With a fresh crew on board, the Bluebird waits to head south into Shire Oaks with an empty coal train.
In the wee hours of the morning NKP 765 rest inside Conway yard awaiting the up coming trips in the Pittsburgh area after dead heading from Columbus a few hours earlier. Photo taken with permissio... (more)
An outbound dinky rushes past a CNW local that is sitting in a local industries siding waiting for a few trains to pass before going back to work.
A LS&I local and a WC crew talk about how they are gonna handle the traffic at the mines, In actuality these are some of the equipment being moved around IRM. to get ready for Diesel days.
WSOR 4030 sits on the wye with some rip cars, 4030 would disappear during the middle of the night for Madison.
Once the Pride of the BN executive fleet BN 1, 2, and 3 all now reside at IRM living out their days on display with occasionally being fired up for special events, this is the first night shot i c... (more)
A little night time switching at IRM with an F unit!! 118 moves around some locomotives to get ready for Diesel Days.
4052 sits with a group of other 40's outside the shops in Janesville.
WC 7525 sits out a beautiful night at IRM just a couple weeks before Diesel Days.
D&RGW DVROM is ready to depart North yard for Roper shortly after sunset, in actuality WE 213 is built up and ready to depart Rook for Brewster with the WE's 2 ex-DRGW tunnel motors. The crew went... (more)
Dropped off only a few minutes prior by WE 611, which took the third engine off this train SWP 2006 back to Rook with 7 cars, AVR 3004 and 3002 sit at the AVR/WE interchange with 60 loads of coal.... (more)
NS 595 is tied down on 99 track at CP Wing with the N&W 8103 up front awaiting a new crew.
With a steady rain falling we find NS 8100 sitting tied down in Clairton next to the USS Clairton Coke works on a wet and cold May night.
700 sits at LSRM on a cloudless night in Duluth.
After shooting the 8104 in street running with Brad and Ben I headed to the north end of town to get the 8104 waiting for a new crew.