing on the Bellows Falls Subdivision at Baileys Mills, VT on April 1. The train made light work of the hea... (more)
During the late afternoon hour NS 347 (Chattanooga,TN-Macon,GA) make its way south through Varnell, GA (MP 30.9H Varnell) on the NS Atlanta North-End. The dispatcher has the manifest lined all th... (more)
Yard and local power fills the service track at Knoche Yard, a joint agency yard shared by both the KCS and MILW. The KCS SW-7's carry the smallest cab numbers that I have seen on any railroad.
An all EMD lash passes through KC Junction preparing to head west down the LCL with a mighty Q505 in tow.
VEN-14 slowly trundles east behind former PBNE SW900m #52 with 3 empty clay slurry tankers for the Falls and interchange with NS. These final months of ESPN on the Venice Branch with the paper pla... (more)
Conrail's OI-16 is departing Port Reading with one locomotive for power. The CSX SD40-2 is ample power for the short train of Brown's Yard bound freight cars. The train's second locomotive, EL her... (more)
Local job GE05 stands momentarily at Mountain View in Hapeville, Georgia with it's ECO Snail Set moments before entering the Yard at Forest Park.
After delivering a string of empty auto racks to Industry Yard a couple hours earlier at East Point, local job GE05 slides through downtown Hapeville, Georgia with it's light ECO Snail Set while ... (more)
The Indiana Sub in southern part of the state used to be a busy main line on the CSX system. The former B&O line still has many sets of CPL's and very scenic locations but now it only sees a loca... (more)
Industry Yard based local job, GE04 heads back north to East Point with it's GP33ECO/RPM4C "Snail Set" and it's string of empty corn syrup tanks as it passes the signals at Hapeville, Georgia.
NS P61 with the typical trifecta of SD40-2s, the leader being of Norfolk & Western heritage.
The CN haulage trains that ran over the BN in the 90's featured some interesting power for me as a young kid. Didn't see alot of Canadian power til these trains started running. Here the westbound... (more)
Under a pristine blue sky, former CITX SD9043MAC No. 7331 leads 221 through Buford as the train hustles past the bronze statue of Roy Rogers and his palomino horse, Trigger.
A short 213 heads south by Belmont with NS SD70ACe 1003. It's kinda hard to believe that some of these units like this one where starting to get delivered 6 years ago. Man don't time fly.